Niagara Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

High Wind Watch
Issued: 3:01 PM EST Feb. 23, 2018 – National Weather Service

... High wind watch remains in effect from Sunday morning through
Sunday afternoon...

* locations... Niagara, Orleans, Monroe, Erie, Genesee, and
Wyoming counties.

* Timing... from late Sunday morning through early Sunday evening.

* Winds... southwest 25 to 35 mph with gusts 50 to 60 mph.

* Impacts... strong to damaging winds possible. Shallow rooted
trees may be downed more easily with the recently thawed and
saturated soil conditions. Travel may become hazardous for
high profile vehicles.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Strong winds of 58 mph or greater could produce property damage,
including downed trees and power lines that could result in power
outages. Home owners should secure personal property.