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  • High Wind Watch for Northern Herkimer County, New York
  • High Wind Watch issued October 30 at 5:16PM EDT until November 01 at 4:00PM EDT by NWS
  • Effective: Wednesday, October 30, 2013 at 5:16 p.m.
  • Expires: Friday, November 1, 2013 at 4 p.m.
  • ...HIGH WIND WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY EVENING
    THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...
    * LOCATIONS...HERKIMER...HAMILTON AND NORTHERN FULTON COUNTIES.
    * HAZARDS...STRONG TO POTENTIALLY DAMAGING SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST
    WINDS.
    * WINDS...SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST AT 25 TO 35 MPH...WITH POSSIBLE
    GUSTS UP TO 60 MPH.
    * TIMING...SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL INCREASE TO 25 TO 35
    MPH LATE THURSDAY NIGHT...THEN SHIFT INTO THE SOUTHWEST TO
    WEST WITH A COLD FRONTAL PASSAGE LATE FRIDAY MORNING. THE BEST
    CHANCE FOR WIND GUSTS REACHING 60 MPH WILL BE JUST AHEAD OF...
    AND WITH THE COLD FRONTAL PASSAGE LATE FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH
    EARLY FRIDAY AFTERNOON.
    * IMPACTS...DOWNED TREES AND POWER LINES MAY LEAD TO SCATTERED
    POWER OUTAGES. STRONG WINDS WILL ALSO MAKE FOR DIFFICULT
    DRIVING IN HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES.