Special Weather Statement National Weather Service New York NY 921 AM EST THU FEB 9 2017 CTZ005>012-NJZ006-104-106-NYZ068>075-078>081-176>179-091545- Southern Middlesex-Southern Fairfield-Northern New Haven-Southern New London-Northern Fairfield-Northern New London-Northern Middlesex-Southern New Haven-Hudson-Eastern Bergen-Eastern Essex-Southwest Suffolk-Northern Nassau-Southern Queens-Bronx-Northeast Suffolk-Southern Nassau-Rockland-Kings (Brooklyn)-Putnam-Northern Queens-Northwest Suffolk-Southeast Suffolk-Southern Westchester-New York (Manhattan)-Richmond (Staten Is.)-Northern Westchester- 921 AM EST THU FEB 9 2017 ...AN AREA OF HEAVY SNOW WILL AFFECT NEW LONDON...FAIRFIELD... MIDDLESEX...NEW HAVEN...HUDSON...EASTERN BERGEN...PUTNAM...QUEENS... RICHMOND...BRONX...NEW YORK...KINGS...ROCKLAND...WESTCHESTER... SUFFOLK AND NASSAU COUNTIES... At 914 AM EST, widespread heavy snow combined with north winds of 20 to 30 mph will reduce visibilities making any outdoor activities hazardous. Maximum hourly snowfall rates will range from 1 to just over 3 inches, causing snow to rapidly accumulate as temperatures fall through the 20s. Isolated rumbles of thunder will accompany the heavy snowfall rates. Travel is extremely dangerous.