Monday, March 1, 2021

WEATHER ALERT: Wind Advisory Issued for Schuylkill County

The National Weather Service has issued a Wind Advisory for Schuylkill County.

The Wind Advisory from the NWS states: 

WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 10 AM EST TUESDAY...

* WHAT...Visibility will continue to improve steadily this morning as rain ends and a strong cold front brings drier and colder air into the region on a gusty northwest wind. Sustained northwest winds 15 to 25 mph are expected, with occasional gusts of 40 to 50 mph.

* WHERE...ALL OF EASTERN AND CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA.

* WHEN...From 1 PM this afternoon to 10 AM EST Tuesday.

* IMPACTS...Gusty winds will make travel difficult in high profile vehicles and could blow around unsecured objects. Tree limbs could be blown down and a few power outages may result.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Use extra caution when driving, especially if operating a high profile vehicle. Secure outdoor objects.


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Forecast for Monday and Tuesday

Monday - Light rain will continue through Monday morning leaving behind cloudy skies in the afternoon and evening.  Daytime Temperatures will hang around 40 degrees with overnight temperatures in the Mid-Teens.

Tuesday - Sunny - Winds will still stick around for the morning but subside midday.  Tuesday night will be clear with temperatures in the Mid 20's

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