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Nor'easter Could Bring Up to 30 Inches Tuesday

Written By Editor on 3/12/17 | 3/12/17

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Below is from the National Weather Service.

Winter Storm Warning remains in effect from midnight Monday
night to 8 PM EDT Wednesday...

* locations... Litchfield Hills of Connecticut, the Berkshires of
  Massachusetts, and the Mohawk Valley, northern Fulton County,
  greater capital region, Mid Hudson valley, Taconics, and
  eastern Catskills of New York.

* Hazard types... heavy snowfall.

* Accumulations... snow accumulation of 10 to 18 inches.

* Timing... snowfall will spread southwest to northeast across the
  warning area from between midnight Monday night to just before
  daybreak Tuesday morning. Snow will become heavy during the
  day Tuesday before diminishing Tuesday night. Lighter snowfall
  may linger late Tuesday night into Wednesday.

* Impacts... the combination of low visibility and slippery
  roadways due to heavy snowfall will result in dangerous travel
  conditions. Gusty winds will result in areas of blowing and
  drifting snow.

* Winds... north 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph.

* Visibilities... less than one mile, occasionally a quarter mile
  or less on Tuesday.

* Temperatures... mainly in the 20s Tuesday and Wednesday,
  falling into the teens Tuesday night.

* Snowfall rates... one to three inches per hour is likely at
  times Tuesday.

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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