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Special Weather Statement

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW YORK NY
758 AM EST SUN FEB 14 2016

CTZ005>012-NJZ002-004-006-103>108-NYZ067>075-078>081-176>179-
141700-
NORTHERN FAIRFIELD-NORTHERN NEW HAVEN-NORTHERN MIDDLESEX-
NORTHERN NEW LONDON-SOUTHERN FAIRFIELD-SOUTHERN NEW HAVEN-
SOUTHERN MIDDLESEX-SOUTHERN NEW LONDON-WESTERN PASSAIC-
EASTERN PASSAIC-HUDSON-WESTERN BERGEN-EASTERN BERGEN-
WESTERN ESSEX-EASTERN ESSEX-WESTERN UNION-EASTERN UNION-ORANGE-
PUTNAM-ROCKLAND-NORTHERN WESTCHESTER-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-
758 AM EST SUN FEB 14 2016

...DANGEROUSLY COLD WIND CHILLS THIS MORNING...

* TEMPERATURES THIS MORNING RANGE FROM NEAR ZERO TO 10 DEGREES
  BELOW DURING THIS TIME...COUPLED WITH STRONG...GUSTY WINDS...ARE
  EXPECTED TO PRODUCE LIFE THREATENING WIND CHILLS AS COLD AS 20
  TO 30 DEGREES BELOW ZERO.

* HIGH TEMPERATURES TODAY WILL ONLY BE IN THE TEENS...WITH WIND
  CHILLS LIKELY NOT RISING ABOVE ZERO UNTIL MID TO LATE AFTERNOON.

* COLD SPELLS OF THIS MAGNITUDE BRING A RISK OF FROSTBITE AND
  HYPOTHERMIA FOR ANYONE WHO DOES NOT TAKE PROPER PRECAUTIONS. IN
  ADDITION...FROZEN PIPES AND OVERWORKED FURNACES COULD LEAVE YOUR
  HOUSE WITHOUT HEAT OR RUNNING WATER...AND CAR BATTERIES RUN THE
  RISK OF DYING.

* NEVER VENTURE OUTDOORS WITHOUT WEARING GLOVES...A HAT AND
  SEVERAL LAYERS OF CLOTHING. WIND CHILL VALUES LATE SATURDAY
  NIGHT INTO SUNDAY MORNING COULD LEAD TO FROSTBITE IN LESS THAN
  30 MINUTES IF PROPER PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT TAKEN.

* RUN WATER AT A TRICKLE AND KEEP CABINET DOORS OPEN TO PREVENT
  PIPES FROM FREEZING.

* NEVER USE A STOVE OR OVEN TO HEAT YOUR HOME OR USE AN OPEN FLAME
  TO MELT FROZEN PIPES. MANY HOUSE FIRES RESULT FROM THESE
  PRACTICES.

* CHECK TIRE PRESSURE AND YOUR CAR BATTERY. BE SURE YOUR CAR HAS
  A WINTER SAFETY KIT THAT INCLUDES A BLANKET...WARM CLOTHES AND
  GLOVES IN CASE YOUR CAR BREAKS DOWN OR BECOMES STRANDED.

* TAKE EXTRA STEPS TO KEEP YOUR PETS WARM AND KNOW THEIR LIMITS TO
  COLD.

$$



Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW YORK NY
636 AM EST SUN FEB 14 2016

CTZ009>012-NYZ071-151145-
SOUTHERN FAIRFIELD-SOUTHERN NEW HAVEN-SOUTHERN MIDDLESEX-
SOUTHERN NEW LONDON-SOUTHERN WESTCHESTER-
636 AM EST SUN FEB 14 2016

...WIND CHILL WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EST TODAY...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR SOUTHERN CONNECTICUT AND
SOUTHEAST NEW YORK.

.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.

   WIND CHILL WARNING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY.

DEVELOPING LOW PRESSURE ACROSS THE SOUTHEAST WILL MOVE UP THE
COAST MONDAY NIGHT INTO TUESDAY. THIS SYSTEM WILL LIKELY PRODUCE
SNOW MONDAY AFTERNOON...TRANSITIONING TO A WINTRY MIX MONDAY
NIGHT. AT THIS TIME...THE MAIN CONCERN IS THE POTENTIAL FOR
A BRIEF PERIOD OF FREEZING RAIN MONDAY NIGHT. A SLOW THAW OF
FROZEN GROUND COULD RESULT IN DANGEROUS ICING OF UNTREATED ROAD
SURFACES AND WALKWAYS MONDAY NIGHT. TEMPERATURES SHOULD WARM
ENOUGH BY TUESDAY MORNING TO ALLEVIATE ICING ISSUES.

THEREAFTER...MODERATE TO HEAVY RAIN IS THEN LIKELY ON
TUESDAY...WHICH COMBINED WITH ANY SNOW MELT AND INITIALLY FROZEN
GROUND COULD CAUSE FLOODING.

THERE IS STILL UNCERTAINTY WITH THE TRACK AND TIMING OF THE LOW
PRESSURE SO STAY TUNED FOR FURTHER UPDATES THROUGH THE WEEKEND.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION MAY BE NEEDED.

&&

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.

$$



Wind Chill Warning

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW YORK NY
349 AM EST SUN FEB 14 2016

...DANGEROUSLY COLD WIND CHILLS THIS MORNING...

CTZ005>012-NJZ002-NYZ067>071-141700-
/O.CON.KOKX.WC.W.0001.000000T0000Z-160214T1700Z/
NORTHERN FAIRFIELD-NORTHERN NEW HAVEN-NORTHERN MIDDLESEX-
NORTHERN NEW LONDON-SOUTHERN FAIRFIELD-SOUTHERN NEW HAVEN-
SOUTHERN MIDDLESEX-SOUTHERN NEW LONDON-WESTERN PASSAIC-ORANGE-
PUTNAM-ROCKLAND-NORTHERN WESTCHESTER-SOUTHERN WESTCHESTER-
349 AM EST SUN FEB 14 2016

...WIND CHILL WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EST TODAY...

* LOCATIONS...SOUTHERN CONNECTICUT...THE LOWER HUDSON VALLEY AND
  PORTIONS OF NORTHEAST NEW JERSEY.

* HAZARD TYPES...DANGEROUS TO POTENTIALLY LIFE THREATENING WIND
  CHILLS.

* TIMING...THIS MORNING.

* WIND CHILL...25 TO 30 DEGREES BELOW ZERO.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.

* IMPACTS...THE FRIGID CONDITIONS WILL BE EXTREMELY DANGEROUS TO
  THOSE VENTURING OUTSIDE. PROLONGED EXPOSURE WILL CAUSE
  FROSTBITE. THE COMBINATION OF VERY LOW WIND CHILLS AND FRIGID
  AIR TEMPERATURES HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO RESULT IN FROZEN
  PIPES...FROSTBITE AND HYPOTHERMIA.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND CHILL WARNING MEANS THE COMBINATION OF VERY COLD AIR AND
STRONG WINDS WILL CREATE DANGEROUSLY LOW WIND CHILL VALUES. THIS
WILL RESULT IN FROST BITE AND LEAD TO HYPOTHERMIA OR DEATH IF
PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT TAKEN. OUTDOOR EXPOSURE SHOULD BE LIMITED. IF
YOU ARE HEADING OUTDOORS...DRESS IN LAYERS AND KEEP YOUR HANDS
AND HEAD COVERED TO PROTECT AGAINST FROSTBITE

&&

$$



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