URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service New York NY 338 PM EST Sat Mar 11 2017 ...Potential for a Major Winter Storm Monday night into Wednesday... CTZ007>012-NYZ071>075-078>081-176>179-120900- /O.NEW.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- 338 PM EST Sat Mar 11 2017 ...BLIZZARD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING... The National Weather Service in Upton has issued a Blizzard Watch, which is 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...Snow, and strong and gusty winds. * Snow Accumulations...12 to 18 inches. * Timing...Late Monday night through Tuesday evening. * Impacts...Hazardous travel and potential for power outages due to moderate to heavy snow and gusty winds. * Winds...Northeast 20 to 30 mph with gusts 40 to 50 mph. * 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.