February 8, 2015 Winter Storm Warning

Winter Storm Warning

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBANY NY
334 AM EST SUN FEB 8 2015

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NORTHERN LITCHFIELD-SOUTHERN LITCHFIELD-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-WESTERN DUTCHESS-EASTERN DUTCHESS-
NORTHERN FULTON-SOUTHEAST WARREN-SOUTHERN WASHINGTON-BENNINGTON-
WESTERN WINDHAM-EASTERN WINDHAM-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…TORRINGTON…OAKVILLE…NEW MILFORD…
TERRYVILLE…PITTSFIELD…NORTH ADAMS…GREAT BARRINGTON…LEE…
LENOX…HOUSATONIC…ATWELL…BIG MOOSE…EAGLE BAY…MCKEEVER…
NOBLEBORO…NORTHWOOD…OLD FORGE…SPECULATOR…ILION…
HERKIMER…LITTLE FALLS…MOHAWK…FRANKFORT…DOLGEVILLE…
GLOVERSVILLE…JOHNSTOWN…AMSTERDAM…WELLSVILLE…
SARATOGA SPRINGS…WARRENSBURG…WHITEHALL…GRANVILLE…
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…ELLENVILLE…WOODSTOCK…
WEST HURLEY…KERHONKSON…NAPANOCH…KINGSTON…NEW PALTZ…
POUGHKEEPSIE…BEACON…ARLINGTON…PAWLING…DOVER PLAINS…
MILLBROOK…PINE PLAINS…AMENIA…MILLERTON…NORTHVILLE…
MAYFIELD…GLENS FALLS…WEST GLENS FALLS…HUDSON FALLS…
FORT EDWARD…CAMBRIDGE…GREENWICH…BENNINGTON…JACKSONVILLE…
NEWFANE…BRATTLEBORO…WEST BRATTLEBORO…BELLOWS FALLS
334 AM EST SUN FEB 8 2015

…WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EST
TUESDAY…

  • LOCATIONS…EAST CENTRAL NEW YORK AND ADJACENT WESTERN NEW

ENGLAND.

  • HAZARD TYPES…PERSISTENT ACCUMULATING SNOW.
  • ACCUMULATIONS…STORM TOTAL SNOWFALL OF 9 TO 18 INCHES THROUGH

MONDAY NIGHT.

  • MAXIMUM SNOWFALL RATES…ONE HALF TO ONE INCH PER HOUR…MAINLY

TONIGHT THROUGH MONDAY MORNING.

  • TIMING…PERIODS OF LIGHT SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH MID

MORNING. THERE MAY BE A BRIEF LULL IN THE SNOWFALL BETWEEN THE
MID MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON HOURS. STEADY SNOWFALL WILL
RETURN TO THE AREA BY THE MID AFTERNOON AND CONTINUE THROUGH
TONIGHT AND INTO MONDAY. THE SNOW MAY BRIEFLY FALL MODERATE IN
INTENSITY TONIGHT INTO MONDAY MORNING. SNOWFALL WILL TAPER OFF
LATE MONDAY EVENING INTO MONDAY NIGHT BEFORE ENDING.

  • IMPACTS…HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS DUE TO SNOW COVERED

ROADWAYS AND REDUCED VISIBILITIES FOR A PROLONGED PERIOD OF
TIME.

  • WINDS…GENERALLY EAST TO NORTHEAST AROUND 5 TO 10 MPH…

BECOMING NORTH TO NORTHEAST TO AROUND 10 TO 15 MPH ON MONDAY.

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
721 AM EST SUN FEB 8 2015

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NORTHERN LITCHFIELD-SOUTHERN LITCHFIELD-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-
WESTERN DUTCHESS-EASTERN DUTCHESS-NORTHERN FULTON-SOUTHEAST WARREN-
SOUTHERN WASHINGTON-BENNINGTON-WESTERN WINDHAM-EASTERN WINDHAM-
721 AM EST SUN FEB 8 2015

…WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EST TUESDAY…

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTHWESTERN
CONNECTICUT…WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS…EAST CENTRAL NEW YORK 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…MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY.

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

WINTER STORM WARNING.

DANGEROUSLY COLD WIND CHILL VALUES ARE POSSIBLE THURSDAY NIGHT
THROUGH SATURDAY. IF CONFIDENCE INCREASES THAT THESE WIND CHILLS
MAY OCCUR…THEN WIND CHILL ADVISORIES OR WARNINGS MAY BE ISSUED
DURING THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT…

SPOTTERS ARE REQUESTED TO SEND ANY MEASUREMENTS OF SNOW TO THE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE.

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