Central and Eastern Allegany Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Wind Advisory
Issued: 1:10 PM EDT Oct. 20, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Wind Advisory in effect from 10 PM this evening to 8 am EDT

The National Weather Service in Baltimore MD/Washington has
issued a Wind Advisory, which is in effect from 10 PM this
evening to 8 am EDT Sunday.

* Timing... beginning late this evening across the Appalachians and
shortly after midnight across the Blue Ridge. The strongest wind
gusts will be diminishing near sunrise.

* Winds... northwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 50 mph.

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

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Wind Advisory means that winds of 45 to 55 mph are expected.
Winds this strong can make driving difficult, especially for high
profile vehicles.