Watches, Warnings, and Advisories

Current Watches, Warnings and Advisories for Northwest Suffolk (NYZ078) New York Issued by the National Weather Service

 

Winter Storm Warning Winter Storm Warning - Northwest Suffolk (New York)


Updated:03/05/2015 3:41am
Effective:03/05/2015 3:41am
Expires:03/05/2015 7:00pm
Severity:Moderate
Urgency:Expected
Certainty:Likely
Status:Actual
Type:Alert
Category:Met

Areas affected: Bronx; Kings (Brooklyn); New York (Manhattan); Northeast Suffolk; Northern Nassau; Northern Queens; Northwest Suffolk; Richmond (Staten Is.); Southeast Suffolk; Southern Nassau; Southern Queens; Southwest Suffolk
 
Instructions: A winter storm warning for heavy snow means severe winter weather conditions are expected or occurring. Significant amounts of snow are forecast that will make travel dangerous. Only travel in an emergency. If you must travel...keep an extra flashlight...food... And water in your vehicle in case of an emergency.

Message summary: ...snow and plummeting temperatures today...
...winter storm warning remains in effect until 7 pm est this evening...
* locations...eastern essex...union...and hudson counties in new jersey...and new york city and long island in new york.
* hazard types...heavy snow.
* accumulations...snow accumulation of 4 to 7 inches.
* timing...wintry mix changes to all snow by 5 am. Snow may be heavy at times this morning into early afternoon...before tapering off late this afternoon into this evening.
* visibilities...one quarter mile at times this morning into early afternoon.
* temperatures...mid 30s early this morning...dropping into the lower 20s by afternoon.
* impacts...hazardous travel conditions due to falling temperatures and road icing...greatly reduced visibilities and significant snow accumulations. Some blowing and drifting snow is possible late this morning through this afternoon.
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