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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBANY NY
1003 PM EST WED NOV 26 2014

CTZ001-013-MAZ001-025-NYZ033-038>043-047>054-058>061-063>066-
082>084-VTZ013>015-271115-
/O.CON.KALY.WS.W.0006.000000T0000Z-141127T1200Z/
NORTHERN LITCHFIELD-SOUTHERN LITCHFIELD-NORTHERN BERKSHIRE-
SOUTHERN BERKSHIRE-HAMILTON-SOUTHERN HERKIMER-SOUTHERN FULTON-
MONTGOMERY-NORTHERN SARATOGA-NORTHERN WARREN-NORTHERN WASHINGTON-
SCHOHARIE-WESTERN SCHENECTADY-EASTERN SCHENECTADY-
SOUTHERN SARATOGA-WESTERN ALBANY-EASTERN ALBANY-
WESTERN RENSSELAER-EASTERN RENSSELAER-WESTERN GREENE-
EASTERN GREENE-WESTERN COLUMBIA-EASTERN COLUMBIA-WESTERN ULSTER-
EASTERN ULSTER-WESTERN DUTCHESS-EASTERN DUTCHESS-NORTHERN FULTON-
SOUTHEAST WARREN-SOUTHERN WASHINGTON-BENNINGTON-WESTERN WINDHAM-
EASTERN WINDHAM-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...TORRINGTON...OAKVILLE...NEW MILFORD...
TERRYVILLE...PITTSFIELD...NORTH ADAMS...GREAT BARRINGTON...LEE...
LENOX...HOUSATONIC...SPECULATOR...ILION...HERKIMER...
LITTLE FALLS...MOHAWK...FRANKFORT...DOLGEVILLE...GLOVERSVILLE...
JOHNSTOWN...AMSTERDAM...WELLSVILLE...SARATOGA SPRINGS...
WARRENSBURG...WHITEHALL...GRANVILLE...COBLESKILL...MIDDLEBURGH...
DELANSON...ESPERANCE...DUANESBURG...SCHENECTADY...ROTTERDAM...
BALLSTON SPA...MECHANICVILLE...WATERFORD...ALTAMONT...ALBANY...
TROY...HOOSICK FALLS...HUNTER...TANNERSVILLE...WINDHAM...
CATSKILL...COXSACKIE...ATHENS...CAIRO...JEFFERSON HEIGHTS...
HUDSON...CHATHAM...SUNDOWN...ELLENVILLE...WOODSTOCK...
WEST HURLEY...KERHONKSON...NAPANOCH...PHOENICIA...KINGSTON...
NEW PALTZ...POUGHKEEPSIE...BEACON...ARLINGTON...PAWLING...
DOVER PLAINS...MILLBROOK...PINE PLAINS...AMENIA...MILLERTON...
NORTHVILLE...MAYFIELD...GLENS FALLS...WEST GLENS FALLS...
HUDSON FALLS...FORT EDWARD...CAMBRIDGE...GREENWICH...BENNINGTON...
JACKSONVILLE...NEWFANE...BRATTLEBORO...WEST BRATTLEBORO...
BELLOWS FALLS
1003 PM EST WED NOV 26 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST
THURSDAY...

* LOCATIONS...LITCHFIELD HILLS...BERKSHIRES...SOUTHERN VERMONT...
  EASTERN CATSKILLS...MID HUDSON VALLEY...TACONICS...GREATER
  CAPITAL REGION...SCHOHARIE VALLEY...HELDERBERGS...LAKE GEORGE
  SARATOGA REGION...HAMILTON COUNTY AND THE MOHAWK VALLEY.

* HAZARD TYPES...HEAVY SNOW AND SOME DRIFTING SNOW.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...8 TO 14 INCHES...EXCEPT 5 TO 12 INCHES IN
  THE WESTERN MOHAWK VALLEY AND SOUTHERN ADIRONDACKS. GREATEST
  TOTALS EXPECTED ACROSS THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS OF THE BERKSHIRES
  AND SOUTHERN GREENS WITH 10 TO 20 INCHES.

* MAXIMUM SNOWFALL RATES...1 TO 3 INCHES PER HOUR EXPECTED...
  DECREASING TO LESS THAN A HALF INCH PER HOUR BETWEEN MIDNIGHT
  AND 2 AM.

* TIMING...THE SNOW WILL BE HEAVIEST PRIOR TO MIDNIGHT...AND
  THEN TAPER TO LIGHT SNOW THEREAFTER.

* IMPACTS...THIS STORM WILL SIGNIFICANTLY IMPACT HOLIDAY TRAVEL...
  MAKING DRIVING DANGEROUS AT TIMES WITH SNOW COVERED ROADS AND
  POOR VISIBILITIES. ISOLATED POWER OUTAGES WILL BE POSSIBLE WHERE
  THE HEAVIEST SNOW OCCURS.

* VISIBILITIES...LESS THAN ONE HALF MILE AT TIMES...IMPROVING TO
  GREATER THAN 2 MILES AFTER MIDNIGHT.

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

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE MID 20S TO LOWERS 30S.

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.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BINGHAMTON NY
948 PM EST WED NOV 26 2014

...MAJOR WINTER STORM WILL BE MOVING AWAY FROM THE AREA LATE
TONIGHT...

NYZ045-046-055>057-062-PAZ038>040-043-044-047-048-072-271100-
/O.CON.KBGM.WS.W.0006.000000T0000Z-141127T1100Z/
CHENANGO-OTSEGO-TIOGA-BROOME-DELAWARE-SULLIVAN-BRADFORD-
SUSQUEHANNA-NORTHERN WAYNE-WYOMING-LACKAWANNA-LUZERNE-PIKE-
SOUTHERN WAYNE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NORWICH...ONEONTA...COOPERSTOWN...
OWEGO...BINGHAMTON...WALTON...DELHI...MONTICELLO...TOWANDA...
SAYRE...MONTROSE...TUNKHANNOCK...SCRANTON...WILKES-BARRE...
HAZLETON...MILFORD...HONESDALE
948 PM EST WED NOV 26 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EST
THURSDAY...

* LOCATIONS...MUCH OF NORTHEAST PENNSYLVANIA...AS WELL AS THE
  WESTERN CATSKILLS...AND PORTIONS OF THE SUSQUEHANNA REGION IN
  NEW YORK.

* HAZARDS...HEAVY SNOW.

* STORM TOTAL ACCUMULATIONS...8 TO 12 INCHES OF SNOW.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL TAPER TO FLURRIES LATE THIS EVENING... WITH
  SCATTERED FLURRIES CONTINUING OVERNIGHT. TRAVEL WILL REMAIN
  HAZARDOUS DUE TO THE HEAVY SNOW THAT FELL EARLIER TODAY.

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE 20S.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.

* IMPACTS...DIFFICULT TRAVEL CONDITIONS.

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.

PLEASE REPORT SNOWFALL AMOUNTS TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BY
CALLING TOLL FREE AT 1-877-633-6772...OR BY EMAIL AT
BGM.STORMREPORT@NOAA.GOV.

&&

$$

MSE

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