High Wind Watch issued for Long Island:
High Wind Watch
URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Upton NY 349 PM EST Tue Dec 22 2020 ...HIGH WIND WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY EVENING THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING... * WHAT...South winds 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 60 mph possible. * WHERE...Portions of southern Connecticut and southeast New York. * WHEN...From Thursday evening through Friday morning. * IMPACTS...Damaging winds could blow down trees and power lines. Widespread power outages are possible. Travel could be difficult, especially for high profile vehicles. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... 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.