Partly cloudy in the evening...then becoming mostly cloudy. Cooler with lows around 13. North winds 5 to 10 mph.
Cloudy. Snow likely...mainly in the afternoon. Areas of blowing snow in the afternoon. Snow accumulation around an inch possible. Brisk with highs in the mid 20s. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph...increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Gusts up to 30 mph. Chance of snow 70 percent. Wind chill values as low as 1 below in the morning.
Snow. Areas of blowing snow. Snow may be heavy at times. Visibility one quarter mile or less at times. Additional heavy snow accumulation. Windy with lows in the mid 20s. Northeast winds 15 to 25 mph...becoming north 25 to 30 mph after midnight. Gusts up to 45 mph. Chance of snow 90 percent.
Snow. Areas of blowing snow in the morning. Snow may be heavy at times. Visibility one quarter mile or less at times. Additional heavy snow accumulation. Windy with highs in the mid 20s. North winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 45 mph. Chance of snow 90 percent.
... 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.
A blizzard watch means there is a potential for falling and/or blowing snow with strong winds and extremely poor visibilities. This can lead to whiteout conditions and make travel very dangerous.
Statement as of 1:26 am EST on January 25, 2015
... Record daily maximum snowfall set at Kennedy NY...
a record snowfall of 3.4 inches was set at Kennedy NY yesterday. This breaks the old record of 2.8 set in 1971.
Winter storm and blizzard watches have been posted for the tri- state area. This means hazardous winter weather conditions... such as heavy snow and winds of 35 mph or higher with snow and blowing snow reducing visibility to less than 1/4 mile for at least 3 hours... may affect the area in the next 24 to 48 hours... but its occurrence... location and timing are still uncertain.
Stay tuned to NOAA all hazards weather radio... your local media... or visit our web site at... weather.Gov/NYC as this watch may be upgraded to a warning.
Before the storm strikes... be prepared.
At home or work the following items should to be available...
* flashlights and extra batteries.
* Canned food and a manual opener... bottled water and essential medications.
* A first aid kit.
* Sufficient heating fuel.
* A working fire extinguisher and smoke alarm.
* Salt and sand.
* A battery powered radio.
Make sure your pets have plenty of food... water and shelter.
Make sure your vehicle is fully checked and winterized. Carry a winter storm survival kit including blankets... cell phone... a flashlight with extra batteries... a shovel and a map.
If you become stranded in your vehicle... ensure the tail pipe is clear... then stay inside... run the engine 10 minutes each hour for heat... keep your window open to avoid Carbon monoxide poisoning... and from time to time exercise body parts to keep blood circulating and to keep warm. Tie a colored cloth to your vehicle.
If caught outside... try to stay dry and cover exposed body parts.
For additional information on preparing for winter storms... please visit... ready.Gov
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