High Wind Warning expanded to include the eastern Catskills and central/southern Taconics. Maximum wind gusts of 55 to 65 mph expected for much of the area. Updated statement and graphics below: https://t.co/NtL0xbaTzk pic.twitter.com/pZpYqToUpz— NWS Albany (@NWSAlbany) April 4, 2018
There’s a high wind warning for most of Eastern New York from 1pm Wednesday afternoon until 5am Thursday morning.
Forecasters say wind gusts, at times, could hit between 50 and 60 mph.
National Grid says there is a possibility of scattered power outages and the utility company is reminding us to never touch a downed power line and to keep a number of working flashlights on hand, plus your battery powered radio.
Today's high is 55 degrees with rain at times in the early afternoon. Becoming colder, low of 25 degrees tonight.
Listen to the forecast from WGY-Accuweather Meteorologist Heather Zehr below.
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