Snow Event: January 2-3, 2014
Day Date Year Closings Amount Road Amount Type Note
Thursday January 2-3 2014 No School See Cancellation January 3, 2014 Snow S@~8p Wed., E@~8a Fri… Advancing warm front from Central Mississippi Valley low resulted in W-E band of snow developing from Missouri/Illinois through PA/NY from Ulster/Dutchess north to capital district/Mohawk valley. Flurries and snow showers produced a solid coating on all surfaces by 10pm. Light snow through the AM. Lull to lighter snow after about 5am as band shifted just north of region. 1.6" by 11am. All local schools closed. Many schools still on winter break. State of Emergency declared for NY&NJ… NYS Thruway from Albany-NYC and Long Island Expressway closed from 12am-5am Friday. Light snow throughout thursday… 4.5 inches by midnight. Main snow axis stayed just to the north of ulster/dutchess counties with 6-12+ inches from Green country through capital district. Snow continued into Friday. Second low pressure redeveloped from ohio valley to NJ coast… spread heavy snow over Mid-Atlantic-Southern New England during evening-overnight hours. Began to affect Ulster county@~8p thursday. about 1.5 inches between 12a and 8a friday. Snow began taper off by 5am fri… flurries/light snow through 8am. Total snow by 8am Fri: 6 inches. NO SCHOOL THURSDAY JANUARY 2 AND FRIDAY JANUARY 3. Very powdery snow. Temperatures in 5 to 15 degree range for event. Estimated kingston liquid:sn ratio 1:18". Six inch snow accumulation… ~0.33" Liquid. Main roads slick through evening. Snow easily compacted on side roads creating very very slick conditions through the overnight. Overnight lows into Saturday: -10 to -15. Wind chill advisory for Friday night/Saturday AM.
Friday January 3 2014 No School 6.0" 6.0" Snow See Cancellation January 2-3, 2014

SURFACE BOUNDARY SITUATED SOUTH OF THE AREA…ISENTROPIC
LIFT/WARM AIR ADVECTION WILL ALLOW FOR LIGHT SNOW TONIGHT INTO
THURSDAY. AT THE SAME TIME…AN AREA OF SURFACE LOW PRESSURE WILL
DEVELOP OFF THE EASTERN SEABOARD ON THURSDAY…AND MOVE NORTHEAST
FOR THURSDAY NIGHT. THIS STORM WILL BE FAIRLY FAR OFF THE
COAST…BUT SHOULD STILL ALLOW FOR SOME ATLANTIC MOISTURE TO GET
THROWN BACK INTO OUR AREA. WITH THE STRONG UPPER TROUGH MOVING
TOWARDS OUR AREA FOR THURSDAY NIGHT…DEFORMATION WILL ALLOW FOR
ADDITIONAL SNOWFALL…BEFORE SNOWFALL TAPERS OFF EARLY FRIDAY
MORNING.


Winter Storm Warning
State of Emergency
Special Weather Statement
Wind Chill Advisory

Monday December 30, 2013 + The Big Picture Forecast Verification
Wednesday January 1, 2014 + 70C 10E
Wednesday January 1, 2014 + 70C

Thursday January 2, 2014 + 10D 70C
Thursday January 2, 2014 + 90C
Thursday January 2, 2014 + 10D 90C
Friday January 3, 2014 + U
Friday January 3, 2014 + The Big Picture Forecast Verification

School Closings: January 2, 2014
School Closings: January 3, 2014

Storm Totals- Albany
Storm Totals- NYC
Storm Totals- Binghamton
Storm Totals- Boston

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