Southern Erie Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Wind Advisory
Issued: 8:06 AM EDT Oct. 23, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Wind Advisory remains in effect from 4 PM this afternoon to
11 PM EDT this evening...

* locations... Chautauqua and southern Erie counties, especially
near and along the Lake Erie shoreline.

* Timing... from late this afternoon through late this evening.

* Winds... southeast 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 55 mph.

* Impacts... gusty winds may bring down a few small tree limbs
and result in isolated power outages. The southeast flow will
make travel in high profile vehicles difficult at times. This
will include Route 5 and the New York state thruway where
winds will be perpendicular to travel.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Wind Advisory is issued when sustained winds are forecast to be
31 to 39 mph or gusts will range between 46 and 57 mph. Winds of
these magnitudes may cause minor property damage without extra
precautions. Motorists in high profile vehicles should use
caution until the winds subside. Stay tuned to NOAA Weather Radio
and other radio and TV stations for further details or updates.