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  • Blizzard Watch for Putnam County, New York
  • Blizzard Watch issued January 21 at 10:55PM EST until January 24 at 1:00PM EST by NWS
  • Effective: Thursday, January 21, 2016 at 10:55 p.m.
  • Expires: Sunday, January 24, 2016 at 1 p.m.
  • ...NOREASTER TO IMPACT THE TRI-STATE AREA THIS WEEKEND...
    ...BLIZZARD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH
    SUNDAY AFTERNOON...
    * LOCATIONS...THE FIVE BOROUGHS OF NEW YORK CITY...COASTAL
    PORTIONS OF NORTHEAST NEW JERSEY...AND LONG ISLAND.
    * HAZARD TYPES...HEAVY SNOW ALONG WITH STRONG AND POTENTIALLY
    DAMAGING WINDS.
    * ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 6 TO 10 INCHES.
    * WINDS...NORTHEAST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH.
    ISOLATED GUSTS TO 60 MPH ARE POSSIBLE NEAR THE IMMEDIATE COAST.
    * TEMPERATURES...IN THE UPPER 20S.
    * VISIBILITIES...ONE QUARTER MILE OR LESS AT TIMES.
    * TIMING...SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON.
    * 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.