Northern Queens Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Wind Advisory
Statement as of 4:06 AM EST on January 30, 2015

...Wind Advisory in effect from 4 PM this afternoon to 4 PM EST Saturday...

The National Weather Service in New York has issued a Wind Advisory...which is in effect from 4 PM this afternoon to 4 PM EST Saturday.

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

* Hazards...strong winds.

* Winds...northwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts 45 to 50 mph.

* Timing...tonight into Saturday afternoon.

* 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.