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Blizzard Watch

Statement as of 9:53 AM EST on January 25, 2015


... Blizzard watch in effect from Monday afternoon through Tuesday
evening...

The National Weather Service in New York has issued a blizzard
watch... which is in effect from Monday afternoon through Tuesday
evening.

* Locations... the greater New York City metropolitan area.

* 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 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 50 mph.

* Visibilities... one quarter mile or less at times.

* Temperatures... in the lower 20s.

* 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.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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.






Record Report

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.


Public Information Statement

Statement as of 5:43 AM EST on January 25, 2015


... Winter storm/blizzard preparedness information...

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


Weather Severe Map
Alabama - Coastal Hazard Statement
Alaska - Wind Chill Advisory , Wind Chill Advisory, Winter Storm Watch , Wind Chill Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Record Report
Arizona - Record Report
Arkansas - Lake Wind Advisory
California - High Surf Advisory , Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Dense Fog Advisory , Beach Hazard Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Colorado - Public Information Statement
Connecticut - Blizzard Watch , Winter Storm Watch , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Delaware - Winter Storm Watch
District of Columbia - Winter Weather Advisory
Florida - Flood Warning , Coastal Hazard Statement
Georgia - Flood Warning , Public Information Statement
Hawaii - High Surf Advisory , High Surf Warning
Idaho - Special Statement , Record Report
Illinois - Flood Advisory , Special Statement
Indiana - Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Iowa - Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Kansas - Wind Advisory , Public Information Statement
Kentucky - Record Report , Public Information Statement
Louisiana - Flood Warning , Lake Wind Advisory
Maine - Winter Storm Watch , Wind Chill Advisory, Winter Storm Watch , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Maryland - Winter Storm Watch , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Watch, Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning
Massachusetts - Coastal Flood Watch , High Wind Watch , Winter Storm Watch , Blizzard Watch , Public Information Statement
Michigan - Special Statement
Minnesota - Public Information Statement
Missouri - Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Montana - High Wind Warning , Wind Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory , Public Information Statement
Nebraska - Public Information Statement
Nevada - Record Report
New Hampshire - Winter Storm Watch , Public Information Statement
New Jersey - Blizzard Watch , Winter Storm Watch , Record Report , Public Information Statement
New York - Blizzard Watch , Winter Storm Watch , Record Report , Public Information Statement
North Carolina - Flood Warning , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
North Dakota - Record Report
Ohio - Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Oklahoma - Wind Advisory , Lake Wind Advisory
Oregon - Wind Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory, Air Stagnation Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory , Air Stagnation Advisory , Record Report
Pennsylvania - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory, Winter Storm Watch , Winter Storm Watch , Public Information Statement
Rhode Island - Blizzard Watch , Public Information Statement
South Carolina - Flood Warning , Public Information Statement
Tennessee - Special Statement
Texas - Flood Warning , Lake Wind Advisory
Vermont - Winter Storm Watch
Virginia - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Special Statement
Washington - Dense Fog Advisory , Record Report
West Virginia - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning
Wisconsin - Public Information Statement
Wyoming - Record Report
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