Q: Batten Down The Hatches In The Northeast

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High Wind Watch issued September 17 at 3:48PM EDT until September 19 at 6:00AM EDT by NWS New York City - Upton.
  • High Wind Potential For Tuesday And Tuesday Night... ...High Wind Watch In Effect From Tuesday Afternoon Through Late Tuesday Night...
  • The National Weather Service In Upton Has Issued A High Wind Watch...Which Is In Effect From Tuesday Afternoon Through Late Tuesday Night. *
  •  Locations...Northeast New Jersey...The Lower Hudson Valley...New York City...Long Island...And Southern Connecticut. *
  •  Hazards...High Winds. * Winds...South 15 To 25 Mph With Gusts Between 50 And 60 Mph Possible. *
  •  Timing...Highest Threat Potential Is Afternoon Through Early Evening For Lower Hudson Valley...Northeast New Jersey And New York City And Late Afternoon Through The Evening To The East.
  • This Potential Also Exists With Any Heavy Showers Or Thunderstorms. * Impacts...Downed Tree Limbs And Power Lines With Power Outages.
  • A High Wind Watch Means There Is The Potential For A Hazardous High Wind Event. Sustained Winds Of At Least 40 Mph...Or Gusts Of 58 Mph Or Stronger May Occur. Continue To Monitor The Latest Forecasts.
  • PLEASE Check on the elderly and disabled before,during and after.
  • Take in any objects that may be blown around
  • Tie Down larger items so they don't become a hazard and cause damage or injury.
  • http://www.weather.com/travel/soaking-storm-south-east-20120915
xptrish posted Sep 17, 2012
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arsiel
Saw this on weather.com :( Not going to be a fan of this tomorrow at all. I was supposed to go to an info session tomorrow afternoon D:
arsiel (rep: 13k) posted Sep 17, 2012
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xptrish
Please be careful! I'm Hoping it will be another false alarm.
xptrish (rep: 70.8k) posted Sep 17, 2012
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encorez
Hang on...
encorez (rep: 9.96k) posted Sep 17, 2012
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chuckydealpl
not much rain yet where i am, the only good thing so far is that the wind has blown away most of the leaves that were on my driveway and lawn. (sorry neighbor)
chuckydealpl (rep: 40.4k) posted Sep 18, 2012
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xptrish
Had a wicked soaking rain and lots of wind a little while ago,had a limb come down and hit the corner of our house but no damage thankfully.
xptrish (rep: 70.8k) posted Sep 18, 2012
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