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High Wind Warning
...HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM SUNDAY TO 10 AM EST MONDAY... The National Weather Service in Buffalo has issued a High Wind Warning, which is in effect from 7 AM Sunday to 10 AM EST Monday. The High Wind Watch is no longer in effect. * LOCATIONS...Niagara, Orleans, Monroe, Jefferson, Erie, Genesee, and Chautauqua counties. * TIMING...From early Sunday morning through early Monday morning. * WINDS...West 35 to 45 mph with gusts up to 75 mph. * IMPACTS...Strong wind gusts will bring down numerous trees and power lines and result in widespread power outages. Power may be out for several days in some areas. Shallow rooted pines will be particularly vulnerable. Property damage is also possible, especially to roofs and siding. Buildings under construction and old deteriorating buildings may be damaged significantly. Travel in high profile vehicles will be very difficult at times, and empty tractor trailers may be in danger of being blown off the road. High winds of 58 mph or greater will make driving difficult and could result in property damage, including downed trees and power lines. Scattered power outages are expected. Home owners should secure loose objects.