A wind advisory has been issued for all of Long Island beginning Sunday morning and lasting through the day, the National Weather Service said.
According to a statement posted on the weather service’s website, strong winds between 25 to 35 mph should be expected Sunday, with wind gusts potentially topping 50 mph.
The advisory was issued for both Nassau and Suffolk counties and will be in effect from 10 a.m. Sunday until midnight.
The strongest winds are expected Sunday afternoon and into the evening, the weather service said.
In addition to making travel difficult, the NWS noted that strong winds could bring down branches and tree limbs and could cause blowing snow in areas expecting snowfall.
Sunday’s forecast calls for a slight chance of snow before 9 a.m.—10 a.m. in Suffolk—and partly sunny skies with a high near 29 degrees. Temperatures will drop in the evening and wind chill values may be as low as zero Sunday night, meteorologists said.
Monday’s forecast calls for sunny skies and cool temperatures.