December 14, 2013 Winter Storm Warning

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBANY NY
1127 AM EST SAT DEC 14 2013

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NORTHERN BERKSHIRE-SOUTHERN BERKSHIRE-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-BENNINGTON-
WESTERN WINDHAM-EASTERN WINDHAM-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…PITTSFIELD…NORTH ADAMS…
GREAT BARRINGTON…LEE…LENOX…HOUSATONIC…COBLESKILL…
MIDDLEBURGH…DELANSON…ESPERANCE…DUANESBURG…SCHENECTADY…
ROTTERDAM…BALLSTON SPA…MECHANICVILLE…WATERFORD…ALTAMONT…
ALBANY…TROY…HOOSICK FALLS…HUNTER…TANNERSVILLE…WINDHAM…
CATSKILL…COXSACKIE…ATHENS…CAIRO…JEFFERSON HEIGHTS…
HUDSON…CHATHAM…SUNDOWN…ELLENVILLE…WOODSTOCK…
WEST HURLEY…KERHONKSON…NAPANOCH…PHOENICIA…KINGSTON…
NEW PALTZ…BENNINGTON…JACKSONVILLE…NEWFANE…BRATTLEBORO…
WEST BRATTLEBORO…BELLOWS FALLS
1127 AM EST SAT DEC 14 2013

…WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST SUNDAY…

  • LOCATIONS…GREATER CAPITAL DISTRICT…SCHOHARIE

VALLEY…EASTERN CATSKILLS…THE MID HUDSON VALLEY…NORTHERN
AND CENTRAL TACONICS…BERKSHIRES AND SOUTHERN VERMONT.

  • HAZARD TYPES…HEAVY SNOW. SOME SLEET MAY POSSIBLY MIX WITH

THE SNOW LATE TONIGHT IN SOUTHERN COLUMBIA AND SOUTHERN
BERKSHIRE COUNTIES.

  • SNOW ACCUMULATIONS…6 TO 12 INCHES…WITH LOCALLY UP TO 14

INCHES OVER THE EASTERN CATSKILLS AND SOUTHERN GREEN MOUNTAINS.

  • MAXIMUM SNOWFALL RATES…UP TO ONE INCH PER HOUR TONIGHT.
  • TIMING…LIGHT SNOW WILL CONTINUE TO OVERSPREAD THE AREA TODAY.

THE SNOW WILL BECOME STEADIER AND HEAVIER TONIGHT. SNOW WILL
TAPER OFF BY AROUND MIDDAY SUNDAY.

  • IMPACTS…DANGEROUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS DUE TO SNOW COVERED

ROADS AND POOR VISIBILITY.

  • WINDS…INCREASING TO NORTHEAST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35

MPH TONIGHT.

  • TEMPERATURES…RISING INTO AND THROUGH THE TEENS THIS AFTERNOON

INTO THE EVENING AND EVENTUALLY INTO THE MID TO UPPER 20S SUNDAY
MORNING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW
ARE FORECAST THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS. ONLY TRAVEL IN AN
EMERGENCY. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL…KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT…
FOOD…AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook
HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBANY NY
735 AM EST SAT DEC 14 2013

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VTZ013>015-151200-
NORTHERN LITCHFIELD-SOUTHERN LITCHFIELD-NORTHERN BERKSHIRE-
SOUTHERN BERKSHIRE-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-WESTERN DUTCHESS-EASTERN DUTCHESS-
NORTHERN FULTON-SOUTHEAST WARREN-SOUTHERN WASHINGTON-BENNINGTON-
WESTERN WINDHAM-EASTERN WINDHAM-
735 AM EST SAT DEC 14 2013

…WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM THIS MORNING TO 1 PM EST
SUNDAY…

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTHWESTERN
CONNECTICUT…WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS…SOUTHERN VERMONT AND ALL OF
EAST CENTRAL NEW YORK EXCEPT FOR THE WESTERN ADIRONDACKS.

.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…SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY.

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

WINTER STORM WARNING.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT…

SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO SEND SNOWFALL REPORTS TO THE NATIONAL
WEATHER SERVICE.

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