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NWS Has Issued a Snow Squall Warning for Fairfield County, Dec. 18th, White Out Conditions Possible

Report by Paula Antolini, December 18, 2019, 3:27PM EDT

The National Weather Service in Upton NY has issued a *Snow Squall Warning for… Central New London County in southern Connecticut…Fairfield County in southern Connecticut…Middlesex County in southern Connecticut…New Haven County in southern Connecticut…Hudson County in northeastern New Jersey…Eastern Passaic County in northeastern New Jersey…Union County in northeastern New Jersey…Bergen County in northeastern New Jersey…Essex County in northeastern New Jersey…Queens County in southeastern New York…Richmond County in southeastern New York…Bronx County in southeastern New York…Kings County in southeastern New York…Rockland County in southeastern New York…Westchester County in southeastern New York…West central Suffolk County in southeastern New York…New York (Manhattan) County in southeastern New York…Northern Nassau County in southeastern New York…

* Until 415 PM EST.

* At 318 PM EST, a dangerous snow squall was located along a line extending from Tolland to Nanuet to Victory Gardens, moving southeast at 35 mph.

HAZARD…Whiteout conditions. Zero visibility in heavy snow and blowing snow. Wind gusts up to 40 mph.

SOURCE…Radar indicated.

IMPACT…Dangerous life-threatening travel.

This snow squall will be near…

Caldwell around 335 PM EST.

Yonkers and White Plains around 340 PM EST.

Orange and East Tremont around 345 PM EST.

New Rochelle and Port Chester around 350 PM EST.

Newark and Elizabeth around 355 PM EST.

Jersey City and Glen Cove around 400 PM EST.

Bayonne and Todt Hill around 405 PM EST.

Oyster Bay and Norwich around 410 PM EST.

Garden City and Westbury around 415 PM EST.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

Consider avoiding or delaying travel until the snow squall passes your location. If you must travel, use extra caution and allow extra time. Rapid changes in visibility and slick road conditions may lead to accidents.

Reduce your speed and turn on headlights! During snow squalls, the visibility may suddenly drop to near zero in whiteout conditions.

Slow Down! Rapid changes in visibility and road conditions are expected with this dangerous snow squall. Be alert for sudden whiteout conditions.

LAT…LON 4050 7426 4060 7421 4068 7445 4090 7427

          4100 7430 4100 7431 4164 7298 4154 7285

          4164 7263 4160 7234 4171 7224 4164 7179

          4124 7255 4125 7292 4098 7364 4086 7375

          4097 7311 4098 7307 4056 7396 4060 7403

          4050 7426

SNOW SQUALL WARNING

NWS UPTON NY, 318 PM EST WED DEC 18 2019

Fairfield County CT-Middlesex County CT-New Haven County CT-New London County CT-Bergen County NJ-Essex County NJ-Hudson County NJ-Passaic County NJ-Union County NJ-Bronx County NY-Kings County NY-Nassau County NY-New York County NY-Queens County NY-Richmond County NY-Rockland County NY-Suffolk County NY-Westchester County NY-

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