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NWS: A Winter Storm Warning for Bethel, 4 to 7 Inches of Snow Expected

Report by Paula Antolini
February 17, 2018 6:24PM EDT

 

NWS: A Winter Storm Warning for Bethel, 4 to 7 Inches of Snow Expected

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for Bethel and surrounding area, to remain in effect until 7AM EST Sunday.   This includes Southern Connecticut, Northeast New Jersey, Northern New York City and Northern Long Island and most of the Lower Hudson Valley.

Heavy snow is expected which includes total snow accumulations of 4 to 7 inches.  There will be difficult travel conditions. Be prepared for significant reductions in visibility at times.

 

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Winter Storm Warning

URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service New York NY
347 PM EST Sat Feb 17 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-Rockland-
Northern Westchester-Southern Westchester-New York (Manhattan)-
Bronx-Northwestern Suffolk-Northern Queens-Northern Nassau-
347 PM EST Sat Feb 17 2018

WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST SUNDAY

* WHAT…Heavy snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 4 to 7
inches are expected.

* WHERE…Southern Connecticut, Northeast New Jersey, Northern New
York City and Northern Long Island and most of the Lower Hudson
Valley.

* WHEN…Until 7 AM EST Sunday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Plan on difficult travel conditions. Be
prepared for significant reductions in visibility at times.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A Winter Storm Warning for snow means severe winter weather conditions will make travel very hazardous or impossible. If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency. Check local Department of Transportation information services for the latest road conditions.

 

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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service New York NY
347 PM EST Sat Feb 17 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-Rockland-
Northern Westchester-Southern Westchester-New York (Manhattan)-Bronx-
Northwestern Suffolk-Northern Queens-Northern Nassau-
347 PM EST Sat Feb 17 2018

…WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST SUNDAY…

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

.DAY ONE…This Afternoon and Tonight.

Please listen to NOAA Weather Radio or go to weather.gov on the
Internet for more information about the following hazards.

Winter Storm Warning.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN…Sunday through Friday.

Please listen to NOAA Weather Radio or go to weather.gov on the
Internet for more information about the following hazards.

Winter Storm Warning.

.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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Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Snow, mainly between 7pm and 4am. Low around 30. South wind 5 to 8 mph becoming calm. Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of 4 to 8 inches possible.
Sunday
Partly sunny, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 43. Wind chill values between 25 and 35. Northwest wind 7 to 11 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 24. Light and variable wind.
Washington’s Birthday
A 50 percent chance of rain, mainly after 9am. Partly sunny, with a high near 46. Wind chill values between 25 and 35 early. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 9 mph in the morning.
Monday Night
A 50 percent chance of rain. Patchy fog after midnight. Otherwise, cloudy, with a steady temperature around 45. Southwest wind 5 to 7 mph.
Tuesday
Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 66.
Tuesday Night
Patchy fog after 9pm. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 51.
Wednesday
Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 69.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of rain before noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 49.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 45.
Friday Night
A 40 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of rain. Cloudy, with a high near 53.

 

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