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 until 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 Swampscott 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 Swampscott. Winds are expected to blow from the east at 30 to 40 miles per hour as part …
Wednesday, September 12, 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 Swampscott, 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 Swampscott 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 …
Tuesday, December 27, 2011
Strong and possibly damaging winds are expected along the Massachusetts coast from late tonight until early tomorrow morning.
The National Weather Service has issued a hazardous weather advisory for much of the New England coast tonight, including Swampscott. Periods of strong and potentially damaging southerly winds will occur tonight as an intensifying storm system moves through the upper east coast. The strongest gusts could reach up to 50 mph, according to the NWS. Storm impacts could include downed power lines and isolated power outages. The wind advisory will remain in effect from 9 p.m. tonight through 3 a.m. Wednesday morning. Thunderstorms and rain are possible, as well.