Wind advisory Sunday pm-Monday am; strongest winds overnight



The National Weather Service in Mount Holly, N.J., issued a wind advisory for the Lehigh Valley from 2 noon Monday.

Thousands more have reported losing power since 6 a.m. Monday, bringing the total number of power outages across the state to almost 320,000 households, according to the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency.

The service also issued a wind advisory until 6 a.m. Monday.

Power outages and tree damage were possible across the Northeast as well, likely along the coast, according to the Weather Channel. Winds of 82 miles per hour were clocked on Cape Cod in southeast MA.

Periods of heavy rain are expected today with embedded thunderstorms. The locations now under the Flash Flood Watch stand the best chance to see flooding.

"We could even see even higher amounts than that, especially east of I-95, east of Philadelphia, and even points north, where we could pick up upwards of four, even five inches", she said. The highest wind gusts will occur Sunday evening into the morning hours of Monday. Smaller creeks and streams along with poor drainage areas and low-lying areas will be the most prone to flooding. Low pressure will deepen off Mid Atlantic coast this afternoon and evening and shift into into New England Monday morning.

Thursday will be mostly cloudy with rain and highs in the upper-50s. Our live weather coverage begins early on Monday kicking off at 4 a.m. on NBC Connecticut.

There could be some wet snow overnight Tuesday to Wednesday, Otherwise, Wednesday will be rainy with highs around 50.

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