Orleans Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

High Wind Warning
Issued: 6:46 PM EST Feb. 22, 2019 – National Weather Service

... High Wind Warning remains in effect from 7 am Sunday to 10 am
EST Monday...

* locations... Niagara, Orleans, Monroe, Erie, Genesee, and
Chautauqua counties.

* Timing... from early Sunday morning through early Monday
morning.

* Winds... west 35 to 45 mph with gusts up to 75 mph.

* Impacts... strong wind gusts will bring down numerous trees and
power lines and result in widespread power outages. Power may
be out for several days in some areas. Shallow rooted pines
will be particularly vulnerable. Property damage is also
possible, especially to roofs and siding. Buildings under
construction and old deteriorating buildings may be damaged
significantly. Travel in high profile vehicles will be very
difficult at times, and empty tractor trailers may be in
danger of being blown off the Road.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

High winds of 58 mph or greater will make driving difficult and
could result in property damage, including downed trees and power
lines. Widespread power outages are expected. Home owners should
secure loose objects.