Monday, February 3, 2014

NWS Issues Updated Winter Storm Warning


Event:Winter Storm Warning
Alert:
...MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW ENDING THIS EVENING... 
 
...SIGNIFICANT WINTER STORM POTENTIAL TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY... 
 
...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS 
EVENING... 
 
...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TUESDAY NIGHT 
THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON... 
 
* LOCATIONS...NEW YORK CITY...NASSAU COUNTY AND PORTIONS OF 
NORTHEASTERN NEW JERSEY. 
 
* HAZARD TYPES...SNOW...SLEET...FREEZING RAIN. 
 
* ACCUMULATIONS...AN ADDITIONAL 1-2 INCHES OF SNOW IS EXPECTED 
THIS EVENING...WITH STORM TOTAL SNOWFALL RANGING FROM 6 TO 8 
INCHES. FOR TUESDAY NIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY...SNOW ACCUMULATION 
OF 4 TO 8 INCHES...ALONG WITH UP TO AROUND ONE QUARTER OF AN 
INCH OF ICE. 
 
* VISIBILITIES...ONE QUARTER TO ONE HALF MILE AT TIMES. 
 
* TIMING...SNOW TAPERS OFF THIS EVENING. SNOW LATE TUESDAY 
NIGHT...EVENTUALLY MIXING AND CHANGING TO SLEET AND FREEZING 
RAIN WEDNESDAY MORNING AND CONTINUING THROUGH MUCH OF THE DAY. 
AWAY FROM THE COAST...SNOW REMAINS LONGER BEFORE CHANGING TO 
SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN. 
 
* IMPACTS...SNOW AND ICE ON ROADWAYS WILL CREATE HAZARDOUS TRAVEL.

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