UPDATE: The advisories have expired.

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The National Weather Service in Binghamton has issued the following weather alert:

…WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM TO 9 PM EST WEDNESDAY…

  • WHAT: South winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 40 mph expected.
  • WHERE: Portions of central New York and northeast Pennsylvania. Higher elevations and the Finger Lakes of NY will have the strongest winds.
  • WHEN: From 5 AM to 9 PM Wednesday. Winds will be strongest during the afternoon into early evening when a strong cold front crosses the area.
  • IMPACTS: Gusty winds could blow around unsecured objects. Tree limbs could be blown down and a few power outages may result.

The National Weather Service in State College has issued the following weather alert:

…WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM THIS MORNING TO 6 PM EST THIS EVENING…

  • WHAT: South winds 15 to 25 mph turning to the west with gusts up to 50 mph expected.
  • WHERE: Cambria, Blair, Somerset, Bedford, Tioga, Northern Lycoming and Sullivan Counties.
  • WHEN: From 8 AM this morning to 6 PM EST this evening.
  • IMPACTS: Gusty winds could blow around unsecured objects. Tree limbs could be blown down and a few power outages may result.
  • ADDITIONAL DETAILS…The strongest wind gusts will be on the ridge tops and in the gaps of the ridges. The most likely time for the highest gusts will be when a cold front passes through in the late morning and very early afternoon, and for a few hours after.