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  • High Wind Watch for Saratoga County, New York
  • High Wind Watch issued January 30 at 4:22AM EST until January 31 at 6:00PM EST by NWS
  • Effective: Wednesday, January 30, 2013 at 4:22 a.m.
  • Expires: Wednesday, January 30, 2013 at 5 p.m.
  • ...HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO 6 PM
    EST THURSDAY...
    THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ALBANY HAS ISSUED A HIGH WIND
    WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO 6 PM EST
    THURSDAY. THE HIGH WIND WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.
    * LOCATIONS...ALL OF EAST CENTRAL NEW YORK AND ADJACENT WESTERN
    NEW ENGLAND.
    * HAZARDS...DAMAGING WINDS.
    * WINDS...SOUTHERLY WINDS BECOMING WEST THURSDAY MORNING AT 20 TO
    35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 65 MPH...WITH THE STRONGEST WIND GUSTS
    EXPECTED ACROSS HIGHER ELEVATIONS...AND ACROSS PORTIONS OF THE
    WESTERN MOHAWK VALLEY.
    * TIMING...DAMAGING WIND GUSTS ARE LIKELY THIS EVENING AND
    OVERNIGHT ASSOCIATED WITH DOWNPOURS AHEAD OF A COLD FRONT. BANDS
    OF HEAVY RAIN COULD ALLOW FOR STRONG WINDS ALOFT TO MIX DOWN TO
    THE SURFACE...ESPECIALLY OVER THE HIGHER TERRAIN. IN
    ADDITION...WINDS WILL SHIFT TO THE WEST THURSDAY MORNING BEHIND
    THE COLD FRONT AND THE STRONG TO DAMAGING WINDS WILL BE MORE
    PERSISTENT AND WIDESPREAD ACROSS THE AREA.
    * IMPACTS...DAMAGING WINDS MAY BRING DOWN TREES AND TREE LIMBS...
    RESULTING IN SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS POWER OUTAGES.