Southern Tier and Northern Pennsylvania upgraded to Wind Advisory for Wednesday

A WIND ADVISORY now has been issued for Allegany and neighboring counties to the west, east, and south into Pennsylvania for Wednesday, with a HIGH WIND WATCH remaining in effect for counties to the north.

The National Weather Service (NWS) at Buffalo, reports the upgrade for Allegany and Cattaraugus counties from 11AM tomorrow to 1AM Thursday, with winds from the west at 20-to-30MPH, gusting as high as 50MPH during the alert period. Timing varies for other counties.

The NWS notes that wind gusts can blow around unsecured objects, with potential for tree limbs being blown down, resulting in a few power outages.

“Use extra caution when driving, especially if operating a high profile vehicle,” forecasters warn.

Our earlier report today provides information on the strong cold front moving through the area tomorrow which will result in temperatures plunging from near record highs to below freezing in a few hours Wednesday afternoon, along with other potential weather hazards.

Be Aware. Be Prepared. Stay Safe.TM, and continue to monitor for any additional significant updates.