Report by Paula Antolini, October 17, 2019, 6:38PM EDT
URGENT – WEATHER MESSAGE: The National Weather Service has issued a Hazardous Weather Outlook (445 AM EDT Thu Oct 17 2019)
This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for southern Connecticut, northeast New Jersey and southeast New York.
HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING…
* WHAT…West winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 65 mph.
* WHERE…Entire Tri-State Area.
* WHEN…Until 6 PM EDT this evening.
* IMPACTS…Damaging winds will blow down trees and power lines.
Widespread power outages are expected. Travel will be difficult, especially for high profile vehicles.
A High Wind Warning means a hazardous high wind event is expected or occurring. Sustained wind speeds of at least 40 mph or gusts of 58 mph or more can lead to property damage.