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Winter Storm Watch Late Wednesday Night and Thursday

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...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH
THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

The National Weather Service in Upton has issued a Winter Storm
Watch...which is in effect from late Wednesday night through
Thursday afternoon.

* Accumulations...Snow accumulation of 6 to 10 inches...locally
  higher.

* Locations...Long Island...New York City...Northeast New
  Jersey...the Lower Hudson Valley of New York...and Southern
  Connecticut.

* Hazard types...Heavy snow.

* Timing...Late Wednesday night through Thursday.

* Impacts...Hazardous travel due to snow covered roads and poor
  visibilities. Blowing and drifting snow is possible.

* Temperatures...In the 30s.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Storm Watch means there is a potential for significant
snow...sleet...or ice accumulations that may impact travel.
Continue to monitor the latest forecasts.
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HEAVY SNOW ACROSS CENTRAL AND EASTERN SECTIONS OF LONG ISLAND AND SOUTHERN CONNECTICUT TODAY

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Winter Weather Advisory

URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW YORK NY
721 AM EST MON FEB 8 2016

…HEAVY SNOW ACROSS CENTRAL AND EASTERN SECTIONS OF LONG ISLAND
AND SOUTHERN CONNECTICUT TODAY…

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EST THIS
EVENING…

* LOCATIONS…NEW YORK CITY AND THE NORTHERN AND WESTERN SUBURBS.

* HAZARD TYPES…ACCUMULATING SNOW.

* ACCUMULATIONS…SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 2 TO 3 INCHES.

* WINDS…NORTH 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.

* TEMPERATURES…IN THE LOWER 30S.

* TIMING…LIGHT SNOW WILL DEVELOP THIS MORNING…AND CONTINUE
INTO THE AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS…HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS DUE TO SNOW COVERED
ROADS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW
WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SLIPPERY ROADS
AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES…AND USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING.

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HEAVY SNOW EARLY AND THEN A WINTRY MIX TODAY..

HEAVY SNOW EARLY AND THEN A WINTRY MIX TODAY...

MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH DAYBREAK WITH
SNOWFALL RATES OF 1 TO 2 INCHES AN HOUR. THIS WILL RESULT IN 2 TO
5 INCHES OF SNOWFALL ACROSS THE AREA…WITH LOCALIZED HIGHER
AMOUNTS. THE SNOW WILL BEGIN TO MIX WITH SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN
TOWARD DAYBREAK AT THE COAST.

MOTORISTS NEED TO BE ALERT FOR SNOW AND ICE COVERED ROADWAYS AND VISIBILITIES OF LESS THAN A HALF MILE AT TIMES.

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EST THIS
EVENING…

* LOCATIONS…MUCH OF SOUTHERN CONNECTICUT…THE LOWER HUDSON
VALLEY…AND INTERIOR NORTHEASTERN NEW JERSEY

* HAZARD TYPES…SNOW AND ICE.

* ACCUMULATIONS…SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 3 TO 5 INCHES…WITH
LOCALLY 6 INCH AMOUNTS. 1 TO 2 TENTHS OF AN INCH OF ICE.

* VISIBILITY…ONE QUARTER MILE OR LESS AT TIMES SATURDAY
MORNING.

* TIMING…SNOW WILL BE MODERATE TO HEAVY EARLY THIS MORNING…THEN
MIX WITH AND CHANGE TO SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN AND RAIN DURING
THE MID TO LATE MORNING. PRECIPITATION SHOULD THEN GRADUALLY
CHANGING BACK TO SNOW MID TO LATE AFTERNOON BEFORE ENDING IN THE
EVENING.

* IMPACTS…HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS DUE TO REDUCED
VISBILITIES AND SNOW/ICE COVERED ROADS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW…SLEET…OR
FREEZING RAIN WILL CA– USE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR
SLIPPERY ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITY…AND — USE CAUTION WHILE
DRIVING.

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