Hazardous Wind Advisory #1
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HAZARDOUS WIND MESSAGE
HURRICANE NETWORK NEW YORK NY
ISSUED BY THN CENTRAL PACIFIC CENTER HILO HI
810 PM EDT SUN APR 20 2020
...HAZARDOUS WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FOR LONG ISLAND...
...HURRICANE-FORCE WIND GUSTS EXPECTED FOR THE SOUTH SHORE....
Hazardous Wind Advisory now in effect for convective wind gusts as
well as hurricane-force gusts until 800 AM EDT Tuesday.
Hazardous Wind Advisory is in effect for:
* Southern Suffolk and Nassau Counties in New York
A Hazardous Wind Advisory is issued by The Hurricane Network when
hazardous wind gusts are expected to approach 75-85 mph.
Interests elsewhere along the Northeastern United States should
monitor the progress of this low. Hazardous winds of 60-70 mph are
expected region-wide. This advisory may need to be expanded into
coastal New England based on observations tomorrow.
SUMMARY AND IMPACTS
* SUMMARY: A rapidly deepening low currently over the southern
United States is expected to track over the interior Ohio River
Valley overnight and continue to deepen. The wind field of this
system is forecast to expand bringing dangerous winds as far as
Indiana to the US/Canada border in Maine.
* WINDS: In the advisory area, winds could gust up to 65 to 70 mph
with isolated gusts to 75 to 80 mph during severe storms that are
anticipated. Elsewhere in the region along coastal areas, winds
could gust up from 55 to 65 mph with isolated gusts to 75 mph in
severe storms. In adjacent coastal waters, sustained winds could
reach 55 mph with gusts up to 80 mph.
* Prepare for power outages now. Stock up on necessary supplies to
last for several days without power. A list of supplies can be
found on ready.gov or redcross.org
* Do not venture outside during the peak wind event on Monday as
there could be dangerous debris on roadways including large trees
and downed power lines. NEVER GO NEAR DOWNED LINES...DON'T ASSUME
THESE LINES ARE NOT LIVE.
* Refer to the Storm Prediction Center (spc.noaa.gov) and the
National Weather Service (weather.gov) for watches and warnings
during this event.
Forecaster Apolo (CPC) / Latteri (THN NYC)