WEATHER ALERT: Wind Advisory Issued for Jefferson County

JEFFERSON CO., Pa. (EYT) – A Wind Advisory has been issued for Jefferson County and surrounding areas.

The National Weather Service of Pittsburgh issued the following Urgent Weather Message at 7:50 a.m. on November 12, 2015:

Wind Advisory in effect from November 12, 10:00 AM EST until November 12, 10:00 PM EST.

GARRETT-TUSCARAWAS-CARROLL-COLUMBIANA-COSHOCTON-HARRISON-
JEFFERSON OH-MUSKINGUM-GUERNSEY-BELMONT-NOBLE-MONROE-MERCER-
VENANGO-FOREST-LAWRENCE-BUTLER-CLARION-JEFFERSON PA-BEAVER-
ALLEGHENY-ARMSTRONG-INDIANA-WASHINGTON-GREENE-WESTMORELAND-
WESTMORELAND RIDGES-FAYETTE-FAYETTE RIDGES-HANCOCK-BROOKE-OHIO-
MARSHALL-WETZEL-MARION-MONONGALIA-
RIDGES OF EASTERN MONONGALIA AND NORTHWESTERN PRESTON-PRESTON-
EASTERN PRESTON-WESTERN TUCKER-EASTERN TUCKER-

INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…OAKLAND MD…NEW PHILADELPHIA…
CARROLLTON…SALEM…COSHOCTON…CADIZ…STEUBENVILLE…
ZANESVILLE…CAMBRIDGE…ST. CLAIRSVILLE…CALDWELL…
WOODSFIELD…GROVE CITY…FRANKLIN…TIONESTA…NEW CASTLE…
BUTLER…CLARION…BROOKVILLE…BEAVER…PITTSBURGH METRO AREA…
KITTANNING…INDIANA…WASHINGTON…WAYNESBURG…GREENSBURG…
LATROBE…LIGONIER…DONEGAL…UNIONTOWN…CHAMPION…OHIOPYLE…
WEIRTON…BETHANY…WHEELING…MOUNDSVILLE…NEW MARTINSVILLE…
FAIRMONT…MORGANTOWN…COOPERS ROCK…KINGWOOD…
BRUCETON MILLS…TERRA ALTA…ROWLESBURG…HAZELTON…PARSONS…
SAINT GEORGE…DAVIS…THOMAS…HENDRICKS…CANAAN VALLEY

750 AM EST THU NOV 12 2015

…WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EST THIS EVENING…

* WINDS…SOUTHWEST 25 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH.

* IMPACTS…SCATTERED TREE AND POWER LINE DAMAGE CAN BE
EXPECTED. SOME MINOR PROPERTY DAMAGE IS POSSIBLE IN THE
HIGHEST GUSTS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT WINDS OF OVER 45 MPH ARE EXPECTED.

WINDS THIS STRONG CAN MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT…ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. USE EXTRA CAUTION.


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