Strong, cold winds to slam NYC Thursday following a wet and wild Wednesday

David Caplan
October 16, 2019 - 6:30 pm

NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- It's going to be a cold and windy Thursday, following a very wet and wild Wednesday.

A wind advisory was issued for most of the tri-state area -- including all of New York City and Long Island -- from Wednesday afternoon to Thursday at 6 p.m. 

Thursday will be very windy and chilly with plenty of clouds. High 59.

Winds will gust to 45 mph near the city, and up to 55 mph across Long Island and the Jersey Shore, resulting power outages, according to AccuWeather.

Thursday night will be partly cloudy and chilly, with gusting winds diminishing late. Low 50.

Friday will be sunny to partly cloudy, not as windy. High 60.

Saturday will have plenty of sunshine with a high of 64.

And Sunday will be even warmer with some sun. High 68.

Warm weather remains for a few days early next week though there could be some showers later Monday and Tuesday.

In light of the wild weather, the MTA urged straphangers, "It's rainy and windy out there, so please be sure to take caution as you navigate the subway system this evening. If you see any condition that needs to be addressed, please let us know here, or notify a Station Agent or other MTA personnel."