URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service New York NY 342 AM EST Wed Feb 8 2017 ...Winter Storm Warning Late Tonight and Thursday... CTZ005>012-NJZ002-004-006-103>108-NYZ067>075-078>081-176>179- 081645- /O.UPG.KOKX.WS.A.0002.170209T0500Z-170209T2300Z/ /O.NEW.KOKX.WS.W.0002.170209T0500Z-170209T2300Z/ Northern Fairfield-Northern New Haven-Northern Middlesex- Northern New London-Southern Fairfield-Southern New Haven- Southern Middlesex-Southern New London-Western Passaic- Eastern Passaic-Hudson-Western Bergen-Eastern Bergen- Western Essex-Eastern Essex-Western Union-Eastern Union-Orange- Putnam-Rockland-Northern Westchester-Southern Westchester- New York (Manhattan)-Bronx-Richmond (Staten Island)- Kings (Brooklyn)-Northwestern Suffolk-Northeastern Suffolk- Southwestern Suffolk-Southeastern Suffolk-Northern Queens- Northern Nassau-Southern Queens-Southern Nassau- 342 AM EST Wed Feb 8 2017 ...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 6 PM EST THURSDAY... The National Weather Service in Upton has issued a Winter Storm Warning for heavy snow...which is in effect from midnight tonight to 6 PM EST Thursday. The Winter Storm Watch is no longer in effect. * Accumulations...6 to 10 inches of snow. * Locations...New York City, Long Island, Southern Connecticut, the Lower Hudson Valley and Northeastern New Jersey. * Hazard type...Heavy snow. * Timing...Late tonight through Thursday. * Impacts...Hazardous travel due to snow covered roads and poor visibilities. Blowing and drifting snow is possible. * Winds...North 10 to 20 mph with gusts 30-35 mph. * Visibilities...1/2 to 1/4 mile at times. * Temperatures...Around 30. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A Winter Storm Warning for Heavy Snow means severe winter weather conditions are expected or occurring. Significant amounts of snow are forecast that will make travel dangerous. Only travel in an emergency. If you must travel...keep an extra flashlight...food... and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency.