EDISON - Winds are expected to pick up across New Jersey as a storm intensifies into New England this afternoon.

A wind advisory has been issued for Bergen, Essex, Passaic, Hudson and Union counties until 6 a.m. tomorrow.

News 12 New Jersey meteorologist James Gregorio says gusts of up to 40 mph are possible, posing a threat to tree branches and power lines.

Blustery conditions are also expected tomorrow before the winds begin to diminish later in the evening.