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Winter Storm Warning

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBANY NY
338 PM EST TUE NOV 25 2014

NYZ047>050-084-260445-
/O.UPG.KALY.WS.A.0007.141126T1200Z-141127T1500Z/
/O.EXB.KALY.WS.W.0006.141126T1200Z-141127T1200Z/
SCHOHARIE-WESTERN SCHENECTADY-EASTERN SCHENECTADY-
SOUTHERN SARATOGA-SOUTHERN WASHINGTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...COBLESKILL...MIDDLEBURGH...DELANSON...
ESPERANCE...DUANESBURG...SCHENECTADY...ROTTERDAM...BALLSTON SPA...
MECHANICVILLE...WATERFORD...HUDSON FALLS...FORT EDWARD...
CAMBRIDGE...GREENWICH
338 PM EST TUE NOV 25 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM WEDNESDAY TO 7 AM EST
THURSDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ALBANY HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM
WARNING FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM WEDNESDAY TO 7 AM
EST THURSDAY. THE WINTER STORM WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* LOCATIONS...SCHOHARIE...SCHENECTADY...SOUTHERN SARATOGA...
  AND SOUTHERN WASHINGTON COUNTIES.

* HAZARD TYPES...HEAVY SNOW.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...5 TO 8 INCHES.

* MAXIMUM SNOWFALL RATES...AROUND 1 INCH PER HOUR.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL OVERSPREAD THE WARNING AREA BY MID MORNING TO
  LATE MORNING. THE SNOW WILL BE HEAVIEST DURING THE AFTERNOON
  INTO THE EVENING WITH THE SNOW TAPERING OFF LATE WEDNESDAY
  NIGHT.

* IMPACTS...THIS STORM WILL SIGNIFICANTLY IMPACT HOLIDAY TRAVEL...
  MAKING DRIVING DANGEROUS AT TIMES WITH SNOW COVERED ROADS AND
  POOR VISIBILITIES.

* VISIBILITIES...LESS THAN 1 MILE AT TIMES.

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE 30S...FALLING INTO THE 20S THROUGH
  WEDNESDAY NIGHT.

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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