Northern Queens Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Wind Advisory
Statement as of 11:03 PM EST on January 30, 2015

...Wind Advisory now in effect until 10 am EST Saturday...

* locations...southeast New York...northeast New Jersey and southern Connecticut.

* Hazards...strong winds.

* Winds...northwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 45 mph.

* Timing...overnight into Saturday morning.

* Impacts...the strong winds may down some tree limbs and power lines...and make driving high profile vehicles difficult... especially on elevated roadways and bridges.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Wind Advisory is issued when sustained winds of 31 to 39 mph... or gusts of 46 to 57 mph...are expected or occurring. Winds this strong can make driving difficult...especially for high profile vehicles. Use extra caution.

Special Statement
Statement as of 5:28 PM EST on January 30, 2015

The combination of strong winds and colder temperatures behind an Arctic cold front will result in wind chills values ranging between 5 below and 14 below zero late tonight into Saturday morning in the New York City metropolitan area.

If venturing outside...make sure to cover any exposed areas to avoid frostbite.