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Winter Storm Warning Until 6 AM Tuesday

Written By Editor on 2/7/15 | 2/7/15

The National Weather Service has issued the following winter storm warning for the area. Keep it tuned to our always updated Schoharie News weather page.
...Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until 6 am EST Tuesday...
* locations...east central New York and adjacent western New England.
* Hazard types...persistent accumulating snow.
* Accumulations...storm total snowfall of 9 to 18 inches through Monday night.
* Maximum snowfall rates...one half to one inch per hour... mainly Sunday afternoon through Monday.
* Timing...light snow continuing overnight into Sunday morning... with periods of moderate to locally heavy snow Sunday afternoon through Monday. Steady snow is expected to finally taper to snow showers late Monday night.
* Impacts...hazardous travel conditions due to snow covered roadways and reduced visibilities for a prolonged period of time.
* Winds...generally east to northeast around 5 to 10 mph... becoming north to northeast to around 10 to 15 mph on Monday.
Precautionary/preparedness actions...
A Winter Storm Warning for heavy snow means severe winter weather conditions are expected or occurring. Significant amounts of snow are forecast that will make travel dangerous. Only travel in an emergency. If you must travel...keep an extra flashlight... food...and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency.
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