March 19, 2013 Winter Storm Warning

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBANY NY
1059 AM EDT TUE MAR 19 2013

MAZ001-025-NYZ058>061-063-064-192100-
/O.CON.KALY.WS.W.0004.000000T0000Z-130320T0000Z/
NORTHERN BERKSHIRE-SOUTHERN BERKSHIRE-WESTERN GREENE-
EASTERN GREENE-WESTERN COLUMBIA-EASTERN COLUMBIA-WESTERN ULSTER-
EASTERN ULSTER-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…PITTSFIELD…NORTH ADAMS…
GREAT BARRINGTON…LEE…LENOX…HOUSATONIC…HUNTER…
TANNERSVILLE…WINDHAM…CATSKILL…COXSACKIE…ATHENS…CAIRO…
JEFFERSON HEIGHTS…HUDSON…CHATHAM…SUNDOWN…ELLENVILLE…
WOODSTOCK…WEST HURLEY…KERHONKSON…NAPANOCH…PHOENICIA…
KINGSTON…NEW PALTZ
1059 AM EDT TUE MAR 19 2013

…WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS
EVENING…

  • LOCATIONS…EASTERN CATSKILLS…CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN TACONICS AND

BERKSHIRES.

  • HAZARD TYPES…SNOW…SLEET…AND FREEZING RAIN.
  • ACCUMULATIONS…ADDITIONAL SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 2 TO 4 INCHES

WITH A GLAZE OF ICE.

  • MAXIMUM SNOWFALL RATES…ONE INCH PER HOUR AT TIMES THROUGH THIS

AFTERNOON.

  • TIMING…AN INTERMITTENT WINTRY MIXTURE OF SNOW…SLEET AND

FREEZING RAIN WILL CONTINUE THIS MORNING AS VALLEY LOCATIONS
WILL LIKELY MIX WITH OR CHANGE TO JUST RAIN FOR A PERIOD OF
TIME LATE THIS MORNING AND INTO THE AFTERNOON.

  • IMPACTS…HAZARDOUS TRAVEL DUE TO SNOW OR ICE COVERED ROADS

AND POOR VISIBILITY AT TIMES.

  • WINDS…NORTHEAST 5 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.
  • TEMPERATURES…IN THE LOWER 30S.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW…
SLEET…AND ICE ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. STRONG WINDS ARE ALSO
POSSIBLE. THIS WILL MAKE TRAVEL VERY HAZARDOUS OR IMPOSSIBLE.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBANY NY
502 AM EDT TUE MAR 19 2013

MAZ001-025-NYZ032-033-038>043-047>054-058>061-063-064-082>084-
VTZ013>015-201100-
NORTHERN BERKSHIRE-SOUTHERN BERKSHIRE-NORTHERN HERKIMER-HAMILTON-
SOUTHERN HERKIMER-SOUTHERN FULTON-MONTGOMERY-NORTHERN SARATOGA-
NORTHERN WARREN-NORTHERN WASHINGTON-SCHOHARIE-WESTERN SCHENECTADY-
EASTERN SCHENECTADY-SOUTHERN SARATOGA-WESTERN ALBANY-EASTERN ALBANY-
WESTERN RENSSELAER-EASTERN RENSSELAER-WESTERN GREENE-EASTERN GREENE-
WESTERN COLUMBIA-EASTERN COLUMBIA-WESTERN ULSTER-EASTERN ULSTER-
NORTHERN FULTON-SOUTHEAST WARREN-SOUTHERN WASHINGTON-BENNINGTON-
WESTERN WINDHAM-EASTERN WINDHAM-
502 AM EDT TUE MAR 19 2013

…WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING…

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS…MOST
OF EAST CENTRAL NEW YORK WITH THE EXCEPTION OF DUTCHESS COUNTY AND
SOUTHERN VERMONT.

.DAY ONE…TODAY AND TONIGHT.

PLEASE LISTEN TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR GO TO WEATHER.GOV ON THE
INTERNET FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE FOLLOWING HAZARDS.

WINTER STORM WARNING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN…WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY.

THE PROBABILITY FOR WIDESPREAD HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS LOW.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT…

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

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