Wind advisory in effect

Batten down the hatches, and watch out for downed trees and power lines: Ulster, Greene and Schoharie Counties (as well as much of the rest of Eastern New York) are under a wind advisory through 1pm today.

Via NY-Alert:

Westerly Winds Will Blow At 15 To 30 Mph Across The Advisory Area...With Gusts Of 40 To 50 Mph.

Impacts...Isolated Downed Trees...Limbs And Power Lines Which May Produce Power Outages. Loose Objects May Also Be Blown Around.

Instructions: A Wind Advisory Means That Winds Of 31 To 39 Mph Are Expected Or Wind Gusts Of 46 To 57 Mph Are Expected. Winds This Strong Can Make Driving Difficult...Especially For High Profile Vehicles. Use Extra Caution.