URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service New York NY 418 AM EDT Mon Mar 13 2017 ...Major Winter Storm Late Tonight into Tuesday Evening... CTZ007>010-NJZ006-104-106-108-NYZ071>075-078-080-176>179-132200- /O.UPG.KOKX.BZ.A.0001.170314T0400Z-170315T0400Z/ /O.NEW.KOKX.BZ.W.0002.170314T0400Z-170315T0400Z/ Northern Middlesex-Northern New London-Southern Fairfield- Southern New Haven-Hudson-Eastern Bergen-Eastern Essex- Eastern Union-Southern Westchester-New York (Manhattan)-Bronx- Richmond (Staten Island)-Kings (Brooklyn)-Northwestern Suffolk- Southwestern Suffolk-Northern Queens-Northern Nassau- Southern Queens-Southern Nassau- 418 AM EDT Mon Mar 13 2017 The National Weather Service in Upton has issued a Blizzard Warning, which is in effect from midnight tonight to midnight EDT Tuesday night. The Blizzard Watch is no longer in effect. * Locations...Metropolitan New York City and New Jersey, Western Long Island, Southern Westchester, Southern Fairfield, Southern New Haven, Northern Middlesex, and Northern New London counties. * Hazard Types...Heavy Snow and Blizzard Conditions. Snow may mix with or change to sleet and rain across southern and eastern coastal areas late Tuesday morning into Tuesday afternoon. * Snow Accumulations...12 to 20 inches...highest amounts to the north and west. * Snowfall Rates...2 to 4 inches per hour early Tuesday morning into early Tuesday afternoon. * Timing...Late tonight into Tuesday evening. * Impacts...Dangerous travel due to whiteout conditions at times. Several roads may become impassable. Power outages possible. Damaging wind gusts possible across Long Island and coastal Connecticut. * Winds...Northeast 25 to 35 mph with gusts 40 to 55 mph on Tuesday. Highest winds across coastal areas. * Temperatures...In the upper 20s. * Visibilities...One quarter mile or less at times. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A Blizzard Warning means severe winter weather conditions are expected or occurring. Falling and blowing snow with strong winds and poor visibilities are likely. This will lead to whiteout conditions...making travel extremely dangerous. Do not travel. If you must travel...have a winter survival kit with you. If you get stranded...stay with your vehicle.