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Due to Refreezing Bethel Public Schools are on a 2 Hour Delay, Feb. 8th

Report by Paula Antolini
February 8, 2018 5:00AM EDT

 

Due to Refreezing Bethel Public Schools are on a 2 Hour Delay, Feb. 8th

Message from Bethel Public Schools:

“Due refreezing BPS needs a 2 hour delay on Thursday, February 8th.” #besafe

 

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NATIONAL WEATHER FORECAST 2-8-18:

Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service New York NY
355 AM EST Thu Feb 8 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-New York (Manhattan)-Bronx-
Richmond (Staten Island)-Kings (Brooklyn)-Northwestern Suffolk-
Northeastern Suffolk-Southwestern Suffolk-Southeastern Suffolk-
Northern Queens-Northern Nassau-Southern Queens-Southern Nassau-
355 AM EST Thu Feb 8 2018

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

.DAY ONE…Today and Tonight.

Icy spots will be possible this morning due to refreezing of any
standing water and untreated roads and sidewalks.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN…Friday through Wednesday.

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

.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
402 AM EST Thu Feb 8 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-
New York (Manhattan)-Bronx-Richmond (Staten Island)-
Kings (Brooklyn)-Northwestern Suffolk-Northeastern Suffolk-
Southwestern Suffolk-Southeastern Suffolk-Northern Queens-
Northern Nassau-Southern Queens-Southern Nassau-
402 AM EST Thu Feb 8 2018

…Some Icy Conditions This Morning…

Temperatures dropped well below freezing overnight across the
area. Any remaining areas of standing water will freeze, creating
ice.

This will lead to slippery conditions on any untreated surfaces.
Use extra care and caution if outside and traveling.

 

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Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 29. Wind chill values between 15 and 20. West wind 7 to 9 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 15. West wind 3 to 7 mph.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of light snow after 4pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near 32. Wind chill values between 15 and 25. Calm wind becoming southwest 5 to 7 mph in the morning.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of light snow. Cloudy, with a temperature rising to around 33 by 4am. Wind chill values between 20 and 25. South wind 6 to 8 mph.
Saturday
A slight chance of snow before 9am, then a chance of rain. Cloudy, with a high near 45. Light south wind. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday Night
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a low around 36. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a high near 47. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of rain before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 41.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 25.
Tuesday
A chance of rain and snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 42. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 47.

 

 

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