Immediate release: 11/23/2014
WIND ADVISORY FOR NOVEMBER 23-24, 2014
There is a WIND ADVISORY for all of Inter-County Energy’s service territory for
November 23 thru 7 PM EST on November 24, 2014.
* WINDS...SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL TURN MORE WESTERLY AS A COLD FRONT
PUSHES THROUGH MONDAY MORNING. SUSTAINED WINDS OF 20 TO 30 MPH
WILL BE LIKELY WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH POSSIBLE.
* TIMING...WINDS WILL INCREASE TONIGHT INTO MONDAY MORNING BUT
THE STRONGEST WIND GUSTS WILL BE FROM DAWN MONDAY MORNING
THROUGH EARLY MONDAY AFTERNOON.
* IMPACTS...A FEW TREES OR POWER LINES MAY BE BLOWN DOWN CAUSING
ISOLATED POWER OUTAGES. DRIVING WILL BE DIFFICULT ESPECIALLY IF
DRIVING A HIGH PROFILE VEHICLE.
A wind advisory means that sustained winds of 30 to 39 MPH or wind gusts from 40 to 57
MPH are expected. Winds this strong can make driving difficult especially for high profile
vehicles. Weakened trees may also be blown over and unsecured outdoor objects will be
blown around by the wind. Use extra caution when traveling.
Downed-power lines, outages or other emergency situations should be reported to Inter-County
Energy by calling 1-866-224-2235 (available 24/7).
Remember to PLAY IT SAFE AROUND ELECTRICITY and stay clear of downed power lines. Report outages, downed power lines or other emergencies to Inter-County Energy by calling the Outage Reporting Line at 1-866-224-2235.
Inter-County Energy members should always be prepared in the event winter storms cause power outages. Members should have the following items on hand at all times:
Flashlights and fresh, extra batteries
Battery-backup powered NOAA weather radio
Extra food and water
Extra medicine and baby supplies
First aid kit
Emergency heat source