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Blizzard Warning

Statement as of 9:53 PM EST on January 26, 2015

Expires 1:00 AM EST on January 28, 2015


... Blizzard Warning remains in effect until 1 am EST Wednesday...

* locations... Litchfield County.

* Hazard types... heavy snow with blowing and drifting snow.

* Snow accumulations... 18 to 24 inches... with up to 30 inches
across eastern portions of the County.

* Maximum snowfall rates... 2 to 4 inches per hour.

* Timing... mainly light snow will fall this evening... then become
heavy at times around midnight... and continue heavy at times into
Tuesday. The snow will gradually taper off Tuesday night.

* Impacts... extremely dangerous and life threatening travel
conditions due to snow covered roadways and severely reduced
visibility. Blowing and drifting snow will make most roads
impassable. White out conditions are expected tonight into
Tuesday.

* Winds... north 10 to 20 mph... increasing to 15 to 25 mph
tonight into Tuesday... with gusts up to 45 mph.

* Temperatures... in the teens to around 20.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Blizzard Warning means severe winter weather conditions are
expected or occurring. Falling and blowing snow with strong winds
and poor visibilities are likely. This will lead to whiteout
conditions... making travel extremely dangerous. Do not travel. If
you must travel... have a winter survival kit with you. If you get
stranded... stay with your vehicle.





Special Statement

Statement as of 11:33 PM EST on January 26, 2015

Expires 1:15 AM EST on January 27, 2015


... A band of moderate to locally heavy snowfall is working through
Litchfield County...

This band is likely producing snowfall amounts of around an inch
per hour along with winds gusting up to 35 mph. The wind combined
with the band will produce local whiteout conditions making travel
very perilous.

This is the leading edge of the heavier snowfall
associated with the developing Nor'easter.

A Blizzard Warning remains in effect for Litchfield County.



Public Information Statement

Statement as of 11:33 PM EST on January 26, 2015


The following are unofficial observations taken during the past 4
hours for the storm that has been affecting our region. Appreciation
is extended to Highway departments... cooperative observers... Skywarn
spotters and media for these reports. This summary is also available
on our home Page at weather.Gov/Albany

********************storm total snowfall********************

Location storm total time/date comments
                     snowfall of
                     /inches/ measurement

New York

... Albany County...
   Preston Hollow 1.1 851 PM 1/26 weathernet6
   Latham 0.3 1003 PM 1/26 weathernet6
   Colonie 0.2 1012 PM 1/26 weathernet6

... Columbia County...
   Livingston 0.8 945 PM 1/26 weathernet6
   Kinderhook 0.7 944 PM 1/26 weathernet6
   Ancramdale 0.3 954 PM 1/26 weathernet6
   Taghkanic 0.3 944 PM 1/26 weathernet6
   Austerlitz 0.2 858 PM 1/26 weathernet6

... Dutchess County...
   Millbrook 0.8 909 PM 1/26 weathernet6

... Greene County...
   Norton Hill 3.0 932 PM 1/26 weathernet6
   greenvile 1.2 1002 PM 1/26 weathernet6

... Rensselaer County...
   Center Brunswick 0.8 953 PM 1/26 weathernet6

... Schoharie County...
   Jefferson 2.8 1009 PM 1/26 weathernet6


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