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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBANY NY
352 AM EST WED NOV 26 2014

CTZ001-013-MAZ001-025-NYZ058>061-063>066-VTZ013>015-271200-
NORTHERN LITCHFIELD-SOUTHERN LITCHFIELD-NORTHERN BERKSHIRE-
SOUTHERN BERKSHIRE-WESTERN GREENE-EASTERN GREENE-WESTERN COLUMBIA-
EASTERN COLUMBIA-WESTERN ULSTER-EASTERN ULSTER-WESTERN DUTCHESS-
EASTERN DUTCHESS-BENNINGTON-WESTERN WINDHAM-EASTERN WINDHAM-
352 AM EST WED NOV 26 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST THURSDAY...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTHWESTERN
CONNECTICUT...WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS...SOUTHERN VERMONT...AS WELL
AS THE EASTERN CATSKILLS...MID HUDSON VALLEY...CENTRAL AND
SOUTHERN TACONICS OF EAST CENTRAL NEW YORK.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

PLEASE LISTEN TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR GO TO WEATHER.GOV ON THE
INTERNET FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE FOLLOWING HAZARDS.

   WINTER STORM WARNING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY.

PLEASE LISTEN TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR GO TO WEATHER.GOV ON THE
INTERNET FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE FOLLOWING HAZARDS.

   WINTER STORM WARNING.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME. HOWEVER...SPOTTERS
ARE ENCOURAGED TO SEND SNOWFALL REPORTS TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

$$



Winter Storm Warning

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBANY NY
337 AM EST WED NOV 26 2014

CTZ001-013-MAZ001-025-NYZ058>061-063>066-VTZ013>015-261730-
/O.CON.KALY.WS.W.0006.141126T1000Z-141127T1200Z/
NORTHERN LITCHFIELD-SOUTHERN LITCHFIELD-NORTHERN BERKSHIRE-
SOUTHERN BERKSHIRE-WESTERN GREENE-EASTERN GREENE-WESTERN COLUMBIA-
EASTERN COLUMBIA-WESTERN ULSTER-EASTERN ULSTER-WESTERN DUTCHESS-
EASTERN DUTCHESS-BENNINGTON-WESTERN WINDHAM-EASTERN WINDHAM-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...TORRINGTON...OAKVILLE...NEW MILFORD...
TERRYVILLE...PITTSFIELD...NORTH ADAMS...GREAT BARRINGTON...LEE...
LENOX...HOUSATONIC...HUNTER...TANNERSVILLE...WINDHAM...CATSKILL...
COXSACKIE...ATHENS...CAIRO...JEFFERSON HEIGHTS...HUDSON...
CHATHAM...SUNDOWN...ELLENVILLE...WOODSTOCK...WEST HURLEY...
KERHONKSON...NAPANOCH...PHOENICIA...KINGSTON...NEW PALTZ...
POUGHKEEPSIE...BEACON...ARLINGTON...PAWLING...DOVER PLAINS...
MILLBROOK...PINE PLAINS...AMENIA...MILLERTON...BENNINGTON...
JACKSONVILLE...NEWFANE...BRATTLEBORO...WEST BRATTLEBORO...
BELLOWS FALLS
337 AM EST WED NOV 26 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST
THURSDAY...

* LOCATIONS...LITCHFIELD HILLS...BERKSHIRES...SOUTHERN VERMONT...
  EASTERN CATSKILLS...MID HUDSON VALLEY...AND CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN
  TACONICS.

* HAZARD TYPES...HEAVY SNOW AND SOME DRIFTING SNOW.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...8 TO 16 INCHES. GREATEST TOTALS EXPECTED
  ACROSS THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS...WITH LOWER AMOUNTS ACROSS
  SOUTHERN LITCHFIELD COUNTY WHERE SLEET MAY MIX IN LATER TODAY.

* MAXIMUM SNOWFALL RATES...1 TO 3 INCHES PER HOUR EXPECTED FROM
  LATE MORNING INTO EARLY EVENING.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL SPREAD FROM SOUTH TO NORTH ACROSS THE AREA
  BEGINNING AROUND OR SHORTLY AFTER SUNRISE. SNOW MAY BE MIXED
  WITH RAIN AT THE ONSET. THE SNOW WILL BE HEAVIEST DURING THE
  AFTERNOON INTO THE EVENING WITH THE SNOW TAPERING OFF LATE
  TONIGHT.

* IMPACTS...THIS STORM WILL SIGNIFICANTLY IMPACT HOLIDAY TRAVEL...
  MAKING DRIVING DANGEROUS AT TIMES WITH SNOW COVERED ROADS AND
  POOR VISIBILITIES. ISOLATED POWER OUTAGES WILL BE POSSIBLE
  WHERE THE HEAVIEST SNOW OCCURS.

* VISIBILITIES...LESS THAN ONE HALF MILE AT TIMES.

* WINDS...NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE UPPER 20S TO MID 30S.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING.  SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF
SNOW ARE FORECAST THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL 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.

&&

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