This afternoon gusty thunderstorms are possible. Some of these storms could be severe with the primary hazard being damaging wind gusts. A wind advisory is in effect until 5pm. The Storm Prediction Center has a 60% chance of a severe weather alert being issued within the next hour or two for the area.
WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 5 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON... * WHAT...West winds 20 to 35 mph with gusts up to 50 mph expected. * WHERE...Portions of central, northern, northwest, and southern New Jersey, east central, northeast, and southeast Pennsylvania, northeast Maryland, and northern Delaware. * WHEN...From noon today to 5 PM EDT this afternoon. * IMPACTS...Gusty winds could blow around unsecured objects. Tree limbs could be blown down, and a few power outages may result. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... Use extra caution when driving, especially if operating a high profile vehicle. Secure outdoor objects.