Wind gusts to 40 miles per hour this morning

Andrew Cummings
February 25, 2019

The wind is blowing west at about 40 miles per hour, but gusts of up to 60 miles per hour can be expected throughout the afternoon, according to the service. The wind is expected to ease a bit after 6 p.m., though the advisory is in effect until midnight. As such - the National Weather Service has issued a HIGH WIND WARNING for the entire state through 7pm Monday.

There is a growing chance the Hudson Valley will see widespread power outages this weekend.

Forecasters say damaging winds will blow down trees and power lines.

Power outages are expected and travel could be hard especially for high profile vehicles. Rain was expected to end before 1 p.m. Boston hit 47 degrees, which was above average, but not close to the record high of 73 degrees set back two years ago. Power outages are likely.

Accumulating snow is possible is possible Friday night-Saturday morning. Wind speeds may not be almost as high overnight, but a strong westerly breeze will continue tonight.

According to AAA, trucks, vans, SUVs, and trailers are more vulnerable to high wind gusts and could potentially be pushed around or flipped by high winds. Download the FOX17 weather app for daily video forecasts and additional updated weather stories.

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