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Watches & Warnings

Winter Weather Advisory
Issued: 3:43 PM EST Jan. 22, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Winter Weather Advisory in effect from 1 PM Monday to 7 PM EST
Tuesday...

The National Weather Service in Albany has issued a Winter
Weather Advisory for snow... sleet... and freezing rain which is in
effect from 1 PM Monday to 7 PM EST Tuesday.

* Locations... the eastern Catskills... Mid Hudson
valley... Schoharie valley... Mohawk Valley... helderbergs... capital
region... Taconics... Berkshires... and Litchfield County
Connecticut.

* Hazard types... snow... sleet... and freezing rain.

* Accumulations... snow and sleet accumulation of 2 to 6 inches.
The higher terrain west of the Hudson River valley will see the
greatest accumulation. Some locations could have 1 to 2 inches
of sleet.

* Ice accumulations... a trace to a tenth of an inch.

* Timing... the precipitations will begin as a mixture of rain and
sleet during the late morning and early afternoon south and west
of the capital region. The precipitation will overspread the
Mohawk Valley... capital region... and Berkshires during the
afternoon as snow... sleet and rain. The precipitation will
transition to snow and sleet in the early evening and persist
into Tuesday morning north of the Mid-Hudson valley. Sleet will
mix with the rain in the Mid Hudson valley... southern
Taconics... and northwest Connecticut. All the precipitation may
change to a brief period of rain and freezing rain late Tuesday
morning into the afternoon.

* Impacts... ice... sleet... snow and slush covered roadways will
make for hazardous travel. Untreated walkways... driveways and
sidewalks will be very slippery.

* Winds... northeast 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 40 to 55 mph.
The strongest gusts will be over the Taconics... Berkshires and
Litchfield County Connecticut.

* Temperatures... in the 30s.

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
driving.





Wind Advisory
Issued: 3:06 PM EST Jan. 22, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Wind Advisory in effect from 7 am Monday to 7 am EST Tuesday...

The National Weather Service in Albany has issued a Wind
Advisory... which is in effect from 7 am Monday to 7 am EST
Tuesday.

* Locations... Taconics of New York... southern Green Mountains of
Vermont... Berkshires of Massachusetts and Litchfield County
Connecticut.

* Winds... east winds 15 to 30 mph with gusts up to 55 mph.

* Timing... the winds will increase late Monday morning into the
early afternoon. The strongest gusts in the 45 to 55 mph range
are expected in the mid afternoon through the night time period.

* Impacts... .isolated to scattered power outages will be possible
due to downed trees... tree limbs and power lines.
Furthermore... unsecured outdoor objects may become airborne.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Wind Advisory means that sustained winds of 31 to 39 mph are
expected... with gusts between 46 to 57 mph. Winds this strong are
capable of Downing small tree limbs and branches... possibly
causing isolated power outages. Driving can also be difficult...
especially for high profile vehicles. Use extra caution.




Special Statement
Issued: 4:26 PM EST Jan. 22, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Spotty freezing drizzle and freezing rain is possible late
tonight across the higher terrain of the eastern Catskills
Taconics and western New England...

Spotty light precipitation will overspread the region this
evening and overnight. Temperatures are expected to drop to the
upper 20s to lower 30s across the higher terrain of the eastern
Catskills... Taconics and western New England late tonight
resulting in spotty freezing rain and freezing drizzle.

If you are traveling across this region overnight... please be
aware of the possibility of rapidly changing conditions due to
temperature changes and exercise caution.



426 PM EST sun Jan 22 2017

... Spotty freezing drizzle and freezing rain is possible late
tonight across the higher terrain of the eastern Catskills
Taconics and western New England...

Spotty light precipitation will overspread the region this
evening and overnight. Temperatures are expected to drop to the
upper 20s to lower 30s across the higher terrain of the eastern
Catskills... Taconics and western New England late tonight
resulting in spotty freezing rain and freezing drizzle.

If you are traveling across this region overnight... please be
aware of the possibility of rapidly changing conditions due to
temperature changes and exercise caution.



426 PM EST sun Jan 22 2017

... Spotty freezing drizzle and freezing rain is possible late
tonight across the higher terrain of the eastern Catskills
Taconics and western New England...

Spotty light precipitation will overspread the region this
evening and overnight. Temperatures are expected to drop to the
upper 20s to lower 30s across the higher terrain of the eastern
Catskills... Taconics and western New England late tonight
resulting in spotty freezing rain and freezing drizzle.

If you are traveling across this region overnight... please be
aware of the possibility of rapidly changing conditions due to
temperature changes and exercise caution.