Strong winds gusting 50-60 mph to cause travel delays and power outages in Northeast

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On Monday, 62 cardinal group woke up nether upwind advisories and precocious upwind warnings stretching from Maine to nan mountains of occidental North Carolina.

For areas nether upwind alerts, Monday's winds were forecast to beryllium sustained astatine 25 to 35 mph pinch gusts arsenic precocious arsenic 50 to 60 mph.

These precocious upwind forecasts included nan heavy traveled I-95 corridor and ample airdrome hubs successful nan Washington-Baltimore region, Philadelphia International, nan awesome tri-state airports (Newark, LaGuardia and John F. Kennedy) and Boston Logan.

Travel delays are apt astatine nan airports until nan winds subside, which is not expected to hap until winds spell beneath upwind advisory criteria overnight Monday into Tuesday morning.

Downed trees and powerfulness outages are besides expected to beryllium impacts from Monday's precocious winds crossed nan eastbound states.

In summation to nan precocious winds, ray to mean snowfall was expected to autumn crossed nan interior Northeast and New England done Monday night.

Winter large wind warnings were up for nan bluish Adirondacks of upstate New York and parts of Vermont and bluish New Hampshire.

Additional snowfall totals are expected to beryllium mostly 4 to 8 inches, pinch immoderate isolated totals arsenic precocious arsenic 10 inches aliases much successful spots.

Monday's upwind and snowfall comes successful nan aftermath of a large wind strategy that brought soaking rains to nan southeast Friday into Saturday and nan Mid-Atlantic Saturday and Northeast Saturday into Sunday.

Following nan play rainfall, Cape Hatteras, North Carolina; Norfolk, Virginia; Philadelphia; New York City; Bridgeport, Connecticut; and Providence, Rhode Island, are now having their wettest commencement to March connected record.

And more than 80 stream gauges from nan southeast to coastal New England remained successful insignificant to mean flood shape arsenic of mid-morning Monday.

Hampton Beach, New Hampshire, was nan area hardest-hit by flooding complete nan weekend, erstwhile beardown onshore winds pushed h2o into nan organization cutting disconnected roads and inundating homes. This area is highly susceptible to coastal flooding, pinch this being nan 2nd clip successful 2024 that nan area has flooded.

Kathryn Prociv

Kathryn Prociv is simply a elder meteorologist and shaper for NBC News.