A wind advisory is in effect for parts of Central New York

      A wind advisory is in effect for:

      Herkimer county until 8pm.

      A wind advisory means that sustained winds of 30 mph and/or wind gusts of 45 mph are expected. This could cause some minor damage to trees, power lines and very weak structures.

      If your area has a wind advisory, here is what you should do:

      -- Secure loose objects outside.

      -- Keep a firm grip on the wheel of your vehicle, especially high profile vehicles.

      Stay updated with this storm with these links:
      -- Interactive Doppler Radar:

      -- Triple Doppler Radar:

      -- Lightning Strikes: Lightning Strikes:
      -- Watches/Warnings: (Make sure to hit the 'F5' key to refresh the page.)
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