BREAKING NEWS

BREAKING NEWS

Wind Advisory In Effect Friday

URGENT – WEATHER MESSAGE

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY

342 PM EST THU JAN 3 2013

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NIAGARA-ORLEANS-MONROE-NORTHERN ERIE-GENESEE-WYOMING-CHAUTAUQUA-

CATTARAUGUS-SOUTHERN ERIE-

INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…NIAGARA FALLS…MEDINA…ROCHESTER…

BUFFALO…BATAVIA…WARSAW…JAMESTOWN…OLEAN…ORCHARD PARK…

SPRINGVILLE

342 PM EST THU JAN 3 2013

…WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM TO 6 PM EST FRIDAY…

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BUFFALO HAS ISSUED A WIND

ADVISORY…WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM TO 6 PM EST FRIDAY.

* LOCATIONS…PORTIONS OF WESTERN AND NORTH CENTRAL NEW YORK

* TIMING…LATE TONIGHT THROUGH EARLY FRIDAY EVENING.

* WINDS…WEST 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH.

* IMPACTS…WINDS OF THIS MAGNITUDE HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO BRING

DOWN TREE BRANCHES…POTENTIALLY CAUSING DAMAGE TO POWERLINES

AND CAUSING LOCALIZED POWER OUTAGES. IN ADDITION THE STRONG

WINDS MAY MAKE IT DIFFICULT TO HANDLE HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. SECURE

OUTDOOR ITEMS SUCH AS TRASHCANS AS THEY MAY BE BLOWN OVER AS

WELL.

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.