Posted by on February 26, 2020 5:11 am

Categories: Local Weather Alerts

National Weather Service has issued a Wind Advisory for Schuylkill County.

The advisory lasts from 5 a.m. on Thursday, Feb. 27, until 1 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 28.

Wind Advisory Schuylkill County – Feb. 27

Forecasts predict Schuylkill County will experience sustained winds out of the west at 15-25 mph during the advisory period.

Wind gusts could reach between 45-50 mph.

The strong winds likely will blow around any unsecured objects and could result in some power outages across the coal region.

Schuylkill County Weather Outlook: Feb. 26-28

Winds out of the west will usher in significantly colder air than we’ve been enjoying the last few days in Schuylkill County.

The coal region is waking up to temps in the low to mid-40s on Wednesday.

Rain and clouds are forecast for the rest of the day, including the possibility of a thunderstorm at night. Temps will top out in the low 50s across the coal region on Wednesday, with a low of 35.

However, those strong winds will bring in cold air. A high of 37 is forecast for Thursday and 34 on Friday.

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