Weather Alerts for Bronx County

Issued by the National Weather Service

Wind Advisory  WIND ADVISORY   Wind Advisory
BRONX COUNTY

Areas Affected:
Bronx - Kings (Brooklyn) - New York (Manhattan) - Northern Queens - Richmond (Staten Is.) - Southern Nassau - Southern Queens - Southwest Suffolk
Effective: Sat, 7/21 8:00pm Updated: Sat, 7/21 7:15pm Urgency: Expected
Expires: Sun, 7/22 6:00am Severity: Minor Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM THIS EVENING TO 6 AM EDT
SUNDAY...
The National Weather Service in Upton has issued a Wind Advisory,
which is in effect from 8 PM this evening to 6 AM EDT Sunday.
* WINDS...East 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 50 mph.
* TIMING...Tonight.
* IMPACTS...Greatest impacts will be closer to the immediate
shorelines. Strong winds may blow down limbs, trees, and power
lines. Scattered power outages are expected.

Information:
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, in open areas, and on elevated roads and bridges. Use
extra caution.
There is a chance that winds may be stronger than forecast along
the immediate shorelines of Lower New York Bay and the ocean
waters, and that a high wind warning may be required for those
areas. Tune to NOAA Weather Radio and visit http://weather.gov/nyc
for later updates and possible warnings.