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Bethel Public Schools are on a 2 Hour Delay Due to Snow and Ice, Friday, Feb. 2nd

Report by Paula Antolini
February 2, 2018 4:44AM EDT

 

Bethel Public Schools are on a 2 Hour Delay Due to Snow and Ice, Friday, Feb. 2nd

Message from Bethel Public Schools:

Due to snow, icing and timing of storm BPS will be on a 2 hour delay, Friday 2/2/18

 

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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook…CORRECTED
National Weather Service New York NY
426 PM EST Thu Feb 1 2018

Northern Fairfield-Northern New Haven-Northern Middlesex-
Northern New London-Western Passaic-Western Bergen-Orange-Putnam-
Rockland-Northern Westchester- 426 PM EST Thu Feb 1 2018

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for southern Connecticut,
northeast New Jersey and southeast New York.

.DAY ONE…Tonight (Thursday night).

A light snowfall event may result in hazardous travel conditions
during the Friday morning commute. See the Special Weather Statement
for additional details.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN…Friday through Wednesday.

There is a low chance for at least 6 inches of snow to fall from
Sunday into Monday morning across interior portions of the Tri-State
area. More likely is for less than 6 inches of snow to fall, as the
precipitation is expected to mix with and possibly change to rain
for at least parts of this area. There is also uncertainties on
the exact timing and amount of precipitation expected during this
time frame. Stay alert for further updates.

SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT…

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

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This Hazardous Weather Outlook provides a summary of potential
widespread hazardous weather events that may reach NWS warning
criteria. Most long fused NWS watches…warnings and advisories in
effect are highlighted.

Please refer to the latest NWS forecasts for weather not meeting NWS
warning criteria.

 

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Special Weather Statement

Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service New York NY
452 AM EST Fri Feb 2 2018

Northern Fairfield-Northern New Haven-Northern Middlesex-
Northern New London-Southern Fairfield-Southern New Haven-
Southern Middlesex-Southern New London-Western Passaic-
Eastern Passaic-Hudson-Western Bergen-Eastern Bergen-
Western Essex-Eastern Essex-Western Union-Eastern Union-Orange-
Putnam-Rockland-Northern Westchester-Southern Westchester-Bronx-
Richmond (Staten Island)-Kings (Brooklyn)-Northwestern Suffolk-
Northeastern Suffolk-Southwestern Suffolk-Southeastern Suffolk-
Northern Queens-Northern Nassau-Southern Queens-Southern Nassau-
452 AM EST Fri Feb 2 2018

…Icy conditions expected to develop this morning…

An arctic front will sweep across the area early this morning with
any lingering precipitation ending and temperatures dropping below
the freezing mark. As such, there is a threat for icy conditions
to develop during the morning commute, resulting in hazardous
driving conditions.

 

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Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Snow. Steady temperature around 30. Wind chill values between 20 and 25. Northwest wind around 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly before 7am. Partly sunny, with a temperature falling to around 23 by 8am. Wind chill values between 10 and 15. Northwest wind 11 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 7. West wind 5 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.
Saturday
Increasing clouds, with a high near 28. Wind chill values between 5 and 15. Light southwest wind increasing to 5 to 9 mph in the morning.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a temperature rising to around 29 by 5am. Southwest wind around 9 mph.
Sunday
Snow before 2pm, then rain and snow. High near 39. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
Sunday Night
Rain and snow, becoming all snow after 8pm. Low around 27. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 33.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 16.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 33.
Tuesday Night
A 50 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26.
Wednesday
Rain and snow likely. Cloudy, with a high near 42. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday Night
Rain and snow likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 32.

 

 

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