A wind advisory has been issued for the Hudson Valley and surrounding area.

Get ready for a windy day. A wind advisory has been issued for the Hudson Valley by the National Weather Service. According to the advisory, it is in effect on Monday, November 2, 2020, from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Winds are expected to come from the west that ranges from 15 to 30 mph.

The National Weather Service issued the wind advisory for the Mohawk Valley region including all of Fulton County, the Schoharie Valley, Helderbergs, Greater Capital Region, eastern Catskills, mid-Hudosn Valley region, and Taconics.  The mid-Hudson Valley is Dutchess, Ulster, Orange, and Putnam County.

The wind advisory warns that winds could blow around unsecured objects. Things like garbage cans and outdoor furniture could be affected. Tree limbs could also be blown down and power outages may result. The National Weather Service advises using extra caution when driving, especially if you are driving a high profile vehicle like a tractor-trailer. They also advise securing outdoor objects.

Now is the time when severe weather really strikes in the Hudson Valley. Between snow, rain, and wind, it's time for it all. We've already had our first snowfall in the Hudson Valley. While it was small, it came in October and could foreshadow a snowy winter. It's already been hinted by a meteorologist that winter 2020 in the Hudson Valley will have more snow than last year.

For now, keep safe during today's wind advisory. Keep reading to find out how to prepare for a wind advisory.

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