Paralyzing Blizzard Warning in NYC and Southern NY State

 

County Exec Bellone talking about Blizzard

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Major Winter Storm Late Tonight into Tuesday Evening…

BLIZZARD WARNING IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO MIDNIGHT EDT TUESDAY NIGHT… The National Weather Service in Upton has issued a Blizzard Warning, which is in effect from midnight tonight to midnight EDT Tuesday night. The Blizzard Watch is no longer in effect.

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  • Locations: Metropolitan New York City and New Jersey, Western Long Island, Southern Westchester, Southern Fairfield, Southern New Haven, Northern Middlesex, and Northern New London counties.
  • 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…highest amounts to the north and west.
  • 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.
  • Visibilities: One quarter mile or less at times.

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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.

Coastal Flood Advisory for Northwest Suffolk Co, New York

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Minor to moderate coastal flooding expected Tuesday.

Coastal Flood Advisory in effect from noon to 4 PM EDT Tuesday.

The National Weather Service in Upton has issued a Coastal Flood Advisory, which is in effect from noon to 4 PM EDT Tuesday.

  • Locations: locations along the western portion of the Long Island Sound.
  • Tidal departures: 2 1/2 to 3 1/2 ft above astronomical tides.
  • Timing: minor to locally moderate coastal flooding is expected around the times of high tide Tuesday afternoon.
  • Coastal Flood impacts: minor to locally moderate flooding of the most vulnerable waterfront and shoreline roads and/or adjacent properties due to height of storm Tide or wave Splashover. Inundation of 1 to locally 2 ft in the lowest lying spots. A few road closures may be needed.

Western L. I. Sound water levels for Tuesday morning/afternoon. Coastal, time of: forecast total, flood. Location, high tide, water level, Category.

……………………………..(MLLW/MHHW)…………….. KINGS POINT NY…….148 PM….10.8-11.3/3.0-3.5…..MIN-MOD…. STAMFORD CT……….127 PM….10.6-11.1/2.8-3.3…..MIN-MOD…. BRIDGEPORT CT……..124 PM….10.2-10.6/2.9-3.4…..MIN-MOD…. NEW HAVEN CT………123 PM……9.3-9.8/2.6-3.1…..MIN-MOD…. OLD FIELD NY………126 PM…..9.9-10.4/2.6-3.2…..MIN-MOD….

Information from National Weather Service.


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