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Winter Storm Watch

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW YORK NY
350 PM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

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

CTZ011-012-NJZ004-006-104>108-NYZ071>075-078>081-176>179-011100-
/O.CON.KOKX.WS.A.0003.150202T0000Z-150202T2300Z/
SOUTHERN MIDDLESEX-SOUTHERN NEW LONDON-EASTERN PASSAIC-HUDSON-
EASTERN BERGEN-WESTERN ESSEX-EASTERN ESSEX-WESTERN UNION-
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-
350 PM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY EVENING
THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON...

* LOCATIONS...THE NEW YORK CITY AND NEW JERSEY METROPOLITAN
  AREAS...LONG ISLAND...AND SOUTHEASTERN COASTAL CONNECTICUT.

* HAZARD TYPES...SNOW...SLEET...FREEZING RAIN AND RAIN.

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 4 TO 8 INCHES...WITH A
  TENTH TO A QUARTER INCH OF ICE ACROSS NORTHERN PORTIONS OF THE
  NEW YORK CITY AND NEW JERSEY METROPOLITAN AREAS AND NORTHWESTERN
  LONG ISLAND. SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 3 TO 6 INCHES AND A FEW
  HUNDREDTHS OF AN INCH OF ICE ACROSS SOUTHERN PORTIONS OF THE NEW
  YORK CITY AND NEW JERSEY METROPOLITAN AREAS AND SOUTHEASTERN
  PORTIONS OF LONG ISLAND AND COASTAL CONNECTICUT.

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

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

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

* TIMING...LATE SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH MONDAY.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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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