Wind Advisory issued for Capital Region Monday; Gusts up to 50 mph possible

George Kornbrust, foreground, of Frankfort, and Wayne Goffobed, of Broadalbin, fish for trout Sunday on the Mohawk at Lock 11
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George Kornbrust, foreground, of Frankfort, and Wayne Goffobed, of Broadalbin, fish for trout Sunday on the Mohawk at Lock 11

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ALBANY – A wind advisory has been issued for the entirety of the Capital Region Monday, according to the National Weather Service.

South winds of between 15 to 30 mph are expected, with gusts of up to 50 mph Monday morning into the afternoon, the service said.

Winds are to shift west at 15 to 25 mph, with gusts of up to 50 mph by early evening, the service said.

The advisory runs from 6 a.m. to 11 p.m. Monday.

The gusty winds could blow around unsecured objects and tree limbs could be blown, resulting in a few power outages, the service said.

Residents should use extra caution when driving, especially if operating a high-profile vehicle, officials said. Outdoor objects should also be secured.

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