Report by Paula Antolini
March 12, 2017 9:13PM EDT
Winter Storm Warning in Effect for Bethel, 12 to 18 Inches of Snow Expected, Monday Night into Tuesday
The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning in effect from midnight Monday to Midnight EDT Tuesday Night. The forecast is for heavy snow with accumulations of 12 to 18 inches. Locations are portions of Northeastern New Jersey, Orange, Putnam, Rockland, Northern Westchester, Northern Fairfield, and Northern New Haven counties. Hazardous travel and potential for power outages. Winds Northeast 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 40 mph. Temperatures in the mid to upper 20’s. Visibilities one quarter mile or less at times.
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Winter Storm Warning
URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service New York NY 412 PM EDT Sun Mar 12 2017 ...Major Winter Storm Monday night into Tuesday night... Northern Fairfield-Northern New Haven-Western Passaic- Eastern Passaic-Western Bergen-Western Essex-Western Union-Orange- Putnam-Rockland-Northern Westchester- 412 PM EDT Sun Mar 12 2017 ...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT MONDAY NIGHT TO MIDNIGHT EDT TUESDAY NIGHT... The National Weather Service in Upton has issued a Winter Storm Warning for heavy snow, which is in effect from midnight Monday night to midnight EDT Tuesday night. The Winter Storm Watch is no longer in effect. * Accumulations...Snow accumulation of 12 to 18 inches. * Locations...Portions of northeastern New Jersey, Orange, Putnam, Rockland, Northern Westchester, Northern Fairfield, and Northern New Haven counties. * Hazard Types...Heavy Snow. * Snow Accumulations...12 to 18 inches. * Timing...Late Monday night through Tuesday evening. * Impacts...Hazardous travel and potential for power outages. * Winds...Northeast 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 40 mph. * Temperatures...In the mid to upper 20s. * Visibilities...One quarter mile or less at times. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A Winter Storm Warning for Heavy Snow means severe winter weather conditions are expected or occurring. Significant amounts of snow are forecast that will make travel dangerous. Only travel in an emergency. If you must travel...keep an extra flashlight...food... and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency. *****