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Winter Storm Warning

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW YORK NY
721 AM EST MON FEB 8 2016

...HEAVY SNOW ACROSS CENTRAL AND EASTERN SECTIONS OF LONG ISLAND
AND SOUTHERN CONNECTICUT TODAY...

CTZ006>008-010>012-082030-
/O.CON.KOKX.WS.W.0003.000000T0000Z-160208T2300Z/
NORTHERN NEW HAVEN-NORTHERN MIDDLESEX-NORTHERN NEW LONDON-
SOUTHERN NEW HAVEN-SOUTHERN MIDDLESEX-SOUTHERN NEW LONDON-
721 AM EST MON FEB 8 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EST THIS
EVENING...

* LOCATIONS...HEW HAVEN...MIDDLESEX AND NEW LONDON COUNTIES IN
  SOUTHERN CONNECTICUT.

* HAZARD TYPES...HEAVY SNOW AND WIND.

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 5 TO 9 INCHES.

* WINDS...NORTH 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE UPPER 20S.

* VISIBILITIES...ONE QUARTER MILE OR LESS AT TIMES.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL BE HEAVY AT TIMES THIS MORNING INTO THE EARLY
  AFTERNOON...THEN GRADUALLY TAPER OFF LATE THIS AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF STRONG WINDS AND A HEAVY WET SNOW
  WILL BRING DOWN TREE LIMBS AND POWER LINES. HAZARDOUS TRAVEL
  CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED DUE TO GREATLY REDUCED VISIBILITIES
  AND SIGNIFICANT SNOW ACCUMULATIONS. NEAR BLIZZARD CONDITIONS
  ARE EXPECTED.

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.

&&

$$



Coastal Flood Advisory

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW YORK NY
450 AM EST MON FEB 8 2016

...MINOR TO LOCALLY MODERATE COASTAL IMPACTS EXPECTED TODAY INTO
TONIGHT...

CTZ009-010-NYZ071-073-081800-
/O.CON.KOKX.CF.Y.0007.160208T1500Z-160208T1800Z/
SOUTHERN FAIRFIELD-SOUTHERN NEW HAVEN-SOUTHERN WESTCHESTER-BRONX-
450 AM EST MON FEB 8 2016

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS
MORNING TO 1 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

* LOCATIONS...COASTAL LOCATIONS ALONG WESTERN LONG ISLAND SOUND.

* TIDAL DEPARTURES...2 TO 2 1/2 FEET ABOVE ASTRONOMICAL TIDES.

* TIMING...MINOR COASTAL FLOODING EXPECTED FOR THIS MORNING/S
  HIGH TIDE CYCLE...AND POSSIBLY FOR TONIGHT/S HIGH TIDE
  CYCLES.

* COASTAL FLOOD IMPACTS...FLOODING OF THE MOST VULNERABLE SHORE
  ROADS AND/OR PROPERTIES DUE TO HEIGHT OF STORM TIDE OR WAVE
  SPLASHOVER. MAJORITY OF ROADS REMAIN PASSABLE. THERE IS NO
  SIGNIFICANT THREAT TO LIFE AND ANY IMPACT ON PROPERTY IS
  MINIMAL.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY INDICATES THAT ONSHORE WINDS AND TIDES
WILL COMBINE TO GENERATE FLOODING OF LOW AREAS ALONG THE SHORE.

&&

...L.I. SOUND WATER LEVELS FOR THIS MORNING...

COASTAL............TIME OF......FORECAST TOTAL.....FLOOD.....
LOCATION...........HIGH TIDE.....WATER LEVEL.......CATEGORY..
...................................(MLLW)....................

KINGS POINT NY......1034 AM.......10.0-10.5..........MINOR...
STAMFORD CT.........1051 AM........9.5-10.1..........MINOR...
BRIDGEPORT CT.......1048 AM........9.0-9.5...........MINOR...
NEW HAVEN CT........1046 AM........8.3-8.7...........MINOR...

...L.I. SOUND WATER LEVELS FOR TONIGHT...

COASTAL............TIME OF......FORECAST TOTAL.....FLOOD.....
LOCATION...........HIGH TIDE.....WATER LEVEL.......CATEGORY..
...................................(MLLW)....................

KINGS POINT NY......1102 PM........9.6-10.0..........MINOR....
STAMFORD CT.........1119 PM........9.1-9.6...........MINOR....
BRIDGEPORT CT.......1116 PM........8.5-9.0...........MINOR....
NEW HAVEN CT........1112 PM........8.1-8.5...........NONE.....

$$




Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW YORK NY
441 AM EST MON FEB 8 2016

CTZ010-090945-
SOUTHERN NEW HAVEN-
441 AM EST MON FEB 8 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EST THIS EVENING...
...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS MORNING TO 1 PM
EST THIS AFTERNOON...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR SOUTHERN CONNECTICUT.

.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.
   COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY.

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME THAT WOULD MEET
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WARNING CRITERIA.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

WEATHER SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT SIGNIFICANT WEATHER
CONDITIONS ACCORDING TO STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURES.

&&

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK PROVIDES A SUMMARY OF POTENTIAL
WIDESPREAD HAZARDOUS WEATHER EVENTS THAT MAY REACH NWS WARNING
CRITERIA. MOST LONG FUSED NWS WATCHES...WARNINGS AND ADVISORIES IN
EFFECT ARE HIGHLIGHTED.

PLEASE REFER TO THE LATEST NWS FORECASTS FOR WEATHER NOT MEETING NWS
WARNING CRITERIA.

$$



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