Friday, January 17, 2020

NWS issues Winter Weather Advisory for our area


URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service New York NY
144 PM EST Fri Jan 17 2020

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Richmond (Staten Island)-Kings (Brooklyn)-Northwestern Suffolk-
Northeastern Suffolk-Southwestern Suffolk-Northern Queens-
Northern Nassau-Southern Queens-Southern Nassau-
144 PM EST Fri Jan 17 2020

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM SATURDAY TO 1 AM
EST SUNDAY...

* WHAT...Snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 2 to 4
  inches.

* WHERE...Portions of southeast New York.

* WHEN...From 10 AM Saturday to 1 AM EST Sunday.

* IMPACTS...Plan on slippery road conditions.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Slow down and use caution while traveling.

Check local Department of Transportation information services for
the latest road conditions.

This week's Rockaway Times

Wednesday, December 18, 2019

Snow Squall Warning


SNOW SQUALL WARNING
NWS UPTON NY
400 PM EST WED DEC 18 2019

The National Weather Service in Upton NY has issued a

* Snow Squall Warning for...
New London County in southern Connecticut...
Southern Fairfield County in southern Connecticut...
Middlesex County in southern Connecticut...
Southeastern New Haven County in southern Connecticut...
Hudson County in northeastern New Jersey...
Southeastern Union County in northeastern New Jersey...
Southeastern Essex County in northeastern New Jersey...
Queens County in southeastern New York...
Richmond County in southeastern New York...
Bronx County in southeastern New York...
Kings County in southeastern New York...
Suffolk County in southeastern New York...
New York (Manhattan) County in southeastern New York...
Nassau County in southeastern New York...

* Until 530 PM EST.

* At 400 PM EST, a dangerous snow squall was located along a line
extending from near Pomfret to North Branford to Sands Point to
Bound Brook, moving southeast at 30 mph.

HAZARD...Brief zero visibility in heavy snow and blowing snow.
Wind gusts up to 40 mph. Quick 1/2 inch to 1 inch of snow
accumulation.

SOURCE...Radar indicated.

IMPACT...Dangerous life-threatening travel.

Locations impacted include...
New York, Islip, Oyster Bay, Newark, Jersey City, Huntington,
Bridgeport, New Haven, Elizabeth, Norwalk, Bayonne, Milford, Hoboken,
Plainfield and Middletown.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Consider avoiding or delaying travel until the snow squall passes
your location. If you must travel, use extra caution and allow extra
time. Rapid changes in visibility and slick road conditions may lead
to accidents.

Reduce your speed and turn on headlights! During snow squalls, the
visibility may suddenly drop to near zero in whiteout conditions.

Slow Down! Rapid changes in visibility and road conditions are
expected with this dangerous snow squall. Be alert for sudden
whiteout conditions.

Notify NYC - Cold Weather Alert


Notification issued 12-18-2019 at 1:26 PM. 

New York City Emergency Management advises New Yorkers to prepare for single-digit wind chills through Thursday morning. 

New Yorkers are asked to exercise caution during this period of extreme cold weather and check on their neighbors, friends, and relatives, especially the elderly and those with disabilities and access and functional needs. 

The approaching cold air can also cause unprotected domestic water lines to freeze and possibly burst.