UPDATE: High Wind Warning in effect for the Twin Tiers and Finger Lakes
The National Weather Service has upgraded the entire viewing area, including Yates, Tompkins, Schuyler, Steuben, Chemung, Tioga (NY), Tioga (PA), Potter and Bradford Counties to a High Wind Warning from Wednesday 10AM through Wednesday Night. Expect strong winds throughout the day, especially over ares of high terrain. Damaging winds and gusts will have the ability to blow down tree limbs and power lines, causing scattered power outages. Wind speeds sustained will be anywhere from 25-35 MPH with gusts as high as 50 to even 60 MPH. The National Weather Service recommends to be prepared for the possibility of trees blocking roadways and widespread power outages. Also, if you are at home, be prepared to be without power, possibly for several days. Make sure there are adequate supplies of food and medicine within the home.