Western Essex Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Winter Storm Watch, Winter Weather Advisory
Statement as of 3:46 PM EST on March 03, 2015

... Winter Weather Advisory now in effect until midnight EST
... Winter Storm Watch in effect from Wednesday evening through
Thursday evening...

The National Weather Service in New York has issued a Winter
Storm Watch... which is in effect from Wednesday evening through
Thursday evening.

* Locations... southern Connecticut... Long Island... New York
City... southern Westchester... and portions of northeast New

* Hazard types... snow... sleet and freezing rain this evening...
then heavy snow Wednesday night into Thursday.

* Accumulations... snow accumulation around 2 inches this
evening... along with a trace of ice... then 4 to 8 inches
Wednesday night into Thursday.

* Timing... snow develops late this afternoon... then mixes with
sleet and freezing rain early this evening before changing to
rain. The rain... mixes with or changes to snow and sleet
Wednesday evening... before changing to all snow around or
shortly after midnight Wednesday night. The snow should taper
off Thursday afternoon.

* Impacts... snow covered surfaces... coated with ice... will make
traveling difficult at times.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow... sleet... or
freezing rain will cause travel difficulties. Be prepared for
slippery roads and limited visibilities... and use caution while

A Winter Storm Watch means there is a potential for significant
snow... sleet... or ice accumulations that may impact travel.
Continue to monitor the latest forecasts.

Record Report
Statement as of 10:57 am EST on March 03, 2015

... .record minimum average monthly temperature set at Kennedy NY...

A record minimum average monthly temperature of 24.5 was set at
Kennedy NY for February 2015. The previous coldest average monthly
temperature for February recorded at Kennedy was 25.0 in 1979.

Records at Kennedy began on July 17 1948.