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Wind Advisory for the Southern Tier Friday night

South winds will gust up to 50 mph in the Southern Tier.

BUFFALO, N.Y. — The first Wind Advisory of the fall season has been issued Chautauqua, Cattaraugus, Allegany, Wyoming and southern Erie counties. The advisory is in effect until 5 a.m. Saturday morning. 

All of Western New York will experience gusty winds Friday night between 25 and 30 mph but areas in the advisory can see wind gusts approaching 50 mph overnight. This will especially effect the Thruway from Hamburg south to Ripley. 

There will also be a line of gusty thundershowers that will roll through after 10:30 to 11 PM tonight. Some downpours are possible along with some lightning, thunder and gusty winds.  The showers should wrap up early tomorrow morning.

It will still be breezy tomorrow but the gusts will not be as high.