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Blizzard Warning

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW YORK NY
1010 PM EST SUN JAN 25 2015

...CRIPPLING AND POTENTIALLY HISTORIC BLIZZARD TO IMPACT THE AREA
FROM LATE MONDAY INTO TUESDAY...

CTZ006>012-NJZ006-104-106-108-NYZ071>075-078>081-176>179-261115-
/O.CON.KOKX.BZ.W.0001.150126T1800Z-150128T0500Z/
NORTHERN NEW HAVEN-NORTHERN MIDDLESEX-NORTHERN NEW LONDON-
SOUTHERN FAIRFIELD-SOUTHERN NEW HAVEN-SOUTHERN MIDDLESEX-
SOUTHERN NEW LONDON-HUDSON-EASTERN BERGEN-EASTERN ESSEX-
EASTERN UNION-SOUTHERN WESTCHESTER-NEW YORK (MANHATTAN)-BRONX-
RICHMOND (STATEN ISLAND)-KINGS (BROOKLYN)-NORTHWESTERN SUFFOLK-
NORTHEASTERN SUFFOLK-SOUTHWESTERN SUFFOLK-SOUTHEASTERN SUFFOLK-
NORTHERN QUEENS-NORTHERN NASSAU-SOUTHERN QUEENS-SOUTHERN NASSAU-
1010 PM EST SUN JAN 25 2015

...BLIZZARD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM MONDAY TO
MIDNIGHT EST TUESDAY NIGHT...

* LOCATIONS...NEW YORK CITY AND SURROUNDING IMMEDIATE SUBURBS...
  LONG ISLAND...AND MOST OF SOUTHERN CONNECTICUT.

* HAZARD TYPES...HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW...WITH BLIZZARD
  CONDITIONS.

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 20 TO 30 INCHES...WITH
  LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE. SNOWFALL RATES OF 2 TO 4
  INCHES PER HOUR EXPECTED LATE MONDAY NIGHT INTO TUESDAY MORNING.

* WINDS...NORTH 30 TO 40 MPH WITH GUSTS 55 TO 65 MPH...STRONGEST
  ACROSS EASTERN LONG ISLAND.

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

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE LOWER 20S.

* TIMING...LIGHT SNOW WILL BEGIN MONDAY MORNING...WITH
  ACCUMULATIONS OF 1 TO 3 INCHES POSSIBLE BY THE EVENING RUSH.
  SNOW WILL PICK UP IN INTENSITY MONDAY EVENING...WITH THE
  HEAVIEST SNOW AND STRONGEST WINDS FROM ABOUT MIDNIGHT MONDAY
  NIGHT INTO TUESDAY AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...LIFE-THREATENING CONDITIONS AND EXTREMELY DANGEROUS
  TRAVEL DUE TO HEAVY SNOWFALL AND STRONG WINDS...WITH WHITEOUT
  CONDITIONS. SECONDARY AND TERTIARY ROADS MAY BECOME
  IMPASSABLE. STRONG WINDS MAY DOWN POWER LINES AND TREE LIMBS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A BLIZZARD WARNING MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE
EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. FALLING AND BLOWING SNOW WITH STRONG WINDS
AND POOR VISIBILITIES WILL LEAD TO WHITEOUT CONDITIONS...MAKING
TRAVEL EXTREMELY DANGEROUS. DO NOT TRAVEL. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...
HAVE A WINTER SURVIVAL KIT WITH YOU. IF YOU GET STRANDED...STAY
WITH YOUR VEHICLE.

ALL UNNECESSARY TRAVEL IS DISCOURAGED BEGINNING MONDAY
AFTERNOON...TO ALLOW PEOPLE ALREADY ON THE ROAD TO SAFELY REACH
THEIR DESTINATIONS BEFORE THE HEAVY SNOW BEGINS...AND TO ALLOW
SNOW REMOVAL EQUIPMENT TO BEGIN TO CLEAR ROADS.

&&

$$



Coastal Flood Watch

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE...CORRECTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW YORK NY
831 PM EST SUN JAN 25 2015

...MODERATE COASTAL FLOODING FOR PARTS OF THE REGION DURING
MONDAY NIGHT INTO EARLY TUESDAY MORNING HIGH TIDE...

...HIGH SURF AND SIGNIFICANT BEACH EROSION EXPECTED...

CTZ011-012-NYZ079-081-261515-
/O.COR.KOKX.CF.A.0001.150127T0600Z-150127T1200Z/
SOUTHERN MIDDLESEX-SOUTHERN NEW LONDON-NORTHEASTERN SUFFOLK-
SOUTHEASTERN SUFFOLK-
831 PM EST SUN JAN 25 2015

...COASTAL FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH
TUESDAY MORNING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEW YORK HAS ISSUED A COASTAL
FLOOD WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM LATE MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH
TUESDAY MORNING.

* LOCATIONS...LOW LYING COASTAL AREAS ALONG THE TWIN FORKS OF LONG
  ISLAND AND COASTAL SOUTHEASTERN CONNECTICUT.

* TIDAL DEPARTURES...MOST LIKELY 2 1/2 TO 3 1/2 FT OF SURGE ABOVE
  ASTRONOMICAL TIDE. A LOW PROBABILITY OF 3 1/2 TO 4 FT SURGE
  ABOVE ASTRONOMICAL TIDE.

* TIMING...DURING THE TIMES OF HIGH TIDE BETWEEN 1 AM AND 7 AM
  LATE MONDAY NIGHT INTO EARLY TUESDAY MORNING.

* BEACH EROSION IMPACTS...SIGNIFICANT BEACH EROSION AND WASHOVERS
  ALONG OCEAN FACING BARRIER BEACHES OF EASTERN LONG ISLAND DUE TO
  10 TO 15 FT WAVES AND HIGH STORM TIDE. IN ADDITION...HIGH WAVE
  ACTION WILL CAUSE BEACH EROSION ALONG NORTH FACING SHORELINES WITH
  OPEN EXPOSURE TO LONG ISLAND SOUND AND GARDINERS BAYS. A FEW
  EXPOSED WATER FRONT STRUCTURES MAY BE DAMAGED.

* COASTAL FLOODING IMPACTS...POTENTIAL FOR FLOODING OF VULNERABLE
  SHORE ROADS AND/OR BASEMENTS DUE TO HEIGHT OF STORM TIDE AND/OR
  WAVE ACTION. SEVERAL SHORE ROAD CLOSURES MAY BE NEEDED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A COASTAL FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS FAVORABLE FOR
FLOODING ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP. COASTAL RESIDENTS SHOULD BE
ALERT FOR LATER STATEMENTS OR WARNINGS...AND TAKE ACTION TO
PROTECT PROPERTY.

&&


...MOST LIKELY EASTERN L.I. SOUND WATER LEVELS FOR MONDAY
NIGHT/EARLY TUESDAY MORNING HIGH TIDE...

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

NEW LONDON CT.......246 AM.........5.2-5.8.........MINOR.....


...MOST LIKELY TWIN FORKS WATER LEVELS FOR MONDAY NIGHT/EARLY
TUESDAY MORNING...

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

MONTAUK POINT NY....214 AM.........5.1-5.7.........MODERATE..
ORIENT NY...........350 AM.........5.7-6.3.........MODERATE..
RIVERHEAD NY........523 AM.........6.3-6.9.........MODERATE..


$$

MALOIT





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