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  • Winter Storm Watch for Saratoga County, New York
  • Winter Storm Watch issued December 08 at 9:59PM EST until December 10 at 7:00AM EST by NWS
  • Effective: Monday, December 8, 2014 at 9:59 p.m.
  • Expires: Wednesday, December 10, 2014 at 7 a.m.
  • ...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM EST TUESDAY
    THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING...
    * LOCATIONS...GREATER CAPITAL DISTRICT...NORTHERN PORTIONS OF
    THE MID HUDSON VALLEY...NORTHERN AND CENTRAL TACONICS...
    SARATOGA AND GLENS FALLS REGION...THE BERKSHIRES AND SOUTHERN
    VERMONT.
    * HAZARD TYPES...HEAVY SNOW...SLEET...AND POSSIBLY FREEZING RAIN.
    * SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...3 TO 8 INCHES POSSIBLE FOR THE GREATER
    CAPITAL DISTRICT...NORTHERN MID HUDSON VALLEY...NORTHERN AND
    CENTRAL TACONICS...AND THE BERKSHIRES. HIGHER AMOUNTS OF 5 TO
    10 INCHES POSSIBLE FOR THE SARATOGA AND GLENS FALLS REGION...
    AS WELL AS SOUTHERN VERMONT.
    * ICE ACCUMULATIONS...A TRACE TO ONE TENTH OF AN INCH.
    * MAXIMUM SNOWFALL RATES...POTENTIAL FOR 1 TO 2 INCHES PER HOUR.
    * TIMING...SNOW IS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP AROUND TUESDAY SOUTH OF THE
    CAPITAL DISTRICT SPREADING NORTHWARD DURING THE MORNING. RAIN OR
    FREEZING RAIN...AND SLEET ARE THEN EXPECTED TO MIX IN WITH THE
    SNOW...WITH A CHANGEOVER TO RAIN EXPECTED TUESDAY AFTERNOON FROM
    THE CAPITAL DISTRICT SOUTHWARD. SNOW...SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN
    MAY PERSIST NORTH OF THE CAPITAL DISTRICT THROUGH TUESDAY
    AFTERNOON. RAIN MAY CHANGE BACK TO SNOW TUESDAY NIGHT WITH
    ADDITIONAL ACCUMULATIONS. STEADY PRECIPITATION SHOULD TAPER OFF
    BY SUNRISE WEDNESDAY. SUBTLE CHANGES IN THE TEMPERATURES WILL
    HAVE A LARGE IMPACT WHERE AND WHEN THE SNOW AND RAIN OCCURS AND
    FOR HOW LONG...AS WELL AS ACCUMULATIONS.
    * IMPACTS...HAZARDOUS TRAVEL DUE TO SNOW COVERED ROADS AND POOR
    VISIBILITIES...AS WELL THE POTENTIAL FOR SOME POWER OUTAGES...
    ESPECIALLY WHERE HEAVY WET SNOW ACCUMULATES ON TREE BRANCHES.
    * WINDS...NORTH 10 TO 20 MPH WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.
    * TEMPERATURES...MID TO UPPER 20S...WARMING TO THE LOWER TO MID
    30S BY LATE TUESDAY.