Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Upton, NY

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000 WWUS81 KOKX 261842 SPSOKX SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW YORK NY 142 PM EST WED NOV 26 2014 CTZ005-NJZ002-004-103-105-NYZ067>070-262030- EASTERN PASSAIC-NORTHERN FAIRFIELD-NORTHERN WESTCHESTER-ORANGE-PUTNAM-ROCKLAND-WESTERN BERGEN-WESTERN ESSEX-WESTERN PASSAIC- 142 PM EST WED NOV 26 2014 ...HEAVY SNOW WILL CONTINUE TO IMPACT NORTHERN FAIRFIELD...NORTHWESTERN BERGEN...NORTHWESTERN ESSEX...ORANGE...PASSAIC...PUTNAM...ROCKLAND AND NORTHERN WESTCHESTER COUNTIES... A BAND OF HEAVY SNOW WILL CONTINUE TO SIT OVER THE REGION THROUGH 330 PM. SNOWFALL RATES OF 1 TO 2 INCH(ES) PER HOUR...ADDITIONAL SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 2 TO 4 INCHES...AND VISIBILITIES OF 1/4 MILE OR LESS ARE EXPECTED THROUGH THIS TIME. MOTORISTS SHOULD USE EXTRA CAUTION TRAVELING IN THIS AREA DUE TO THE LOW VISIBILITIES AND SNOW ACCUMULATING ON ROADWAYS. A FEW CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING STRIKES HAVE BEEN DETECTED AND REPORTED AS WELL...AND ARE POSSIBLE OVER THE NEXT COUPLE OF HOURS. LIGHTNING IS ONE OF NATURES NUMBER ONE KILLERS. REMEMBER...IF YOU CAN HEAR THUNDER...YOU ARE CLOSE ENOUGH TO BE STRUCK BY LIGHTNING. MOVE TO SAFE SHELTER IMMEDIATELY. A WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE AREA. $$ NV

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