An earlier release said "there is a chance for an outage to last an extended period of time", noting that bucket trucks used to restore power can not operate safely when winds exceed 30 miles per hour.
NWS forecasts a slight chance of rain in the evening until 5 p.m. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. Northwest wind around 5 miles per hour.
Wednesday: A slight chance of rain before 10am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33. Winds: NW 10-15 with gusts up to 25 miles per hour.
A Wind Advisory is in effect until 6 p.m. for the rest of the state, including Bergen, Essex, Hudson, Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex, Morris, Passaic, Somerset, Sussex, Union, and Warren counties. 28 / 35 TUESDAY: Partly cloudy.
We'll have an incredible Monday with sunny skies and a high of 57° - feeling more like April than February!
Wednesday night, the low will be around 33 with clear skies and a south southwest wind of 3 to 5 miles per hour, according to the weather service.More news: Thousands remain in shelters after California dam evacuation
Wednesday Night . Mostly clear, with a low around 26. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Another cooldown is forecast for Thursday and Friday, as highs stumble and fall to around 40 degrees, give or take.
New York City is in for a breezy, sunny Monday after a mix of freezing rain and sleet hit the area on Sunday, the National Weather Service said. Winds this strong can make driving hard, especially for high profile vehicles.
In Queens earlier today, the high winds tore off part of the roof of a gas station.
Thursday Night: Clear, with a low around 34.
Saturday night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 36.