Saturday, January 23, 2016

NWS issues Special Weather Statement



Event:Special Weather Statement
Alert:
...HEAVY SNOW BANDS MOVING ACROSS WESTERN LONG ISLAND...NEW YORK 
CITY...AND NORTHEAST NEW JERSEY... 
HEAVY SNOW BANDS...WITH SNOWFALL RATES OF 2 TO 3 INCHES PER HOUR 
WILL IMPACT WESTERN LONG ISLAND...NEW YORK CITY...AND NORTHEAST NEW 
JERSEY EARLY THIS AFTERNOON. WIND GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH ARE POSSIBLE 
WITH THIS AREA OF HEAVY SNOW...CAUSING CONSIDERABLE BLOWING AND 
DRIFTING OF SNOW AND BLIZZARD CONDITIONS. 
SOME LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE... 
NEW YORK CITY...NEWARK...JERSEY CITY...HUNTINGTON...YONKERS... 
PATERSON... ELIZABETH...NEW ROCHELLE...PASSAIC...BAYONNE... 
WHITE PLAINS...HOBOKEN...PLAINFIELD...BLOOMFIELD...HACKENSACK... 
LINDEN...VALLEY STREAM...PORT CHESTER...BERGENFIELD AND PARAMUS. 
TRAVEL IS HIGHLY DISCOURAGED. HEED THE ADVICE OF LOCAL EMERGENCY 
MANAGERS AND LAW ENFORCEMENT.

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