Friday Wind Advisory Issued

The National Weather Service has issued a wind advisory that will be in effect from 2 p.m. Friday, March 26 through midnight Friday night.

West winds are expected to blow 15-25 mph with gusts up to 50 mph throughout portions of northeastern New Jersey, southern Connecticut and southeastern New York.

Officials warn that gusty winds could blow around unsecured objects, down tree limbs and cause power outages. Secure outdoor objects and use extra caution when driving, especially if operating a high-profile vehicle.

UPDATE, 2 p.m. Friday, March 26:  Wilton Police Chief John Lynch sent this alert:

The forecast also predicts rain and cooler temperatures by Sunday/Monday.

Please be careful if you must venture outdoors and assume all downed wires are live. Emergency services and Public Works will be monitoring and available to address any potential problems. The emergency operations center is monitoring and Eversource has assigned a liaison to Wilton.