Southeast Providence Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Wind Advisory
Issued: 9:46 PM EDT Oct. 17, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Wind Advisory now in effect until 8 am EDT Thursday...

* winds... northwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 45 mph.

* Timing... strongest winds will occur after midnight until about

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

* Location... Rhode Island and southeast Massachusetts, including
Block Island and Marthas Vineyard.

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.