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  • Winter Storm Watch for Northern Nassau County, New York
  • Winter Storm Watch issued February 20 at 4:40PM EST until February 22 at 7:00AM EST by NWS
  • Effective: Friday, February 20, 2015 at 4:40 p.m.
  • Expires: Sunday, February 22, 2015 at 7 a.m.
  • ...WINTER STORM WATCH FOR ORANGE AND WESTERN PASSAIC COUNTIES
    FROM NOON SATURDAY TO 7 AM SUNDAY...
    ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR ALL OTHER AREAS SATURDAY AFTERNOON
    THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT...
    .AS ARCTIC HIGH PRESSURE MOVES OFFSHORE TONIGHT...LOW PRESSURE
    WILL MOVE NORTHEAST ALONG AN APPROACHING FRONT WEST OF THE REGION
    ON SUNDAY. THIS WILL CAUSE SNOW...FREEZING RAIN/ICE AND RAIN ACROSS
    THE REGION.
    ...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
    SUNDAY MORNING...
    THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEW YORK HAS ISSUED A WINTER
    STORM WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
    SUNDAY MORNING.
    * LOCATIONS...ORANGE COUNTY NEW YORK AND WESTERN PASSAIC COUNTY NJ.
    * HAZARD TYPES...SNOW FOLLOWED BY FREEZING RAIN.
    * ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 4 TO 6 INCHES...ALONG WITH UP
    TO ONE TENTH OF AN INCH OF ICE.
    * WINDS...SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH.
    * TEMPERATURES...IN THE MID TO UPPER 20S.
    * VISIBILITIES...ONE QUARTER TO ONE HALF MILE AT TIMES.
    * TIMING...HEAVIEST SNOW UNTIL 10 PM...FREEZING RAIN BY AROUND
    MIDNIGHT.
    * IMPACTS...SNOW COVERED ROADS COATED WITH ICE WILL MAKING DRIVING
    AND WALKING HAZARDOUS.