Nantucket Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Wind Advisory
Issued: 2:51 AM EDT Oct. 17, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Wind Advisory in effect from 5 PM this afternoon to 11 am EDT

The National Weather Service in Boston/Norton has issued a Wind
Advisory, which is in effect from 5 PM this afternoon to 11 am
EDT Thursday.

* Winds... northwest 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 50 mph.

* Timing... late this afternoon into Thursday morning. Strongest of
the winds will be across the Outer-Cape and Nantucket.

* Impacts... strong winds may knock down a few trees... large tree
limbs and result in isolated power outages.

* Location... Cape Cod and Nantucket.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Wind Advisory means that sustained winds of 31 to 39 mph are
expected, with gusts between 46 to 57 mph. Winds this strong are
capable of Downing small tree limbs and branches, possibly
causing isolated power outages. Driving can also be difficult,
especially for high profile vehicles. Use extra caution.