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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Albany NY
1231 PM EST WED JAN 17 2018

CTZ001-013-MAZ025-NYZ061-064>066-171830-
Northern Litchfield-Southern Litchfield-Southern Berkshire-Eastern
Dutchess-Eastern Columbia-Western Dutchess-Eastern Ulster-
1231 PM EST WED JAN 17 2018

...AN AREA OF HEAVY SNOW WILL AFFECT LITCHFIELD...SOUTHERN
BERKSHIRE...SOUTHEASTERN ULSTER...DUTCHESS AND SOUTH CENTRAL COLUMBIA
COUNTIES...

At 1230 PM EST, an area of heavy snow was located near Amenia, or 16
miles southeast of Rhinebeck, moving northeast at 20 mph.

Locations impacted include...
Torrington, Poughkeepsie, Beacon, Pawling, Hyde Park, Pleasant
Valley, New Hartford, Wappingers Falls, Amenia, Sheffield, Kent,
Sharon, Highland, Pine Plains, Fishkill, Norfolk, Otis, Millbrook,
Litchfield and Canaan.

Visibilities will drop quickly to less than a quarter of a mile in
this area of heavy snow. Snowfall rates of 0.5 - 1 inch per hour are
possible under this snow band with quick accumulations on any
untreated surfaces.

Conditions can deteriorate rapidly in winter weather situations. Be
prepared for snow or ice covered roads. Slow down and allow extra
time when traveling.

LAT...LON 4145 7400 4159 7395 4158 7405 4171 7409
      4234 7306 4231 7300 4215 7303 4215 7307
      4209 7307 4204 7306 4204 7301 4197 7303
      4197 7289 4184 7295 4161 7348 4167 7352
      4158 7353 4151 7367 4149 7393 4144 7398
TIME...MOT...LOC 1730Z 236DEG 33KT 4183 7361

$$

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