Enjoy spring while it lasts, York; winter is coming back

Ron Musselman
York Dispatch
Springwood Road in York Township was closed after morning winds brought down trees across the roadway Friday, Feb. 7, 2020. Bill Kalina photo

The National Weather Service has issued a wind advisory for York County from 5 a.m.  Thursday to 1 a.m.  Friday.

The State College-based service said winds are expected to reach 15 mph to 20 mph in the York area, with gusts as high as 50 mph.

The high temperature for Thursday is expected to be about 40 degrees, with the low in the 20s, according to the weather service.

Motorists are encouraged to use extra caution when driving in the windy conditions Thursday, and homeowners also are encouraged to secure outdoor objects.

Power outages also are possible, the service said.

The wind advisory on Thursday also includes Adams, Cumberland, Dauphin, Lancaster and Lebanon counties.

— Ron Musselman can be reached at rmusselman@yorkdispatch.com or via Twitter at @ronmusselman8.