Sandy Forecast: 70 mph Winds Overnight, Nearly 50 mph Tuesday
The NWS expected the dangerous part of the storm to pass by Tuesday night.
Perhaps the worst of ex-Hurricane Sandy was expected to come overnight into Tuesday, with slightly less treacherous conditions predicted during the day Tuesday, according to the National Weather Service forecast.
As of 9 p.m., the NWS expected the Philadelphia area to get overnight winds 39 to 47 mph with gusts up to 70 mph, with up to a half inch of rain.
On Tuesday, winds are forecast to be 22 to 31 mph with gusts up to 48 mph, according to the weather service. Up to another three-quarters of an inch of rain is predicted.
From Tuesday night through Thursday, the forecast calls for chances of showers but no significant winds.
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