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Winter Storm Warning

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBANY NY
358 PM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

CTZ001-013-MAZ001-025-NYZ038>041-047>054-058>061-063>066-082>084-
VTZ013>015-010500-
/O.UPG.KALY.WS.A.0003.150202T0300Z-150202T2300Z/
/O.NEW.KALY.WS.W.0004.150202T0200Z-150202T2300Z/
NORTHERN LITCHFIELD-SOUTHERN LITCHFIELD-NORTHERN BERKSHIRE-
SOUTHERN BERKSHIRE-SOUTHERN HERKIMER-SOUTHERN FULTON-MONTGOMERY-
NORTHERN SARATOGA-SCHOHARIE-WESTERN SCHENECTADY-
EASTERN SCHENECTADY-SOUTHERN SARATOGA-WESTERN ALBANY-
EASTERN ALBANY-WESTERN RENSSELAER-EASTERN RENSSELAER-
WESTERN GREENE-EASTERN GREENE-WESTERN COLUMBIA-EASTERN COLUMBIA-
WESTERN ULSTER-EASTERN ULSTER-WESTERN DUTCHESS-EASTERN DUTCHESS-
NORTHERN FULTON-SOUTHEAST WARREN-SOUTHERN WASHINGTON-BENNINGTON-
WESTERN WINDHAM-EASTERN WINDHAM-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...TORRINGTON...OAKVILLE...NEW MILFORD...
TERRYVILLE...PITTSFIELD...NORTH ADAMS...GREAT BARRINGTON...LEE...
LENOX...HOUSATONIC...ILION...HERKIMER...LITTLE FALLS...MOHAWK...
FRANKFORT...DOLGEVILLE...GLOVERSVILLE...JOHNSTOWN...AMSTERDAM...
WELLSVILLE...SARATOGA SPRINGS...COBLESKILL...MIDDLEBURGH...
DELANSON...ESPERANCE...DUANESBURG...SCHENECTADY...ROTTERDAM...
BALLSTON SPA...MECHANICVILLE...WATERFORD...ALTAMONT...ALBANY...
TROY...HOOSICK FALLS...HUNTER...TANNERSVILLE...WINDHAM...
CATSKILL...COXSACKIE...ATHENS...CAIRO...JEFFERSON HEIGHTS...
HUDSON...CHATHAM...SUNDOWN...ELLENVILLE...WOODSTOCK...
WEST HURLEY...KERHONKSON...NAPANOCH...PHOENICIA...KINGSTON...
NEW PALTZ...POUGHKEEPSIE...BEACON...ARLINGTON...PAWLING...
DOVER PLAINS...MILLBROOK...PINE PLAINS...AMENIA...MILLERTON...
NORTHVILLE...MAYFIELD...GLENS FALLS...WEST GLENS FALLS...
HUDSON FALLS...FORT EDWARD...CAMBRIDGE...GREENWICH...BENNINGTON...
JACKSONVILLE...NEWFANE...BRATTLEBORO...WEST BRATTLEBORO...
BELLOWS FALLS
358 PM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM SUNDAY TO 6 PM EST
MONDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ALBANY HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM
WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM SUNDAY TO 6 PM
EST MONDAY. THE WINTER STORM WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* LOCATIONS...LITCHFIELD COUNTY CONNECTICUT...BERKSHIRES...
  SOUTHERN VERMONT...GREATER CAPITAL REGION...GLENS FALLS AND
  SARATOGA REGION...HELDERBERGS...MOHAWK AND SCHOHARIE VALLEYS...
  MID HUDSON VALLEY...TACONICS AND THE EASTERN CATSKILLS.

* HAZARD TYPES...HEAVY SNOW.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...8 TO 16 INCHES...WITH THE HIGHEST TOTALS
  ACROSS THE EASTERN CATSKILLS...HELDERBERGS...AND BERKSHIRES.

* MAXIMUM SNOWFALL RATES...AN INCH OR SO AN HOUR.

* TIMING...SNOW MOVING IN SUNDAY EVENING...BECOMING HEAVY AT TIMES
  PRIOR TO DAYBREAK MONDAY...AND CONTINUING INTO THE AFTERNOON.
  THE SNOW WILL TAPER TO SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS MONDAY EVENING.

* IMPACTS...HAZARDOUS AND TREACHEROUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS FROM LATE
  SUNDAY EVENING THROUGH MONDAY. ROADS WILL BE SNOW COVERED AND
  EXTREMELY SLIPPERY. UNNECESSARY TRAVEL IS NOT RECOMMENDED.

* WINDS...NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH.

* TEMPERATURES...SINGLE DIGITS TO TEENS.

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.

&&

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