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  • Blizzard Watch for Putnam County, New York
  • Blizzard Watch issued February 07 at 6:27AM EST until February 09 at 1:00PM EST by NWS
  • Effective: Thursday, February 7, 2013 at 6:27 a.m.
  • Expires: Saturday, February 9, 2013 at 1 p.m.
  • ...POWERFUL WINTER STORM TO AFFECT THE REGION THURSDAY NIGHT INTO
    SATURDAY MORNING...
    ...BLIZZARD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
    SATURDAY AFTERNOON...
    ...WINTER STORM WATCH IS CANCELLED...
    THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN UPTON HAS ISSUED A BLIZZARD
    WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY
    AFTERNOON. THE WINTER STORM WATCH HAS BEEN CANCELLED.
    * LOCATIONS...SUFFOLK COUNTY ON LONG ISLAND.
    * HAZARD TYPES...HEAVY SNOW AND DAMAGING WINDS.
    * ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 8 TO 12 INCHES.
    * WINDS...NORTH 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 60 MPH.
    * TEMPERATURES...IN THE LOWER 30S.
    * VISIBILITIES...ONE QUARTER MILE OR LESS AT TIMES.
    * TIMING...THE STRONGEST WINDS AND HEAVIEST SNOW WILL OCCUR FRIDAY
    EVENING INTO SATURDAY MORNING.
    * IMPACTS...HEAVY SNOW WILL MAKE FOR DANGEROUS DRIVING CONDITIONS.
    IN ADDITION...THE HEAVY SNOW AND STRONG WINDS COULD RESULT IN
    BLIZZARD CONDITIONS...BRINGING DOWN SOME TREE LIMBS...AND
    CAUSING SCATTERED POWER OUTAGES.