Genesee Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

High Wind Warning
Issued: 2:58 PM EST Feb. 24, 2018 – National Weather Service

... High Wind Warning in effect from 9 am to 6 PM EST Sunday...

The National Weather Service in Buffalo has issued a High Wind
Warning, which is in effect from 9 am to 6 PM EST Sunday. The
high wind watch is no longer in effect.

* Locations... Niagara, Orleans, Monroe, northern Erie, and
Genesee counties.

* Timing... from late Sunday morning through early Sunday evening.

* Winds... southwest 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 60 mph.

* Impacts... damaging winds likely. Shallow rooted trees will be
the most susceptible and be downed more easily with the recently
thawed and saturated soil conditions. Travel may become
hazardous for high profile vehicles.

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. Scattered power outages are expected. Home owners should
secure loose objects.