High Wind Watch Now a WARNING
Written by Dan Fischer on March 30, 2018
HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM SATURDAY TO 8 AM EDT
The National Weather Service in Buffalo has issued a High Wind
Warning, which is in effect from 5 PM Saturday to 8 AM EDT
Sunday. The High Wind Watch is no longer in effect.
* LOCATIONS…Niagara, Orleans, Monroe, Wayne, Erie, Genesee,
Wyoming, and Chautauqua counties, mainly along the lakeshore
along Lake Erie and South of Lake Ontario to about the Thruway.
* TIMING…From late Saturday afternoon through early Sunday
morning. Winds will be strongest overnight.
* WINDS…Southwest 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 60 mph.
* IMPACTS…Strong to potentially damaging winds will be
possible and could bring down trees and power lines, resulting
in scattered power outages. Travel may also become hazardous
for high profile vehicles.