Western Hampden Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Wind Advisory
Issued: 3:23 AM EDT Oct. 16, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Wind Advisory now in effect until 6 am EDT early this

* winds... northwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 45 mph.

* Timing... strongest winds should diminish by 6 am.

* Impacts... strong winds will blow around unsecured objects. Tree
limbs and a few weakened trees could be blown down and a few
additional power outages may result.

* Location... portions of western Massachusetts.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Wind Advisory means that sustained winds of 31 to 39 mph are
expected, with gusts between 46 to 57 mph. Winds this strong are
capable of Downing small tree limbs and branches, possibly
causing isolated power outages. Driving can also be difficult,
especially for high profile vehicles. Use extra caution.