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Weather Alert Detail

  • Blizzard Watch for Putnam County, New York
  • Blizzard Watch issued January 25 at 9:53AM EST until January 28 at 12:00AM EST by NWS
  • Effective: Sunday, January 25, 2015 at 9:53 a.m.
  • Expires: Wednesday, January 28, 2015 at midnight
  • ...POTENTIALLY HISTORIC WINTER STORM TO IMPACT THE AREA FROM LATE
    MONDAY INTO TUESDAY....
    ...BLIZZARD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
    TUESDAY EVENING...
    * LOCATIONS...SOUTHERN CONNECTICUT AND LONG ISLAND.
    * HAZARD TYPES...HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW...WITH BLIZZARD
    CONDITIONS LIKELY.
    * ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 1 TO 2 FEET...WITH LOCALLY
    HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE.
    * WINDS...NORTH 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 55 MPH.
    * VISIBILITIES...ONE QUARTER MILE OR LESS AT TIMES.
    * TIMING...HEAVIEST SNOW AND STRONGEST WINDS WILL OCCUR
    OVERNIGHT MONDAY INTO TUESDAY.
    * IMPACTS...EXTREMELY DANGEROUS TRAVEL DUE TO HEAVY SNOWFALL AND
    STRONG WINDS WITH WHITEOUT CONDITIONS LIKELY. SECONDARY AND
    TERTIARY ROADS MAY BECOME IMPASSABLE. STRONG WINDS MAY DOWN
    POWER LINES AND TREE LIMBS.