Wind Advisory in Effect? What to Do Before Your Power Goes Out
Another wind advisory is in effect for the Hudson Valley, while we hope that no one ends up navigating downed trees, power lines, and that no one ends up without power (ourselves included) here are a few good tips from Central Hudson of things to do before the advisory starts to make sure you are ready, just in case.
Remember, that there could be trees down when you leave the house or leave work. Allow for extra time to get where you are going and never drive over downed powerlines.
What is the definition of a Wind Advisory?
According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) a wind advisory is "Strong winds are occurring but are not so strong as to warrant a High Wind Warning. Objects that are outdoors should be secured and caution should be taken if driving."
How gusty are these winds supposed to be in a Wind Advisory?
Depending on where you are located a Wind Advisory is issued when the winds are expected to gust anywhere between 31 and 57 miles per hour.
Want to learn how to be ready to survive a Wind Advisory? Keep reading for how to prepare for this in advance:
Do These Things to Prepare For Wind Advisory
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