Nantucket Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Wind Advisory
Issued: 7:08 AM EDT Oct. 21, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Wind Advisory until 6 PM EDT this evening...

* winds... northwest 30 to 40 mph with gusts up to 50 mph.

* Timing... strongest winds from late morning into the afternoon.

* Impacts... strong winds may blow down limbs, trees, and power
lines. Scattered power outages are expected.

* Location... Nantucket.

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.