Thursday, February 27, 2014

NWS issues Special Weather Statement




Event:Special Weather Statement
Alert:
...FRIGID WIND CHILLS TONIGHT INTO FRIDAY MORNING... 
 
AN ARCTIC FRONT WILL CROSS THE REGION EARLY THIS EVENING. 
SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS...WHICH MAY BE BRIEFLY HEAVY...ARE 
EXPECTED WITH THE FRONTAL PASSAGE. IN ITS WAKE...20 TO 30 MPH 
WESTERLY WINDS AND GUSTS OF 40 TO 45 MPH ARE EXPECTED THIS 
EVENING. THE WINDS WILL GRADUALLY WEAKEN AFTER MIDNIGHT...BUT NOT 
BEFORE USHERING IN A FRIGID AIRMASS.
 
TEMPERATURES WILL DROP INTO THE TEENS THROUGH THIS 
EVENING...BOTTOMING OUT IN THE SINGLE DIGITS BY DAYBREAK FRIDAY.
 
THESE TEMPERATURES COMBINED WITH WINDS OF 10 TO 15 MPH WILL RESULT 
IN WIND CHILLS OF 5 TO 10 DEGREES BELOW ZERO LATE TONIGHT INTO 
EARLY FRIDAY MORNING.
Instructions:
Target Area:
Bronx
Kings (Brooklyn)
New York (Manhattan)
Northern Queens
Richmond (Staten Is.)
Southern Queens


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