Modeling of pressure and gusts of wind at 7 o'clock. Sunday from the European model. The orange tint indicates approximately 35 mph, maroon 45 mph, pink 55 mph, and light blue 70 mph. On the back of the bomber cyclone that percolates through Ontario and Quebec, powerful winds will go to the eastern United States on Sunday, Monday and Monday. In the Washington area, we can expect about 24 hours 40-plus mph gutss from Sunday afternoon on Monday afternoon.
This event could cause isolated energy disruptions from downed trees, especially considering the soil partially saturated with recent rain. Two periods of strong wind, when gusts can approach 50 mph, are expected on a Sunday night and again on a Monday morning.
Forecasted wind gusts from the NAM high resolution model since 4pm. Sunday until 16:00 Monday. [PivotalWeather.com/PivotalWeather.com ]
It will be a wise idea to provide or bring inside free items outdoors and charge electronic devices in case of failure.
The highest winds in the region are expected in the north. Maryland and in the mountains in the west and northwest, especially along the peaks of the mountain range, where gusts of 60 mph are quite probable.
This storm of wind will not be as severe as March 2 about a year ago. With a storm unleashed 50-plus mph gusts for 12 hours or more across the region (including a 71 mph Dulles burst), many trees fell, power was cut to several hundred thousand customers, and many school systems closed. On the balance, the winds will be about 10 mph less for this event, with typical gusts of 40- to 50-mph range and not 50 to 60 mph.
The National Weather Service issued the following recommendations and warnings for wind through Mondays:
- Initial wind consultation from 3 to 10pm Sundays for steady winds of 20 to 30 mph and gusts to 50 mph for most of the region.
- The second wind consultation from 4 a.m. till 1 p.m. Monday for steady winds of 25 to 35 mph and gusts to 50 mph for most of the region.
- High wind warning after 1 p.m. Monday for steady winds of 30 to 40 mph and gusts to 60 mph for northern Maryland.
During the night period from 10 p.m. Sunday until 4 am Monday, the consultation does not work for most regions, but possible gusts up to 40 mph.
If you know that trees that are dying or vulnerable to falls, they think that sleeping at the lowest level of Sunday at night as a precautionary measure. Also, think about where you park your car and whether it is near a tree that can hit it.
The winds will first come from south west on Sunday afternoon before arriving more from west Sunday and Sunday to north west on Monday.
The corresponding storm, the "bomb cyclone", because it intensified explosively (pressure drops to 24 millibars in 24 hours), the same one that brought snow to Los Angeles and Las Vegas, three meters of snow to Flagstaff, Ariz. ., Blizzards in the Upper Middle West and devastating tornadoes in the south-east.
This generates a huge area of strong winds from the Great Lakes to the Northeast, and 50 miles / h or stronger impulses are projected by 100 More than 95 million Americans are at risk of strong winds .
Already there were many reports of gusts over 60 mph