URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Albany NY 345 AM EDT Mon Mar 13 2017

Northern Litchfield-Southern Litchfield-Western Ulster-
Eastern Ulster-Western Dutchess-Eastern Dutchess-
Including the cities of Torrington, Oakville, Gaylordsville,
New Milford, Terryville, Thomaston, Ellenville, Woodstock,
West Hurley, West Shokan, Kerhonkson, Napanoch, Sundown,
Kingston, New Paltz, Poughkeepsie, Beacon, Arlington, Pawling,
Wingdale, Dover Plains, Millbrook, Stanfordville, Pine Plains,
and Amenia
345 AM EDT Mon Mar 13 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT
TO 8 PM EDT WEDNESDAY...

* LOCATIONS...Litchfield Hills of Connecticut, Mid Hudson Valley,
  southern Taconics, and southeast Catskills of New York.

* HAZARD TYPES...Heavy snowfall.

* Snow accumulations...12 to 24 inches.

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

* 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 to northeast at 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 35
  mph.

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

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

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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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Albany NY
816 AM EDT Mon Mar 13 2017

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Northern Litchfield-Southern Litchfield-Northern Berkshire-
Southern Berkshire-Northern Herkimer-Hamilton-Southern Herkimer-
Southern Fulton-Montgomery-Northern Saratoga-Northern Warren-
Northern Washington-Schoharie-Western Schenectady-
Eastern Schenectady-Southern Saratoga-Western Albany-Eastern Albany-
Western Rensselaer-Eastern Rensselaer-Western Greene-Eastern Greene-
Western Columbia-Eastern Columbia-Western Ulster-Eastern Ulster-
Western Dutchess-Eastern Dutchess-Northern Fulton-Southeast Warren-
Southern Washington-Bennington-Western Windham-Eastern Windham-
816 AM EDT Mon Mar 13 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 8 PM EDT
WEDNESDAY...

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for northwestern Connecticut,
western Massachusetts, east central New York, eastern New York and
southern Vermont.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight.

Please listen to NOAA Weather Radio or go to weather.gov on the
Internet for more information about the following hazards.

   Winter Storm Warning.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Tuesday through Sunday.

Please listen to NOAA Weather Radio or go to weather.gov on the
Internet for more information about the following hazards.

   Winter Storm Warning.

There is a possibility that stronger winds occur during the storm on
Tuesday. If this potential increases, then at least portions of the
winter storm warning would be upgraded to a blizzard warning.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotters are encouraged to send snowfall reports to the National
Weather Service.