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Winter Storm Warning Through 7pm Monday

Written By Editor on 2/12/17 | 2/12/17

Check out the weather in your area on our always updated weather page. See the National Weather Service notice below.

Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until 7 PM EST Monday...

* locations... southern Adirondacks, Lake George Saratoga region,
  Mohawk Valley, capital region, Schoharie Valley, central and
  northeast Catskills, northern and central Taconics, Berkshires
  and southern Vermont.

* Hazard types... heavy snow.

* Snow accumulations... 8 to 14 inches, with the greatest
  accumulations across southern Vermont, and higher elevations
  of the southern Adirondacks.

* Maximum snowfall rate... 1 to 2 inches per hour, mainly this
  afternoon and evening.

* Timing... snow will overspread the region this morning, and
  continue, moderate to heavy at times, through this afternoon
  and evening. The snow is expected to decrease in intensity
  late tonight. Additional periods of snow or snow showers are
  expected on Monday.

* Impacts... snow covered roads and poor visibilities. Winds will
  increase becoming strong and gusty late Sunday night through
  Monday causing considerable blowing and drifting of snow. Some
  wind gusts could approach 50 mph Monday, leading to some
  downed tree limbs, trees, and scattered power outages.

* Winds... southeast at 5 to 15 mph today, with gusts up to 25
  mph possible across higher terrain of the southern greens,
  Taconics, and Berkshires. Winds shift to the west to northwest
  late tonight and increase to 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 35
  mph. West to northwest winds will increase to 15 to 25 mph
  with gusts up to 50 mph possible Monday.

* Temperatures... in the 20s to lower 30s.

* Visibilities... occasionally under one half of a mile.

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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