Wind Advisory Issued for Cape Cod

weatherHYANNIS – The National Weather Service has issued a Wind Advisory from 1 p.m. Friday afternoon to 1 a.m. Saturday.

The following is the official advisory:
BARNSTABLE MA-

INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…CHATHAM…FALMOUTH…PROVINCETOWN

344 AM EST FRI NOV 11 2016

…WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 1 AM EST

SATURDAY…

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TAUNTON HAS ISSUED A WIND

ADVISORY…WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 1 AM

EST SATURDAY.

* LOCATIONS…INCLUDE MAINLY THE OUTER CAPE ESPECIALLY

PROVINCETOWN.

* WINDS…OUT OF THE NORTHWEST SUSTAINED AT OR IN EXCESS OF 30 MPH

WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.

* TIMING…DEVELOPING AROUND LATE MORNING INTO MIDDAY WITH THE

HEIGHT OF THE WINDS LATE AFTERNOON INTO EVENING FRIDAY.

* IMPACTS…STRONG WINDS MAY BRING DOWN BRANCHES AND WIRES…

WHICH MAY CAUSE ISOLATED POWER OUTAGES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT SUSTAINED WINDS OF 31 TO 39 MPH ARE

EXPECTED…WITH GUSTS BETWEEN 46 TO 57 MPH. WINDS THIS STRONG ARE

CAPABLE OF DOWNING SMALL TREE LIMBS AND BRANCHES, POSSIBLY

CAUSING ISOLATED POWER OUTAGES. DRIVING CAN ALSO BE DIFFICULT…

ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. USE EXTRA CAUTION.

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