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  • High Wind Warning for Southern Erie County, New York
  • High Wind Warning issued November 24 at 5:34PM EST until November 25 at 4:00AM EST by NWS
  • Effective: Monday, November 24, 2014 at 5:34 p.m.
  • Expires: Tuesday, November 25, 2014 at 4 a.m.
  • ...HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EST TUESDAY...
    * LOCATIONS...NIAGARA...ORLEANS...GENESEE...MONROE...WYOMING AND
    NORTHERN ERIE COUNTIES.
    * TIMING...THROUGH LATE TONIGHT.
    * WINDS...SOUTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 60 MPH.
    * IMPACTS...WINDS OF THIS MAGNITUDE COULD BRING DOWN SOME TREES
    AND POWER LINES RESULTING IN SCATTERED POWER OUTAGES. DUE TO THE
    RECENT MELTING OF THE PAST WEEKS HEAVY SNOW...AN UNFROZEN...
    SATURATED GROUND WILL MAKE IT EASIER FOR SOME TREES TO BE
    TOPPLED...ESPECIALLY SHALLOW ROOTED PINES. THESE WINDS WILL ALSO
    MAKE DIFFICULT TRAVEL FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. IN ADDITION...
    HOLIDAY DECORATIONS COULD BE DAMAGED AND OTHER LOOSE OUTDOOR
    ITEMS SUCH AS TRASH CANS COULD BE BLOWN AWAY.
    POWER OUTAGES COULD ALSO EXACERBATE FLOODING CONCERNS FOR THOSE
    WITH FLOODED BASEMENTS AS SUMP PUMPS WOULD NOT WORK WITHOUT AN
    EMERGENCY...GENERATOR POWER SUPPLY.
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