Gale and high wind advisory

Today might not be the best day to rake leaves.
Sandusky Register Staff
Nov 17, 2013

 

According to Accuweather:

A GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 4 PM EST MONDAY.

* WINDS AND WAVES: SOUTHWEST GALES OF 35 TO 40 KNOTS WILL DEVELOP LATE SUNDAY AFTERNOON AHEAD OF A STRONG COLD FRONT. WIND GUSTS COULD EXCEED 50 KNOTS SUNDAY EVENING WITH THE PASSAGE OF THE FRONT. AFTER THE FRONT... GALES WILL CONTINUE SUNDAY NIGHT INTO MONDAY FROM THE WEST. WINDS WILL SLOWLY DIMINISH LATER ON MONDAY. WAVES WILL GET AS HIGH AS 15 TO 17 FEET ON THE EAST HALF OF LAKE ERIE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR OCCURRING. OPERATING A VESSEL IN GALE CONDITIONS REQUIRES EXPERIENCE AND PROPER EQUIPMENT. MARINERS WITHOUT THE PROPER EXPERIENCE SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR PRIOR TO THE ONSET OF GALE CONDITIONS.

Also...

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO 7 AM EST MONDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CLEVELAND HAS ISSUED A WIND ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO 7 AM EST MONDAY.

* WINDS...WEST WINDS OF 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 50 MPH. THE STRONGER WINDS WILL BE INDEPENDENT OF ANY THUNDERSTORMS THAT DEVELOP. MUCH HIGHER WIND GUSTS OVER 60 MPH ARE POSSIBLE IN THUNDERSTORMS.

* TIMING...THE STRONGER WINDS WILL ARRIVE BEHIND THE COLD FRONT THAT MOVES THROUGH THE AREA. THE FRONT SHOULD BE AT TOLEDO AND FINDLAY BY 7 PM...CLEVELAND TO MANSFIELD BY 2 AM AND TO ERIE AND YOUNGSTOWN BY 4 AM.

* IMPACTS...THE HIGHER WIND GUSTS WILL CAUSE TREE DAMAGE AND ALSO CAUSE OBJECTS NOT SECURE TO BE BLOWN AWAY.

 

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