FAIRFIELD County, Connecticut
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Special Weather Statement
CTZ005-NJZ002-004-103-105-NYZ067>070-262030-
EASTERN PASSAIC-NORTHERN FAIRFIELD-NORTHERN
WESTCHESTER-ORANGE-PUTNAM-ROCKLAND-WESTERN BERGEN-WESTERN
ESSEX-WESTERN PASSAIC-
142 PM EST WED NOV 26 2014

...HEAVY SNOW WILL CONTINUE TO IMPACT NORTHERN
FAIRFIELD...NORTHWESTERN BERGEN...NORTHWESTERN
ESSEX...ORANGE...PASSAIC...PUTNAM...ROCKLAND AND NORTHERN
WESTCHESTER COUNTIES...

A BAND OF HEAVY SNOW WILL CONTINUE TO SIT OVER THE REGION THROUGH
330 PM.

SNOWFALL RATES OF 1 TO 2 INCH(ES) PER HOUR...ADDITIONAL SNOW
ACCUMULATION OF 2 TO 4 INCHES...AND VISIBILITIES OF 1/4 MILE OR LESS
ARE EXPECTED THROUGH THIS TIME. MOTORISTS SHOULD USE EXTRA CAUTION
TRAVELING IN THIS AREA DUE TO THE LOW VISIBILITIES AND SNOW
ACCUMULATING ON ROADWAYS.

A FEW CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING STRIKES HAVE BEEN DETECTED AND
REPORTED AS WELL...AND ARE POSSIBLE OVER THE NEXT COUPLE OF HOURS.
LIGHTNING IS ONE OF NATURES NUMBER ONE KILLERS. REMEMBER...IF YOU CAN
HEAR THUNDER...YOU ARE CLOSE ENOUGH TO BE STRUCK BY LIGHTNING. MOVE
TO SAFE SHELTER IMMEDIATELY.

A WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE AREA.

$$

Winter Storm Warning
CTZ005-006-270245-
/O.CON.KOKX.WS.W.0007.000000T0000Z-141127T0600Z/
NORTHERN FAIRFIELD-NORTHERN NEW HAVEN-
144 PM EST WED NOV 26 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM EST
THURSDAY...

* LOCATIONS...NORTHERN NEW HAVEN AND NORTHERN FAIRFIELD.

* HAZARD TYPES...HEAVY SNOW AND SLEET.

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW AND SLEET ACCUMULATION OF 4 TO 8
INCHES...WITH THE GREATEST AMOUNTS IN THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS.

* VISIBILITIES...ONE QUARTER TO ONE HALF MILE AT TIMES.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL MIX WITH SLEET LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND EARLY
THIS EVENING...THEN CHANGE BACK TO ALL SNOW BEFORE TAPERING OFF
TOWARD MIDNIGHT.

* IMPACTS...THE SNOWFALL WILL SIGNIFICANTLY IMPACT HOLIDAY
TRAVEL...MAKING DRIVING DANGEROUS AT TIMES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

&&

$$

Winter Weather Advisory
CTZ007>010-NJZ006-104-106>108-NYZ071>073-176-270245-
/O.CON.KOKX.WW.Y.0010.000000T0000Z-141127T0600Z/
NORTHERN MIDDLESEX-NORTHERN NEW LONDON-SOUTHERN FAIRFIELD-
SOUTHERN NEW HAVEN-HUDSON-EASTERN BERGEN-EASTERN ESSEX-
WESTERN UNION-EASTERN UNION-SOUTHERN WESTCHESTER-
NEW YORK (MANHATTAN)-BRONX-NORTHERN QUEENS-
144 PM EST WED NOV 26 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM EST
THURSDAY...

* LOCATIONS...NEW YORK CITY...SOUTHERN WESTCHESTER COUNTY...
COASTAL SOUTHWEST CONNECTICUT...PORTIONS OF NORTHEAST NEW
JERSEY...AND NORTHERN NEW LONDON COUNTY.

* HAZARD TYPES...SNOW.

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 1 TO 3 INCHES. THE HIGHER
ELEVATIONS OF WESTERN BERGEN AND WESTERN UNION COUNTIES IN
NORTHEAST NEW JERSEY SHOULD HOWEVER SEE HIGHER AMOUNTS
APPROACHING 6 INCHES.

* TIMING...A MIXTURE OF RAIN...SNOW AND SLEET THIS AFTERNOON
SHOULD CHANGE TO PRIMARILY SNOW THIS EVENING. THE SNOW SHOULD
THEN TAPER OFF TOWARD MIDNIGHT.

* IMPACTS...THE SNOWFALL WILL SIGNIFICANTLY IMPACT HOLIDAY
TRAVEL...MAKING DRIVING DANGEROUS AT TIMES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW...SLEET...OR
FREEZING RAIN WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR
SLIPPERY ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE
DRIVING.

&&

$$



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