Wind Advisory issued for Monday

Apr 16, 2012

Temperatures are going to briefly sneak into the upper seventies later Monday, but with the sudden burst of warmth comes some turbulent weather.

A Wind Advisory has been issued through 7 p.m. for most of Western New York.

"We expect sustained winds to be in the range of 20 to 30 miles per hour and gusts approaching 50 miles per hour," said meteorologist Shawn Smith of the National Weather Service in Buffalo.

Strong wind gusts blow across the region

Mar 3, 2012
WBFO News photo by Eileen Buckley

 A High Wind Warning remains in effect for Western New York until 10 Saturday night. Strongest winds expected through Saturday afternoon, gradually diminishing by the evening.

As a cold front moves in winds of 30 to 40 miles an hour are occurring with gusts up to 65 miles an hour.  

There are some scattered power outages reported Saturday for both National Grid and New York State Electric & Gas customers.  You can check the latest outages by going to the power outage maps on National Grid and NYSEG Websites: