Gusts up to 45-50 mph possible on Sunday in Shelton

The wind could gust up to 50 mph on Sunday in Shelton, with the National Weather Service (NWS) issuing a Wind Advisory for Shelton and all of southern Connecticut.

The NWS issued the advisory for 6 a.m.-6 p.m. on Nov. 2 due to “strong winds,” and said power outages are possible.

Sustained winds will be 20 to mph, with gusts up to 45 mph and isolated gusts up to 50 mph, particularly close to New York City.

“Some tree limbs and branches might fall onto power lines causing scattered power outages,” the NWS said. “Strong winds will make driving difficult on elevated roads and bridges.”

A Wind Advisory is issued when sustained winds from 31 to 39 mph are expected.

Sunday should be sunny as well as windy, with a high near 47 degrees. Wind chills will be as low as 25 degrees in the early part of the day. The overnight low will be around 29 degrees.

 

Forecast for early next week

Here is the NWS forecast for Shelton during the coming days:

Monday:  Sunny with a high near 53. Strong winds continue, particularly in the early part of the day. Overnight low of 37.

Tuesday:  Mostly sunny, with a high near 59. Nighttime low of 45.

Wednesday:  Partly sunny, with a high near 59. Nighttime low around 46.

 

 

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