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Wind Advisory in Effect
Release Date: September 18, 2012

Release Date: Tuesday, September 18, 2012 at 4:40 p.m.
A Wind Advisory in effect to midnight tonight:
  • Southern Westchester
    • WINDS...SOUTH 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 5O MPH.
    • TIMING...HIGHEST THREAT POTENTIAL IS FROM LATE THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE TONIGHT. THIS POTENTIAL WILL BE ENHANCED IN AREAS OF HEAVY SHOWERS OR THUNDERSTORMS.
  • HAZARDS...STRONG AND GUSTY WIND.
  • IMPACTS...DOWNED LIMBS...AND POSSIBLY TREES. DOWNED POWER LINES WITH SCATTERED POWER OUTAGES.
  • PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A WIND ADVISORY IS ISSUED WHEN SUSTAINED WINDS OF 31 TO 39 MPH... OR GUSTS OF 46 TO 57 MPH...ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. WINDS THIS STRONG CAN MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. USE EXTRA CAUTION.
A Tornado Watch is in effect until 1100 PM
A Coastal Flood Advisory in effect from Midnight Tonight to 3 AM Wednesday
  • LOCATIONS...COASTLINES OF WESTERN LONG ISLAND SOUND.
  • TIDAL DEPARTURES...BETWEEN 1 AND 2 FT ABOVE ASTRONOMICAL.
  • TIMING...HIGH TIDE CYCLE TONIGHT.
  • IMPACTS...WIDESPREAD MINOR COASTAL FLOODING FORECAST.
  • PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY INDICATES THAT ONSHORE WINDS AND TIDES WILL COMBINE TO GENERATE FLOODING OF LOW AREAS ALONG THE SHORE.
 
Qualitative Precipitation Forecast for Day 1: http://www.hpc.ncep.noaa.gov/qpf/fill_94qwbg.gif
 
 
NOAA Tide Prediction Tables:
 
National Weather Service Forecast for White Plains:
  • Late Afternoon Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain. Cloudy, with a high near 76. Breezy, with a southeast wind 23 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 47 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
  • Tonight Showers and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly before 5am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5am. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain. Low around 62. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 23 mph becoming west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 47 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
  • Wednesday A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7am, then a slight chance of showers between 7am and 10am. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 70. Northwest wind 13 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
  • Wednesday Night Mostly clear, with a low around 51. North wind around 8 mph.
  • Thursday Sunny, with a high near 69. Northeast wind around 9 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.
  • Thursday Night Mostly clear, with a low around 55.
Link to White Plains, NY Weather Forecast: http://forecast.weather.gov/MapClick.php?CityName=White+Plains&state=NY&site=OKX&textField1=41.0209&textField2=-73.7574
 
Link to hourly weather graph: http://forecast.weather.gov/MapClick.php?CityName=White+Plains&state=NY&site=OKX&textField1=41.0209&textField2=-73.7574&FcstType=graphical
 
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