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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Binghamton NY
800 AM EDT Sun Oct 29 2017

...Next week marks New York`s 2017 Winter Weather Awareness Week...

The National Weather Service has declared, October 29th through
November 4th, as New York`s 2017 "Winter Weather Awareness" week.

Winter in upstate New York is filled with beautiful sceneries,
holiday celebrations, and many outdoor recreational activities.
However, with the beauty of winter, there also comes danger.
Winter can bring dangerously cold temperatures and create hazardous
weather conditions that can create many threats to life and property
if one is not prepared.

Please join us in promoting winter weather safety during this year`s
"Winter Weather Awareness Week". The National Weather Service asks
emergency management, public safety officials, local media and
Weather-Ready Nation Ambassadors to help join forces in improving
the nation`s readiness, responsiveness, and overall resilience
against extreme weather during the winter weather season.

The following topics will be covered next week:

Monday: Preparedness.
Tuesday: Lake Effect Snow and Snow Squalls.
Wednesday: Nor`easters and Winter Storms.
Thursday: Flooding and Ice Jams.
Friday: National Weather Service Winter Products.

We will be issuing public information statements on a daily basis at
8:00 AM EDT. Information will also be disseminated by social media
platforms such as Facebook at,
and Twitter at,

Please join us by using the following hashtags:
#Winterprep, #Winter, and #AreYouReady.

For additional information on New York Winter Weather
Awareness Week visit our web site at,

You can also contact Dave Nicosia at,,
for additional information about 2017 NY Winter Weather
Awareness Week.


David Nicosia
Warning Coordination Meteorologist
National Weather Service Binghamton, NY is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.