Local Widespread Weather Alert for Erie and Surrounding Counties
A Weather Alert has been issued for Erie and surrounding counties from Monday Morning through Monday Evening. The Alert is a Severe High Wind Warning for the following Counties, according to WIVB,
- Northern Erie
- Southern Erie
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Here is the Official Alert per WIVB:
Mon, Apr 13, 2020, 11:00 AM EDT
...HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 11 PM EDT MONDAY...
* WHAT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 30 TO 40 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 55 MPH
* WHERE...WAYNE, NORTHERN CAYUGA, OSWEGO, LEWIS, LIVINGSTON,
ONTARIO, CATTARAUGUS, AND ALLEGANY COUNTIES.
* WHEN...FROM 11 AM TO 11 PM EDT MONDAY.
* IMPACTS...DAMAGING WINDS COULD BLOW DOWN TREES AND POWER
LINES. SCATTERED POWER OUTAGES ARE POSSIBLE. TRAVEL COULD BE
DIFFICULT, ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES.
PEOPLE SHOULD AVOID BEING OUTSIDE IN FORESTED AREAS AND AROUND
TREES AND BRANCHES. IF POSSIBLE, REMAIN IN THE LOWER LEVELS OF
YOUR HOME DURING THE WINDSTORM, AND AVOID WINDOWS. USE CAUTION IF
YOU MUST DRIVE.