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Hazardous Weather Outlook

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

NJZ006-104-106-108-NYZ072>075-078>081-176>179-151000-
HUDSON-EASTERN BERGEN-EASTERN ESSEX-EASTERN UNION-
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-
450 AM EST SUN FEB 14 2016

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

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTHEAST NEW JERSEY 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 ADVISORY.

.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 RAIN 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
EARLY MONDAY NIGHT. TEMPERATURES SHOULD WARM ENOUGH BY LATE MONDAY
NIGHT 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 Advisory

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

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

NJZ004-006-103>108-NYZ072>075-078>081-176>179-141700-
/O.CON.KOKX.WC.Y.0001.000000T0000Z-160214T1700Z/
EASTERN PASSAIC-HUDSON-WESTERN BERGEN-EASTERN BERGEN-
WESTERN ESSEX-EASTERN ESSEX-WESTERN UNION-EASTERN UNION-
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-
349 AM EST SUN FEB 14 2016

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

* LOCATIONS...NEW YORK CITY...LONG ISLAND AND PORTIONS OF
  NORTHEASTERN NEW JERSEY.

* HAZARD TYPES...DANGEROUS WIND CHILLS.

* TIMING...THIS MORNING.

* WIND CHILL...15 TO 24 DEGREES BELOW ZERO.

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

* IMPACTS...THE FRIGID CONDITIONS WILL BE DANGEROUS TO THOSE
  VENTURING OUTSIDE. PROLONGED EXPOSURE MAY 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 ADVISORY MEANS THAT VERY COLD AIR AND STRONG WINDS
WILL COMBINE TO GENERATE LOW WIND CHILLS. THIS WILL RESULT IN
FROST BITE AND LEAD TO HYPOTHERMIA 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

&&

$$




Special Weather Statement

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW YORK NY
435 AM EST SAT FEB 13 2016

CTZ005>012-NJZ002-004-006-103>108-NYZ067>075-078>081-176>179-
141300-
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-
435 AM EST SAT FEB 13 2016

...DANGEROUSLY COLD WIND CHILLS TONIGHT INTO SUNDAY MORNING...

* TEMPERATURES TONIGHT INTO EARLY SUNDAY MORNING WILL FALL TO ZERO
  TO 3 DEGREES BELOW ZERO IN AND AROUND THE NEW YORK CITY AND NEW
  JERSEY METRO...AND LONG ISLAND...AND COASTAL CONNECTICUT. TEMPS
  WILL FALL TO 5 TO 10 DEGREES BELOW ACROSS INTERIOR PORTIONS OF
  NORTHEAST NEW JERSEY...THE LOWER HUDSON VALLEY...AND SOUTHERN
  CONNECTICUT. WIND CHILL VALUES DURING THIS TIME ARE EXPECTED TO
  REACH LIFE THREATENING LEVELS AS COLD AS 20 TO 30 DEGREES BELOW
  ZERO.

* HIGH TEMPERATURES ON SUNDAY 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.


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