Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS Upton, NY

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW YORK NY
405 PM EST THU FEB 11 2016

...ARCTIC COLD AIR MOVING IN THIS WEEKEND...

CTZ005>012-NJZ002-103-NYZ067>070-120945-
/O.NEW.KOKX.WC.A.0001.160213T2300Z-160214T1700Z/
NORTHERN FAIRFIELD-NORTHERN NEW HAVEN-NORTHERN MIDDLESEX-
NORTHERN NEW LONDON-SOUTHERN FAIRFIELD-SOUTHERN NEW HAVEN-
SOUTHERN MIDDLESEX-SOUTHERN NEW LONDON-WESTERN PASSAIC-
WESTERN BERGEN-ORANGE-PUTNAM-ROCKLAND-NORTHERN WESTCHESTER-
405 PM EST THU FEB 11 2016

...WIND CHILL WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH
SUNDAY MORNING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN UPTON HAS ISSUED A WIND CHILL
WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY
MORNING.

* LOCATIONS...SOUTHERN CONNECTICUT...MUCH OF THE LOWER HUDSON
  VALLEY...AND PORTIONS OF NORTHEAST NEW JERSEY.

* HAZARD TYPES...EXTREME COLD.

* WIND CHILL...DUE TO THE COMBINATION OF VERY COLD TEMPERATURES
  AND STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS...WIND CHILL VALUES WILL BE AS LOW AS
  25 TO 30 BELOW ZERO.

* TIMING...COLDEST WIND CHILLS LATE SATURDAY NIGHT INTO EARLY
  SUNDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS...WIND CHILL VALUES POTENTIALLY REACHING DANGEROUS
  LEVELS. THE COMBINATION OF VERY LOW WIND CHILLS AND FRIGID AIR
  TEMPERATURES HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO RESULT IN FROZEN
  PIPES...FROSTBITE AND HYPOTHERMIA.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND CHILL WATCH MEANS THE THERE IS THE POTENTIAL FOR A
COMBINATION OF VERY COLD AIR AND STRONG WINDS TO CREATE
DANGEROUSLY LOW WIND CHILL VALUES. MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS
AND WARNINGS FOR UPDATES ON THIS SITUATION.

&&

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