Friday, February 13, 2015

High Wind alert


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   The Bogota Office of Emergency Management has issued a High Wind alert:

High Wind Watch

Urgent - Weather Message
National Weather Service New York NY
400 AM EST Fri Feb 13 2015

...Strong To Damaging Winds Possible Late Saturday Night Through
 Northern Fairfield-Northern New Haven-Southern Fairfield-
Southern New Haven-Western Passaic-Eastern Passaic-Hudson-
Western Bergen-Eastern Bergen-Western Essex-Eastern Essex-
Western Union-Eastern Union-Orange-Putnam-Rockland-
Northern Westchester-Southern Westchester-New York (manhattan)-
Bronx-Richmond (staten Island)-Kings (brooklyn)-
Northwestern Suffolk-Southwestern Suffolk-Northern Queens-
Northern Nassau-Southern Queens-Southern Nassau-
400 AM EST Fri Feb 13 2015

...High Wind Watch In Effect From Late Saturday Night Through
Sunday Afternoon.
The National Weather Service In New York Has Issued A High Wind
Watch...Which Is In Effect From Late Saturday Night Through
Sunday Afternoon.
* Locations...Lower Hudson Valley...Northeastern New Jersey...New
 York City...Western And Central Long Island...And Southwestern
* Hazards...Strong To Damaging Winds.
* Winds...Northwest 25 To 40 Mph With Gusts Up To 60 Mph.
* Timing...Strongest Winds Late Saturday Night Into Sunday
* Impacts...The Strong Winds May Down Tree Limbs And Power
 Lines...And Make Driving High Profile Vehicles Difficult...
 Especially On Elevated Roadways And Bridges. Blowing Snow May
 Make Travel And Snow Removal Efforts Difficult.

Precautionary/Preparedness Actions...

A High Wind Watch Means There Is The Potential For A Hazardous
High Wind Event. Sustained Winds Of At Least 40 Mph...Or Gusts Of
58 Mph Or Stronger May Occur. Continue To Monitor The Latest

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