Strong, Disruptive Winds to Slam New York City

By , Meteorologist
November 18, 2013; 5:03 AM ET
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Strong winds will hit the New York City area on Monday, threatening flight delays and causing localized damage.

Gusts past 40 mph will blast the area through early Monday.

"Isolated power outages and wind damage could result due to the strong winds anticipated," AccuWeather Meteorologist Erik Pindrock said.

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The highest gusts could down tree branches and power lines. Be sure to bring in any loose objects or any outdoor furniture to prevent further damage.

The strong winds are likely to cause flight delays at JFK, La Guardia and Newark on Monday.

Following the blast of wind and a round of morning rain, colder air will be ushered into the area by Monday night and Tuesday. AccuWeather RealFeel® temperatures will be as much as 20 degrees lower on Tuesday compared to Monday.

The chilly weather will stick around through midweek.


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