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Weather Alerts for    (NYZ056)

icn  HIGH WIND WARNING
   (NYZ056)

Effective: Mon, Feb 25, 2019 02:58am EST Severity: Severe
Updated: Mon, Feb 25, 2019 02:58am EST Urgency: Expected
Expires: Mon, Feb 25, 2019 07:00pm EST Certainty: Likely

Areas Affected: Broome; Chemung; Chenango; Delaware; Otsego; Sullivan; Tioga
 
Alert:
...HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS
EVENING...
* WINDS...West 25 to 40 mph with gusts 50 to 60 mph.
* TIMING...Through Monday evening. Peak winds this morning into this
afternoon.
* IMPACTS...Damaging winds will blow down trees and power lines.
Widespread power outages are expected. Travel will be
difficult, especially for high profile vehicles.
Instructions:
A high wind warning is issued when sustained winds of 40 mph are
expected for at least an hour, or gusts of 58 mph or greater.
Damage to trees, power lines, and property are possible with
winds of this magnitude. Be prepared for the possibility of
trees blocking roads and widespread power outages. At home, you
should be prepared to be without power, possible for several
days. Make sure you have adequate supplies of food and medicine.

 

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