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Bethel Public Schools on a 2-Hour Delay, Tuesday, Jan. 8th

Report by Paula Antolini
January 8, 2019 5:15AM EDT

Bethel Public Schools on a 2-Hour Delay, Tuesday, January 8th

Message from Bethel Public Schools:

The Bethel Public Schools are on a 2 Hour Delay schedule today, Tuesday, January 8, 2019, due to icing and road conditions.

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NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE

Winter Weather Advisory

Weather Summary for the Local Tri-State Region

National Weather Service New York NY

509 AM EST Tue Jan 8 2019

A warm front will stall out over the area today, followed by a cold

front crossing the region tonight. A light wintry mix, mainly across

the interior, will give way to light rain or drizzle by around

midday. Highs today will be around or just under 10 degrees above

normal, mainly in the lower to mid 40s. There should be scattered

showers tonight ahead of the cold front, with lows around 5 degrees

above normal.

A deepening low pressure system will track from northern New England

into the Canadian Maritime Provinces from Wednesday into Thursday,

with dry but gusty conditions across the Tri-State. Highs on

Wednesday will be around 5 degrees above normal and highs on

Thursday near to slightly below normal.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook

National Weather Service New York NY

452 AM EST Tue Jan 8 2019

Northern Fairfield-Northern New Haven-Western Passaic-

Eastern Passaic-Western Bergen-Western Essex-Western Union-Orange-Putnam-Rockland-Northern Westchester-

452 AM EST Tue Jan 8 2019

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST THIS MORNING…

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for southern Connecticut,

northeast New Jersey and southeast New York.

.DAY ONE…Today and Tonight.

Please listen to NOAA Weather Radio or go to weather.gov on the

Internet for more information about the following hazards.

   Winter Weather Advisory.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN…Wednesday through Monday.

No hazardous weather is expected at this time that would meet

National Weather Service warning criteria.

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Winter Weather Advisory

URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE

National Weather Service New York NY

323 AM EST Tue Jan 8 2019

Northern Fairfield-Northern New Haven-Western Passaic-

Eastern Passaic-Western Bergen-Western Essex-Western Union-Orange-Putnam-Rockland-Northern Westchester-

323 AM EST Tue Jan 8 2019

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST THIS

MORNING…

* WHAT…Mixed precipitation expected. Total snow accumulations of

  up to one inch and total ice accumulations of up to a few

  hundredths of an inch are expected.

* WHERE…Interior portions of the Lower Hudson Valley, Northeast

  New Jersey, and Southwestern Connecticut.

* WHEN…From 1 AM to 10 AM EST Tuesday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Plan on slippery road conditions. The

  hazardous conditions could impact the morning commute.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow, sleet or

freezing rain will cause travel difficulties. Expect slippery

roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving.

Check local Department of Transportation information services for the latest road conditions.

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