Wind Advisory Issued for the Hudson Valley
Hold on! It's going to be windy in the Hudson Valley.
The Hudson Valley has been experiencing some crazy weather recently. In about a week span, we experienced all four seasons. On Thursday, April 22, some parts of the Hudson Valley saw snow and frost that took us back to winter. By Saturday, April 24, we had a bright spring day. On Sunday, April 25, it was cold and rainy, just like a fall day. And then on Wednesday, April 28, the Hudson Valley had 80-degree weather.
Now, On April 29, a wind advisory has been issued for the Hudson Valley by the National Weather Service. The advisory affects eastern New York, putting the Hudson Valley right in there. Winds are expected to reach 25 miles per hour, with gusts up to 50 miles per hour. This will continue through Friday night.
The advisory reads:
"WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM FRIDAY TO MIDNIGHT EDT FRIDAY NIGHT... WHAT...West winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 50 mph expected. WHERE...Bennington and western Windham county in southern Vermont, northwestern Connecticut, eastern New York except northern Herkimer county and western Massachusetts. WHEN...From 10 AM Friday to midnight EDT Friday night. IMPACTS...Gusty winds could blow around unsecured objects. Tree limbs could be blown down and a few power outages may result. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... Use extra caution when driving, especially if operating a high profile vehicle. Secure outdoor objects."
According to the National Weather Service, the storm is expected to continue through the evening commute for most areas. Most of the Hudson Valley region has had around .04 inches of rain. However, Orange and Rockland Counties have had .09 inches of rain.