Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Upton, NY

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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR SOUTHEASTERN NY...NORTHEASTERN NJ AND SOUTHERN CT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW YORK NY
445 PM EST SUN JAN 25 2015

...BLIZZARD WARNING FOR THE ENTIRE REGION FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING...

WEATHER CONDITIONS WILL RAPIDLY GO DOWN HILL DURING THE DAY
MONDAY...AND BECOME VERY DANGEROUS BY MONDAY NIGHT...AS A CRIPPLING
WINTER STORM IMPACTS THE ENTIRE REGION. IN THE MEANTIME...TONIGHT
WILL FEATURE INCREASING CLOUDS WITH SOME LIGHT SNOW DEVELOPING AFTER
MIDNIGHT.

A RAPIDLY DEVELOPING STORM WILL EMERGE OFF THE CAROLINA COAST DURING
THE DAY MONDAY. THE STORM WILL STRENGTHEN AND BECOME A BLIZZARD AS
IT ONLY SLOWLY CRAWLS UP THE MID ATLANTIC COAST. THIS STORM WILL
BECOME CRIPPLING TO TRAVEL AND LIFE THREATENING TO THOSE WHO MAY
BECOME TRAPPED OUT OF DOORS DURING ITS HEIGHT.

THE WORST OF THE STORM WILL BE MONDAY NIGHT AND ALL DAY TUESDAY.
SNOW WILL BECOME BLINDING AS WINDS INCREASE TO OVER 50 MPH DURING
THIS TIME FRAME. TRAVEL WILL DEGRADE RAPIDLY AND LIKELY BECOME
IMPOSSIBLE DURING MONDAY NIGHT. THIS CONDITION WILL LAST ALL DAY
TUESDAY.

SNOWFALL AMOUNTS PREDICTED ARE STAGGERING...WITH 20 TO 30 INCHES OF
ACCUMULATION EXPECTED IN MOST AREAS...AND LOCALLY HIGHER WHERE THE
HEAVIEST SNOW BANDS SET UP. ON TOP OF THAT...DRIFTS ARE LIKELY TO
EXCEED SIX FEET OR MORE.

AGAIN...THIS IS A LIFE THREATENING WEATHER SITUATION...AND WILL
IMPACT MILLIONS IN THE LOCAL REGION.

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