Monday, November 25, 2013

Pre-Thanksgiving Nor'easter: High Wind Watch, Hazardous Weather Watch in Brooklyn, NYC Tuesday p.m. through Wednesday

A massive nor'easter, Winter Storm Boreas, is headed for the New York metropolitan area just in time for the two big travel days before Thanksgivng.

While most of the news reports focus on Wednesday, Tuesday afternoon's weather is likely to be bad for travel as well.

The National Weather Service has issued a High Wind Watch and Hazardous Weather Outlook for New York City and the surrounding area for late Tuesday through Wednesday:

A STORM SYSTEM IS EXPECTED TO TRACK UP THE EAST COAST LATE TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH WEDNESDAY...WITH THE POTENTIAL TO BRING 2 TO 4 INCHES OF RAINFALL TO THE TRI-STATE AREA DURING THIS PERIOD. SOME OF THIS WILL BE HEAVY AT TIMES WITH POSSIBLE FLOODING OF URBAN AND SMALL STREAMS.

About those winds:

...HIGH WIND WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TUESDAY NIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

* HAZARDS...DAMAGING WINDS.

* WINDS...SOUTH 25 TO 40 MPH WITH GUSTS OF 50 TO 60 MPH.

* TIMING...STRONGEST WINDS WILL BE LATE TUESDAY NIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS...POTENTIAL FOR DOWNED TREES...TREE LIMBS AND POWER LINES...CAUSING PROPERTY DAMAGE AND POWER OUTAGES.

Stay home if you can!

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