Capital Region

Capital Region wind gust numbers and outage information

The highest wind gust recorded: 69 mph in southwestern Montgomery County
The American Flag is flying very even with the high winds along Route 159 in Mariaville on Monday morning
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The American Flag is flying very even with the high winds along Route 159 in Mariaville on Monday morning

Categories: Fulton Montgomery Schoharie, News, Saratoga County, Schenectady County

CAPITAL REGION – High winds today have the region under a high wind warning and National Grid crews hopping from outage to outage.

At 3 p.m., National Grid reported 1,700 customers without power in the Clifton Park Center area, with an estimated restoration time of 6:15 p.m. Another 4,000 were without power in a swath through Glenville into Saratoga County and south through Schenectady County.

National Grid’s outage map and estimated restoration times are available on its site: National Grid Outage Map

But exactly how windy has it been? The National Weather Service has the numbers. 

Top recorded wind gusts around the region Monday as recorded by the National Weather Service are below. The full list is available at the National Weather Service site.

Albany County:

  • 53 mph: Albany International Airport, 12:27 p.m.
  • 50: NE of Preston Hollow, 3:45 a.m.

Fulton County:

  • 51: SSE of Broadalbin, 11:45 a.m.
  • 51: ESE of Johnstown, 1:19 p.m.

Montgomery County:

  • 69: ENE of East Springfield, 1:35 p.m.
  • 69: Hessville, 7:39 a.m.
  • 56: ESE Canajoharie, 1:30 p.m.

Saratoga County:

  • 46: NNW of Milton, 5:14 a.m.

Schenectady County:

  • 58: N of Schenectady, 1:15 p.m.
  • 51: SW of Mariaville, 11:30 a.m.

Schoharie County:

  • 56: ESE of Cobleskill, 12:15 p.m.

 

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