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High Wind Watch for all of WNY Sunday

Updated: 2019-02-21 23:38:17Z

High Wind Watch starting Sunday morning for all of WNY... This excludes Potter and McKean counties in PA. Southwest winds between 35-45mph and gusts near 75mph are expected.

Lakeshore Flood Watch for Erie, Chautauqua and Niagara counties from 7AM Sunday through 4AM Monday. Strong southwest winds will cause Lake Erie waters to rise on the eastern end and cause ice to shift.

After some early clouds WNY will see some sunshine on Friday as temperatures remain near seasonal numbers in the 30s. The weekend will bring a sudden warm up on Saturday as WNY heads into the 40s for highs with fading sunshine, but temperatures will tumble on Sunday and strong winds possibly reaching severe levels will howl near 70mph across WNY.

FRIDAY
High: 37
Low 25

Mix of sun and clouds, light winds and mild temps.

SATURDAY
High: 47
Low 23

Milder air with some sunshine before the clouds increase through the day with rain showers arriving for the evening across the S.Tier and moving northeast to Buffalo before 11pm.

SUNDAY
High: 45
Low 55

Temperatures start off in the 50s , but quickly drop into the 40s and into the 30s by late afternoon. In addition to the temperatures dropping, steady rain will fall over WNY with strong winds bringing gusts near 70mph. Winds of this level will bring down trees and lead to power outages as well as damage to roofs and anything not stowed properly outside.

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