Weather Alerts

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

AM/FM radio

Extra food and water

Can opener

Extra medicine and baby supplies

First aid kit

Emergency heat source

Fire extinguisher

Smoke alarm