The High Wind Warning has been extended farther into Central Virginia to include Richmond, Petersburg, Colonial Heights, Hopewell, Hanover, Henrico, Chesterfield, and Prince George. As Sandy reaches southern New Jersey sometime late tonight, winds will increase substantially. Be prepared for possible power outages overnight as wind gusts could approach 60mph. Gusts will be higher across the Northern Neck through the D.C. metro area.
Winds could gust around 50mph by late afternoon. Strongest winds continue overnight.