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.