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September 28, 2009 - 5:23am

Wind Advisory for Western NY

posted by William Buckley in weather, wind.

The National Weather Service has issued a Wind Advisory for most of Western NY today from 10AM to Midnight. According to their forecasts we can expect 20-30 MPH winds and gusts exceeding 45 MPH, along with showers and thunderstorms. These winds have the possibility of causing damage, especially due to it being early Fall, with most leaves still on trees. This applies to Allegany, Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Erie, Genesee, Livingston, Monroe, Niagara, Ontario, Orleans, Wayne and Wyoming Counties . For the full NWS release click on "Read More" below.


URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
355 AM EDT MON SEP 28 2009

...STRONG WINDS EXPECTED ACROSS WESTERN NEW YORK TODAY AND TONIGHT...

.DEEP LOW PRESSURE IN THE VICINITY OF GEORGIAN BAY THIS MORNING WILL SWING A STRONG COLD FRONT ACROSS WESTERN AND NORTH CENTRAL NEW YORK DURING THE COURSE OF MONDAY. WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND GUSTY THUNDERSTORMS WILL ACCOMPANY THE PASSAGE OF THIS FRONT...WITH SOME STORMS POSSIBLY CONTAINING DAMAGING WINDS.

A GREATER THREAT WILL COME IN THE WAKE OF THE FRONT DURING THE AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT...WHEN WINDS WILL LIKELY GUST TO 45 MPH OR MORE. THIS WILL ESPECIALLY BE THE CASE OVER THE NIAGARA FRONTIER AND ALONG THE LAKE ERIE SHORE AREA WHERE GUSTS TO 50 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE. GIVEN THAT THE REGION IS STILL FULLY FOLIATED...STRONG WIND GUSTS WILL HAVE AN INCREASED POTENTIAL TO CAUSE DOWNED TREE LIMBS AND POWER LINES.

NYZ001-002-010>012-019-020-085-281600-
/O.CON.KBUF.WI.Y.0008.090928T1400Z-090929T0400Z/
NIAGARA-ORLEANS-NORTHERN ERIE-GENESEE-WYOMING-CHAUTAUQUA-CATTARAUGUS-SOUTHERN ERIE-INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NIAGARA FALLS...MEDINA...BUFFALO...BATAVIA...
WARSAW...JAMESTOWN...OLEAN...ORCHARD PARK...SPRINGVILLE
355 AM EDT MON SEP 28 2009

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS MORNING TO MIDNIGHT EDT TONIGHT...

A WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS MORNING TO MIDNIGHT EDT TONIGHT.

EXPECT WINDS TO INCREASE ACROSS THE REGION LTER THIS MORNING AFTER THE PASSAGE OF A COLD FRONT. WIND SPEEDS WILL LIKELY AVERAGE 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS OVER 45 MPH. SINCE MOST TREES ARE STILL FULLY FOLIATED...THERE IS AN INCREASED POTENTIAL FOR DOWNED TREE LIMBS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY IS NORMALLY 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. 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.

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Bea McManis
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Glad I started my laundry early this morning. Will have most of my "to do" list completed before the weather turns bad.
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I need to tuck those garbage cans in for the windy ride too. This is Mother Nature, doing some fall cleaning. Its a good day for inside projects. The kids and hubby want me to make that chocolate cake again Bea. Dont know about dinner though. Any ideas?
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Spaghetti, with homemade sauce, baked beans and mashed potatoes. I put in a little bit of steak spice and bread crumbs in the potatoes.
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Spaghetti and beans....interesting combination.
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I think today is a pork chop night with home made applesauce; baked potato; and cole slaw.
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Pasta Fusuial(however you spell it) I'll bet you makes a mean pot of that Bea. I havent had a good bowl of that with, some fresh Parmasan, and Italian bread in ages. Im having a pork tenderloin. Im going to cook it on the grill.
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Not me, I'm the worst poster child coming from an Italian background. I rarely eat pasta!

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