Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BINGHAMTON NY
954 AM EST MON JAN 23 2017


NYZ009-015>018-022>025-036-037-044>046-055>057-PAZ038>040-043-
241500-
/O.CON.KBGM.WS.W.0001.170123T1800Z-170124T1800Z/
NORTHERN ONEIDA-YATES-SENECA-SOUTHERN CAYUGA-ONONDAGA-STEUBEN-
SCHUYLER-CHEMUNG-TOMPKINS-MADISON-SOUTHERN ONEIDA-CORTLAND-
CHENANGO-OTSEGO-TIOGA-BROOME-DELAWARE-BRADFORD-SUSQUEHANNA-
NORTHERN WAYNE-WYOMING-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BOONVILLE...PENN YAN...SENECA FALLS...
AUBURN...SYRACUSE...CORNING...HORNELL...WATKINS GLEN...ELMIRA...
ITHACA...HAMILTON...ONEIDA...ROME...UTICA...CORTLAND...NORWICH...
ONEONTA...OWEGO...WAVERLY...BINGHAMTON...DELHI...WALTON...SAYRE...
TOWANDA...HALLSTEAD...MONTROSE...DAMASCUS...EQUINUNK...
TUNKHANNOCK
954 AM EST MON JAN 23 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO 1 PM EST TUESDAY...

* LOCATIONS...CENTRAL NEW YORK AND THE NORTHERN TIER OF
  PENNSYLVANIA.

* HAZARD TYPES...HEAVY WET SNOW... SLEET... AND STRONG WINDS.

* ACCUMULATIONS...4 TO 9 INCHES OF HEAVY WET SNOW AND SLEET. THE
  HEAVIEST ACCUMULATIONS WILL BE OVER THE HIGHER TERRAIN.

* TIMING...RAIN WILL MOVE INTO THE AREA LATER THIS MORNING THROUGH
  EARLY AFTERNOON. THE RAIN WILL MIX WITH SLEET AND SNOW FROM EAST
  TO WEST PRIMARILY THIS AFTERNOON AS COLDER AIR MOVES INTO THE
  REGION. LIGHT FREEZING RAIN MAY BE POSSIBLE BUT IS NOT THE MAIN
  THREAT. BY THIS EVENING... MOST OF THE REGION WILL TRANSITION TO
  A WINTRY MIX OF SNOW AND SLEET. THE COMBINATION OF SNOW AND
  SLEET...WHICH MAY BE HEAVY AT TIMES... WILL CONTINUE THROUGH
  TUESDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS...THE HEAVY SNOW WILL MAKE TRAVEL VERY DANGEROUS.
  ROADS WILL BECOME SNOW COVERED AND SLIPPERY.

* WINDS...NORTHEAST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE LOW TO MID 30S.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW MEANS HEAVY SNOW IS
EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. HEAVY SNOW IS FORECAST THAT WILL MAKE
TRAVEL VERY DANGEROUS. ONLY TRAVEL IN AN EMERGENCY. IF YOU MUST
TRAVEL... KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT... FOOD... AND WATER IN YOUR
VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.

&&

$$

NYZ062-PAZ044-047-048-072-241500-
/O.CON.KBGM.WW.Y.0002.170123T1800Z-170124T1800Z/
SULLIVAN-LACKAWANNA-LUZERNE-PIKE-SOUTHERN WAYNE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MONTICELLO...SCRANTON...HAZLETON...
WILKES-BARRE...MILFORD...HONESDALE
954 AM EST MON JAN 23 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO 1 PM EST TUESDAY...

* LOCATIONS...LUZERNE... LACKAWANNA... SOUTHERN WAYNE... AND
  PIKE COUNTIES IN NORTHEAST PENNSYLVANIA AS WELL AS SULLIVAN
  COUNTY IN CENTRAL NEW YORK.

* HAZARD TYPES...HEAVY WET SNOW... SLEET... AND STRONG WINDS.

* ACCUMULATIONS...3 TO 5 INCHES OF HEAVY WET SNOW AND SLEET.

* TIMING...RAIN WILL MOVE INTO THE AREA THROUGH THE LATE MORNING.
  THE RAIN WILL MIX WITH SLEET AND SNOW PRIMARILY THIS AFTERNOON
  AS COLDER AIR MOVES INTO THE REGION. LIGHT FREEZING RAIN MAY BE
  POSSIBLE BUT IS NOT THE MAIN THREAT. BY THIS EVENING... MOST OF
  THE REGION WILL TRANSITION TO A WINTRY MIX OF SNOW AND SLEET.
  THE COMBINATION OF SNOW AND SLEET...WHICH MAY BE HEAVY AT
  TIMES... WILL CONTINUE MONDAY NIGHT INTO TUESDAY MORNING AND
  POSSIBLY MIX BACK WITH RAIN OVERNIGHT INTO EARLY TUESDAY.

* IMPACTS...THE SNOW WILL CREATE VERY POOR TRAVEL CONDITIONS AS
  ROADS WILL BECOME SNOW COVERED AND SLIPPERY. THE WINDS WILL
  LEAD TO CONSIDERABLE BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW, AND SCATTERED
  POWER OUTAGES.

* WINDS...NORTHEAST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH IN THE
  VALLEYS AND UP TO 40 MPH OVER THE HIGHER TERRAIN.

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE LOW TO MID 30S.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW... SLEET...
OR FREEZING RAIN WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR
SLIPPERY ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES... AND USE CAUTION WHILE
DRIVING.

&&

$$



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