Report by Paula Antolini, January 29, 2019, 11:05AM EDT
Message from Bethel Public Schools: Due to the weather forecast, BPS after school activities are canceled, today, Tuesday, January 29, 2019.
National Weather Service Winter Weather Advisory
WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EST WEDNESDAY…
* WHAT…Snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 2 to 5 inches expected, with locally up to 6 inches in far western Orange County. Snowfall rates up to one inch per hour are possible at times this afternoon and evening.
* WHERE…Interior portions of the Lower Hudson Valley, Northern Fairfield and Western Bergen and Passaic counties.
* WHEN…Light snow develops late this morning, then possibly mixes with or changes to rain for a few hours this afternoon across most of the advisory area. The precipitation returns to all snow this evening, before ending later tonight/early Wednesday morning.
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Plan on slippery road conditions. The hazardous conditions could impact the morning and/or evening commute.
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means periods of snow will cause primarily travel difficulties. Expect snow covered roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving. Check local Department of Transportation information services for the latest road conditions.
National Weather Service Hazardous Weather Outlook
WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6AM EST WEDNESDAY…
This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for southern Connecticut, northeast New Jersey and southeast New York.
Snow likely before 4pm, then rain. High near 36. Wind chill values between 25 and 30. Southeast wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Rain and snow, becoming all snow after 11pm, then gradually ending. Low around 20. Southeast wind around 7 mph becoming west after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
Scattered snow showers after 1pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near 23. Wind chill values between 5 and 10. Southwest wind 8 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Mostly clear, with a low around -1. Wind chill values between -5 and -15. West wind 9 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Sunny and cold, with a high near 14. West wind around 11 mph.
Mostly clear, with a low around 4.
Mostly sunny, with a high near 21.
Partly cloudy, with a low around 7.
Sunny, with a high near 28.
Partly cloudy, with a low around 18.
Mostly sunny, with a high near 41.
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29.
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 43.