Blizzard Warning Issued

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE  HAS ISSUED A BLIZZARD WARNING FOR HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO MIDNIGHT EDT TUESDAY NIGHT

HAZARD TYPES. – HEAVY SNOW AND BLIZZARD CONDITIONS. SNOW MAY MIX WITH OR CHANGE TO SLEET AND RAIN ACROSS SOUTHERN AND EASTERN COASTAL AREAS LATE TUESDAY MORNING INTO TUESDAY AFTERNOON.

SNOW ACCUMULATIONS. – 12 TO 20 INCHES.

SNOWFALL RATES. – 2 TO 4 INCHES PER HOUR EARLY TUESDAY MORNING INTO EARLY TUESDAY AFTERNOON.

TIMING. – LATE TONIGHT INTO TUESDAY EVENING.

IMPACTS. – DANGEROUS TRAVEL DUE TO WHITEOUT CONDITIONS AT TIMES. SEVERAL ROADS MAY BECOME IMPASSABLE. POWER OUTAGES POSSIBLE. DAMAGING WIND GUSTS POSSIBLE ACROSS LONG ISLAND AND COASTAL CONNECTICUT.

WINDS. – NORTHEAST 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS 40 TO 55 MPH ON TUESDAY. HIGHEST WINDS ACROSS COASTAL AREAS.

TEMPERATURES. – IN THE UPPER 20S.

VISIBILITY. –  ONE QUARTER MILE OR LESS AT TIMES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS.

 A BLIZZARD WARNING MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. FALLING AND BLOWING SNOW WITH STRONG WINDS AND POOR VISIBILITY 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.

2017-03-14T13:51:01+00:00