A WIND ADVISORY has been issued by the National Weather Service for Steuben, Chemung, Schuyler, Tioga NY, Tioga PA, Tompkins, Yates, Bradford, and Potter Counties from Monday morning through Monday night due to high wind speeds throughout the area.Winds will be gusty at times with speeds out of the west ranging from 20 to 30 MPH with gusts as high as, or in excess of, 40 to 50 MPH. Strong winds can cause blowing/drifting snow reducing visibility, blow down tree limbs, large trees or power lines resulting in scattered power outages across the area. Be sure to take your time if traveling, especially early Christmas Morning, and to secure loose items outside of your home including trash cans, chairs, tables, etc.
For Yates, Schuyler, Tompkins, Steuben, Chemung, Tioga NY and Bradford Counties the Wind Advisory remains in effect from 6AM Monday morning until 6PM Monday evening.
Tioga PA Counties the Wind Advisory remains in effect from 5AM Monday morning until 10PM Monday night.
For Potter County the Wind Advisory remains in effect from 3AM Monday morning until 10PM Monday night.