Sunday, March 12, 2017

NWS - Blizzard Watch remains in effect - Monday night through Tuesday




URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service New York NY
339 AM EDT Sun Mar 12 2017

...Potential for a Major Winter Storm Monday night into
Wednesday...

CTZ007>012-NYZ071>075-078>081-176>179-122200-
/O.CON.KOKX.BZ.A.0001.170314T0400Z-170315T0400Z/
Northern Middlesex-Northern New London-Southern Fairfield-
Southern New Haven-Southern Middlesex-Southern New London-
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-
339 AM EDT Sun Mar 12 2017

...BLIZZARD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE MONDAY NIGHT
THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING...

* Locations...New York City, Long Island, Southern Westchester,
  Southern Fairfield, Southern New Haven, Middlesex, and New
  London counties.

* Hazard Types...Heavy Snow and Blizzard Conditions.

* Snow Accumulations...12 to 18 inches.

* Timing...Late Monday night through Tuesday evening.

* Impacts...Dangerous travel and potential for power outages.
  Damaging wind gusts possible across eastern Long Island and
  extreme southeastern Connecticut.

* Winds...Northeast 20 to 30 mph with gusts 40 to 50 mph. Isolated
  gusts up to 60 mph possible across eastern Long Island and
  extreme southeastern Connecticut.

* Temperatures...In the upper 20s.

* Visibilities...One quarter mile or less at times.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Blizzard Watch means there is a potential for falling and/or
blowing snow with strong winds and extremely poor visibilities.
This can lead to whiteout conditions and make travel very
dangerous.

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