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  • Winter Storm Watch for Schenectady County, New York
  • Winter Storm Watch issued January 25 at 3:44AM EST until January 28 at 1:00AM EST by NWS
  • Effective: Sunday, January 25, 2015 at 3:44 a.m.
  • Expires: Wednesday, January 28, 2015 at 1 a.m.
  • ...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
    LATE TUESDAY NIGHT...
    THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ALBANY HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM
    WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE
    TUESDAY NIGHT.
    * LOCATIONS...THE SCHOHARIE VALLEY...EASTERN CATSKILLS...GREATER
    CAPITAL REGION...THE LAKE GEORGE SARATOGA REGION...TACONICS...MID
    HUDSON VALLEY OF EAST CENTRAL NEW YORK...SOUTHERN
    VERMONT...WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS...AND NORTHWEST CONNECTICUT.
    * HAZARD TYPES...HEAVY SNOW.
    * SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...RANGING FROM 7 TO 10 INCHES ACROSS THE
    SOUTHEAST ADIRONDACKS AND LAKE GEORGE SARATOGA REGION...TO
    AROUND 20 INCHES ACROSS THE LITCHFIELD HILLS...WITH MOST AREAS
    RECEIVING BETWEEN 8 AND 16 INCHES.
    * MAXIMUM SNOWFALL RATES...2 TO 3 INCHES PER HOUR.
    * TIMING...SNOW WILL OVERSPREAD THE REGION FROM SOUTHWEST TO
    NORTHEAST MONDAY AFTERNOON...AND WILL CONTINUE HEAVY AT TIMES
    MONDAY NIGHT INTO TUESDAY...BEFORE GRADUALLY TAPERING OFF LATE
    TUESDAY NIGHT.
    * IMPACTS...TREACHEROUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS DUE TO SNOW COVERED
    ROADWAYS AND POOR VISIBILITIES. BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW WILL
    ALSO BE LIKELY. SOME ROADS MAY BECOME IMPASSABLE.
    * WINDS...NORTH TO NORTHEAST AT 15 TO 25 MPH...WITH SOME GUSTS UP
    TO 30 MPH.
    * TEMPERATURES...MAINLY IN THE TEENS MONDAY AND TUESDAY NIGHT...AND
    IN THE TEENS TO LOWER 20S TUESDAY.
    * VISIBILITIES...FREQUENTLY BELOW ONE HALF OF A MILE IN FALLING
    AND BLOWING SNOW.