Submitted by ub on Sun, 11/20/2016 - 01:12

The National Weather Service has issued an NYC Wind Advisory citywide which goes into effect on Sunday, November 20 beginning at 6:00am until Monday, November 21 at 6:00pm.

The advisory has been issued for sustained winds of 25 mph to 35 mph and gusts in excess of 50 mph. During periods of high winds, residents should use caution when walking or driving high profile vehicles.
Winds at these speeds can cause flying debris, turn unsecured objects into projectiles, and cause scattered power outages.

To prepare, charge cell phone batteries, gather supplies and turn refrigerators and freezers to a colder setting. Always stay clear of downed power lines. If you are affected by an outage, turn off all appliances and keep refrigerator and freezer doors closed to prevent food spoilage.

Do not use generators indoors. If you lose power and have a disability or access needs, or use Life Sustaining Equipment and need immediate assistance, please dial 9-1-1.

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