Southern Tier Under a Wind Advisory
The National Weather Service in Binghamton says October 7 will go down as one of those blustery fall days for residents of much of New York.
A Wind Advisory is in effect from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. October 7 for Broome, Tioga, Chenango, Cortland, Delaware and Tompkins Counties as well as Sullivan, Seneca, Otsego, Northern Oneida, Onondaga, Chemung, Madison,Southern Oneida, Steuben, Yates, Schuyler and Southern Cayuga counties.
Forecasters say as a cold front moves through, expect wind out of the West steady at 20 to 30 miles per hour with gusts up to 50 miles per hour expected. The highest gusts are expected in the Finger Lakes in the afternoon hours.
According to authorities, gusty winds could blow around unsecured objects like Halloween decorations, garbage and other debris. Tree limbs could be blown down and a few power outages may result.
Officials are advising motorists to use extra caution when driving, especially if operating a high-profile vehicle.