Saturday, April 9, 2016

NWS Special Weather Statement


Event:Special Weather Statement
Alert:
LOW PRESSURE WILL TRACK TO THE DELMARVA COAST THIS MORNING...AND 
THEN TRACK SOUTH OF LONG ISLAND THIS AFTERNOON AS IT GRADUALLY 
INTENSIFIES. LIGHT RAIN IS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP ACROSS THE REGION 
LATE THIS MORNING INTO EARLY AFTERNOON. THIS RAIN SHOULD BEGIN 
MIXING WITH SNOW THIS AFTERNOON AND CONTINUE INTO THIS EVENING. IF 
PRECIPITATION REMAINS LIGHT...LITTLE TO NO SNOW ACCUMULATION 
WOULD BE EXPECTED. 
THERE IS THOUGH...POTENTIAL FOR A MODERATE TO HEAVY 
PRECIPITATION BAND TO WORK INTO THE REGION FROM THE SOUTH THIS 
AFTERNOON BEFORE PULLING EAST THIS EVENING. IF THIS OCCURS...THE 
RAIN AND SNOW MIX WOULD QUICKLY CHANGE TO A MODERATE TO HEAVY 
SNOW WITH A FEW INCHES OF SNOW ACCUMULATION POSSIBLE. THIS IS A 
LOW PROBABILITY AT THIS TIME...BUT IF TRAVELING THIS AFTERNOON 
INTO EVENING BE PREPARED FOR THIS POTENTIAL AND THE ACCOMPANYING 
SIGNIFICANTLY REDUCED VISIBILITIES AND HAZARDOUS ROAD CONDITIONS. 
MONITOR NWS FORECASTS TODAY FOR FURTHER UPDATES.

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