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
340 PM EST MON JAN 26 2015

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

...COASTAL FLOOD WARNING IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT THROUGH 5
AM TUESDAY...

ANY LIGHT SNOW WILL QUICKLY TRANSITION TO HEAVY SNOW EARLY TONIGHT
AS LOW PRESSURE OFF THE MID-ATLANTIC COAST QUICKLY STRENGTHENS AND
SLOWLY HEADS NORTHEAST. CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE TO DETERIORATE LATE
TONIGHT AS WHITEOUT CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED. WINDS WILL ALSO BE VERY
STRONG...GUSTING AS HIGH AS 60 MPH OVER EASTERN LONG ISLAND. THIS
WILL CAUSE BLOWING AND DRIFTING OF SNOW. THERE IS ALSO A CHANCE FOR
SOME THUNDERSNOW...WITH SNOWFALL RATES OF GREATER THAN 2 INCHES PER
HOUR. LATE TONIGHT INTO EARLY TUESDAY MORNING IS WHEN THIS STORM
WILL BE THE MOST DANGEROUS...AND TRAVEL IS NOT RECOMMENDED AND MAY
BE VIRTUALLY IMPOSSIBLE IN MANY INSTANCES. THERE WILL ALSO BE SOME
COASTAL FLOODING LATE TONIGHT...WITH TIDAL DEPARTURES OF 2 TO 3 FEET
EXPECTED.

HEAVY SNOW...WHITEOUT CONDITIONS...AND THE CHANCE FOR THUNDERSNOW
CONTINUES DURING THE DAY ON TUESDAY...WITH CONDITIONS IMPROVING
SOMEWHAT BY THE AFTERNOON. HOWEVER...BLIZZARD CONDITIONS ARE STILL
POSSIBLE THROUGHOUT THE MORNING AND THE AFTERNOON AND TRAVEL IS
STILL NOT RECOMMENDED AT ALL ON TUESDAY AS THE SNOW CONTINUES INTO
TUESDAY NIGHT. THE SNOW WILL FINALLY COME TO AN END FROM SOUTHWEST
TO NORTHEAST TUESDAY NIGHT AS THE NOR`EASTER PULLS AWAY FROM THE
AREA. BY THE TIME ALL IS SAID AND DONE...ANYWHERE FROM 10 TO 30
INCHES OF SNOW WILL HAVE FALLEN. THE HIGHEST AMOUNTS ARE EXPECTED
ACROSS NYC...LONG ISLAND...AND SOUTHERN CT. LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS
ARE POSSIBLE WITH DRIFTS OF 3 FEET OR MORE POSSIBLE.

HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS IN FOR WEDNESDAY...PROVIDING COLD...BUT DRY
CONDITIONS.

$$

JP





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