High Wind Warning
URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Buffalo NY 515 AM EST Mon Feb 25 2019 NYZ001-002-010-011-019-085-251500- /O.CON.KBUF.HW.W.0002.000000T0000Z-190225T1500Z/ Niagara-Orleans-Northern Erie-Genesee-Chautauqua-Southern Erie- Including the cities of Niagara Falls, Medina, Buffalo, Batavia, Jamestown, Orchard Park, and Springville 515 AM EST Mon Feb 25 2019 ...HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST THIS MORNING... * LOCATIONS...Niagara, Orleans, Erie, Genesee, and Chautauqua counties. * TIMING...Through late this morning. * WINDS...West 30 to 40 mph with gusts up to 60 mph. * IMPACTS...Strong wind gusts will bring down trees and power lines and result in numerous power outages. Shallow rooted pines will be particularly vulnerable. Minor property damage is also possible, especially to roofs and siding. Travel in high profile vehicles will be very difficult at times. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... High winds of 58 mph or greater will make driving difficult and will result in property damage, including downed trees and power lines. Widespread power outages are expected. Home owners should secure loose objects.