Sunday, January 20, 2013
Wind gusts could hit up to 50 mph and the strongest winds are expected during the afternoon and evening.
The National Weather Service has issued a wind advisory for Sunday, lasting morning til night for blustery winds that could take down large tree limbs and possibly cause some isolated power outages. The advisory is in effect across much of Southern New England from 9 a.m. - 10 p.m. Westerly winds of 15-25 mph are expected with gusts up to 50 mph. "The strongest winds should occur this afternoon and evening," says the NWS. The NWS says wind gusts that strong are capable of knocking down small tree limbs and branches, possibly leading to some isolated power outages. Driving may also be difficult, especially for high-profile vehicles.
Wednesday, December 26, 2012
Strong wind gusts are expected as part of an approaching storm, starting on Wednesday night and lasting into Thursday.
A high wind warning and coastal flood advisory have both been issued as a strong winter storm approaches Peabody on Wednesday night. The coastal flood advisory - which runs from 8 a.m. to noon on Thursday - was issued at 3:51 p.m. on Wednesday and the high wind warning – which runs from 10 p.m. on Wednesday through 11 a.m. on Thursday - was issued at 4:10 p.m. on Wednesday by the National Weather Service in Taunton. Both the warning and the advisory run along the Massachusetts coast from the New Hampshire state line to Cape Cod. While only a small amount of snow is expected to accumulate before the changeover to rain, wind will be the big impact for Peabody. Winds are expected to blow from the east at 30 to 40 miles per hour as part of the…
Friday, December 21, 2012
Strong wind gusts are forecasted for late morning to midday Friday along with a storm moving through the area that was a blizzard in the midwest.
Strong, gusty winds may cause power outages on Friday, according to the National Weather Service. In an updated Wind Advisory message Friday morning, the weather service said that the highest risk for strong winds and power outages would be across the Cape and Islands. The North Shore, however, and the rest of the coast is still under the advisory. The winds are expected to blow at 15 to 25 miles per hour with gusts up to 50 miles per hour, with the strongest gusts between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. on Friday. "Winds of this magnitude could down trees limbs and branches, leading to scattered power outages,” the weather service said. The advisory remains in effect until 3 p.m.
Tuesday, September 18, 2012
Gusty southern winds could cause minor tree damage and power outages on Tuesday night through early Wednesday.
Wind gusts as high as 50 miles per hour are expected on Tuesday night into Wednesday, according to the National Weather Service. A wind advisory has been issued for 4 p.m. on Tuesday through 6 a.m. on Wednesday. The advisory extends across most of eastern Massachusetts, including Peabody, plus parts of Connecticut and Rhode Island. Strong southerly winds of 20-30 miles per hour with gusts up to 50 miles per hour are expected along the coast. The strongest gusts are expected in Peabody between 7 p.m. on Tuesday through 6 a.m. on Wednesday. The winds will be strong enough to down trees and limb and could cause power outages, according to the weather service. The wind advisory was issued because either sustained winds are expected between 31-…