A local advisory is in effect until 11 pm this evening — 20 to 30 mph winds could gust upwards of 55 mph.
Affected counties include: Cortland, Tompkins, Chemung, Schuyler, Steuben, Onondaga, Madison, Oneida, Yates, Seneca and Southern Cayuga.
Unsecured objects and tree limbs could be blown around. This may lead to scattered power outages.
Motorists should use extra caution when driving, especially if operating a high profile vehicle.
Residents are advised to secure all outdoor objects.