Weather Alerts for Richfield Springs

Issued by the National Weather Service

High Wind Watch  HIGH WIND WATCH   High Wind Watch

Areas Affected:
Northern Berkshire - Southern Berkshire - Southern Herkimer - Southern Fulton - Montgomery - Schoharie - Western Schenectady - Eastern Schenectady - Southern Saratoga - Western Albany - Eastern Albany - Western Rensselaer - Eastern Rensselaer - Western Greene - Eastern Greene - Western Columbia - Eastern Columbia - Northern Fulton
Effective: Tue, 2/27 3:26am Updated: Tue, 2/27 5:40am Urgency: Future
Expires: Tue, 2/27 5:00pm Severity:  Severe  Certainty: Possible

* WHAT...West to northwest winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 60
mph possible.

* WHERE...The Mohawk Valley, Schoharie Valley, Helderbergs,
Capital Region, central Taconics and Berkshires.

* WHEN...From Wednesday evening through Thursday afternoon.

* IMPACTS...Damaging winds could blow down trees and power
lines. Widespread power outages are possible. Travel could be
difficult, especially for high profile vehicles.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...The strongest winds will be in the wake of
the cold frontal passage Wednesday night when gusts up to 60 mph
are possible. Winds of 40 to 50 mph are expected during

Monitor the latest forecasts and warnings for updates on this
situation. Fasten loose objects or shelter objects in a safe
location prior to the onset of winds.