Wind advisory issued for Sunday

Big East Coast storm targets New York region, with heavy rain, strong winds on Sunday

Wind advisory issued for Sunday

The strongest winds will arrive after 4 p.m.

As mentioned above, prepare for power outages.and possibly widespread power outages. We are looking at 1-3 inches of rain in a window of 6 hours. Agency officials have been preparing for possible flooding impacts by clearing culverts and debris, a Cuomo advisory Saturday afternoon says. It will be even more hard to judge the depth of water on a road at night than in the daytime. Jeff Smith answered questions about the storm on Facebook Live: A little rain will linger early tomorrow morning. This is why there are flash flood watches posted.

"Minor flooding would be the main concern in smaller streams and in poor drainage areas, but we're not expecting any major flooding events", said Matt Steinbugl, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service at State College.


Sunday may be bringing the rain, but Monday will bring the wind.

Today will see a high of 64 and a low of 43. Winds of this strength can take down trees and subsequent power lines which means you should plan on power outages. Sunday morning, New Yorkers saw scattered, mainly light rain, which is becoming steadier. A High Wind Watch has been posted for most of CT. "Strong wind will last past midnight until the pre-dawn hours Monday; rain will be steady just past midnight but become showery during the wee hours". Colder air moves in Monday with temps hitting a high in the 50s early, then falling into the 40s by the afternoon. The forecast is calling for mostly sunny weather Tuesday, with highs in the low 50s and temperatures cooling off to the mid-30s overnight.

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