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Winter Storm Watch

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW YORK NY
949 AM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

...WINTER STORM SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...

CTZ005>007-009-010-NJZ002-004-103-104-NYZ067>071-312315-
/O.CAN.KOKX.WC.Y.0002.000000T0000Z-150131T1700Z/
/O.CON.KOKX.WS.A.0003.150202T0000Z-150202T2300Z/
NORTHERN FAIRFIELD-NORTHERN NEW HAVEN-NORTHERN MIDDLESEX-
SOUTHERN FAIRFIELD-SOUTHERN NEW HAVEN-WESTERN PASSAIC-
EASTERN PASSAIC-WESTERN BERGEN-EASTERN BERGEN-ORANGE-PUTNAM-
ROCKLAND-NORTHERN WESTCHESTER-SOUTHERN WESTCHESTER-
949 AM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY EVENING
THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON...
...WIND CHILL ADVISORY FOR THIS MORNING IS CANCELLED...

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 8 TO 12 INCHES...ALONG
  WITH LESS THAN A TENTH OF AN INCH OF ICE.

* LOCATIONS...THE LOWER HUDSON VALLEY...NORTHEAST NEW JERSEY
  ROUGHLY NORTH OF INTERSTATE 80...AND MUCH OF SOUTHERN
  CONNECTICUT.

* HAZARD TYPES...HEAVY SNOW.

* TIMING...SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY.

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE TEENS TO LOWER 20S.

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

* IMPACTS...HAZARDOUS TRAVEL DUE TO REDUCED VISIBILITIES AND
  SIGNIFICANT SNOW ACCUMULATIONS.

* VISIBILITIES...ONE QUARTER TO ONE HALF MILE AT TIMES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND CHILL ADVISORY MEANS THAT VERY COLD AIR AND STRONG WINDS
WILL COMBINE TO GENERATE LOW WIND CHILLS THAT COULD LEAD TO
FROSTBITE AND HYPOTHERMIA IF PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT TAKEN. IF YOU
VENTURE OUTDOORS...MAKE SURE YOU WEAR A WIND REPELLENT COAT...HAT
AND GLOVES.

A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT
SNOW...SLEET...OR ICE ACCUMULATIONS THAT MAY IMPACT TRAVEL.
CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS.

&&

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