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New York, Kings (Brooklyn)

Blizzard Warning

Statement as of 10:02 PM EST on January 26, 2015


... Blizzard Warning remains in effect until midnight EST Tuesday
night...

* locations... New Haven... Middlesex... New London and southern
Fairfield counties in Connecticut. Hudson... eastern Bergen...
eastern Essex and eastern Union counties in New Jersey.
Southern Westchester... New York (Manhattan)... Bronx... Richmond
(staten island)... Kings (Brooklyn)... Suffolk... Queens and
Nassau counties in New York.

* Hazard types... heavy snow and blowing snow... with blizzard
conditions.

* Accumulations... 20 to 30 inches with locally higher amounts...
especially across Long Island and Connecticut.

* Snowfall rates... 2 to 4 inches per hour overnight into
Tuesday morning.

* Winds... north 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 55 mph. Gusts up
to 70 mph possible across extreme eastern Long Island.

* Visibilities... one quarter mile or less at times.

* Temperatures... lower to mid 20s.

* Timing... snow will be heavy at times through Tuesday. The
heaviest snow and strongest winds will be overnight into
Tuesday morning.

* Impacts... life-threatening conditions and extremely dangerous
travel due to heavy snowfall and strong winds... with whiteout
conditions. Many roads may become impassable. Strong winds may
down power lines and tree limbs.

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 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.

All unnecessary travel is discouraged beginning Monday
afternoon... to allow people already on the Road to safely reach
their destinations before the heavy snow begins... and to allow
snow removal equipment to begin to clear roads.





Coastal Flood Warning

Statement as of 7:26 PM EST on January 26, 2015

Expires 6:00 AM EST on January 27, 2015


... Coastal Flood Warning now in effect from midnight tonight to
6 am EST Tuesday...

* locations... the South Shore bays of western Long
Island... Brooklyn and Queens.

* Tidal departures... most likely 2 to 3 ft above the astronomical
tide... with a worst case of 3 1/2 ft.

* Timing... midnight to 6 am.

* Beach erosion impacts... significant beach erosion and washovers
along ocean facing barrier beaches of Long Island due to 7 to 12
ft waves and high storm tide. A few exposed water front
structures may be damaged.

* Coastal flood impacts... flooding of vulnerable shore roads
and/or adjacent properties due to height of storm tide and/or
wave action. Vulnerable shore Road closures may be needed.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A coastal Flood Warning means that flooding is expected or
occurring. Coastal residents in the warned area should be alert
for rising water... and take appropriate action to protect life
and property.


... South Shore bays water levels for tonight...

Coastal... ... ... ... time of... ... forecast total... ..Flood... ..
Location... ... ... ..high Tide... ..Water level... ... .category..
... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... (mllw/ngvd)... ... ... ... ... ..

Rockaway Inlet NY... .105 am... .7.4-8.0/... ... ... ... minor... ..
E Rockaway Inlet NY.1259 am... .6.5-7.1/... ... ... ... moderate..
Jamaica Bay NY... ... .145 am... .7.8-8.4/... ... ... ... minor... ..
Freeport gauge NY... .143 am... .5.8-6.4/5.0-5.6... ..Moderate..
Point Lookout NY... .1246 am... .6.4-7.0/... ... ... ... moderate..
Lindenhurst NY... ... .326 am... .3.7-4.1/... ... ... ... moderate..




Special Statement

Statement as of 9:45 PM EST on January 26, 2015

Expires 10:45 PM EST on January 26, 2015


... Heavy snow will impact Bronx... eastern Putnam... Fairfield... Kings
(Brooklyn)... Middlesex... Nassau... New Haven... New London... Queens...
Suffolk and Westchester counties...

At 943 PM EST... National Weather Service Doppler radar was tracking
multiple bands of heavy snow working west from Suffolk County and
southeastern Connecticut.

Snowfall rates of 2 to 3 inches per hour are expected with the snow.

Travel is not recommended

A Blizzard Warning remains in effect for the area.


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Public Information Statement

Statement as of 7:45 PM EST on January 26, 2015


The following are unofficial observations taken during the past 10
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/NYC

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

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

Connecticut

... Fairfield County...
   Bridgeport Airport 1.4 700 PM 1/26 coop

New Jersey

... Bergen County...
   Ridgewood 2.6 700 PM 1/26 trained spotter
   East Rutherford 2.6 350 PM 1/26 public
   Saddle River 2.6 700 PM 1/26 trained spotter
   Saddle Brook 2.4 400 PM 1/26 trained spotter
   Franklin Lakes 2.2 321 PM 1/26 public
   Midland Park 2.1 522 PM 1/26 trained spotter
   New Milford 1.8 400 PM 1/26 trained spotter
   Chestnut Ridge 1.5 617 PM 1/26 trained spotter
   Montvale 1.5 700 PM 1/26 trained spotter
   Englewood 1.5 400 PM 1/26 trained spotter
   Fort Lee 1.5 700 PM 1/26 trained spotter
   Ramsey 1.3 700 PM 1/26 trained spotter
   Woodcliff Lake 1.0 400 PM 1/26 trained spotter

... Essex County...
   Newark Airport 2.7 700 PM 1/26 FAA contract observer
   Cedar Grove 2.0 340 PM 1/26 public
   Maplewood 1.5 430 PM 1/26 public

... Hudson County...
   Hoboken 3.8 600 PM 1/26 trained spotter
   North Bergen 3.1 400 PM 1/26 trained spotter

... Passaic County...
   Hawthorne 2.0 600 PM 1/26 trained spotter
   Wayne 1.5 340 PM 1/26 trained spotter
   Ringwood 1.5 700 PM 1/26 trained spotter
   Woodland Park 1.0 400 PM 1/26 trained spotter

New York

... Kings County...
   Brooklyn 3.3 700 PM 1/26 trained spotter

... Nassau County...
   Mineola 6.0 430 PM 1/26 trained spotter
   Oceanside 6.0 606 PM 1/26 trained spotter
   Malverne 5.5 700 PM 1/26 trained spotter
   Hicksville 4.0 450 PM 1/26 trained spotter
   Bethpage 4.0 354 PM 1/26 public
   Plainview 4.0 330 PM 1/26 trained spotter
   Bayville 3.8 730 PM 1/26 trained spotter
   New Hyde Park 3.5 517 PM 1/26 trained spotter
   Bellerose 3.4 500 PM 1/26 public
   East Meadow 3.0 330 PM 1/26 trained spotter
   Bellmore 3.0 450 PM 1/26 trained spotter
   North Massapequa 2.9 700 PM 1/26 NWS employee
   Floral Park 2.0 345 PM 1/26 trained spotter

... New York County...
   Central Park 4.5 700 PM 1/26 Central Park Zoo

... Orange County...
   Greenville 2.0 330 PM 1/26 trained spotter

... Queens County...
   Middle Village 6.5 720 PM 1/26 public
   Fresh Meadows 6.0 700 PM 1/26 public
   Rego Park 4.8 514 PM 1/26 trained spotter
   Glendale 4.5 520 PM 1/26 public
   NYC/La Guardia 4.3 700 PM 1/26 FAA contract observer
   Bayside 4.0 449 PM 1/26 trained spotter
   NYC/JFK Airport 3.1 700 PM 1/26 FAA contract observer
   Richmond Hill 3.0 542 PM 1/26 South Richmond Hill
   Whitestone 2.0 230 PM 1/26 public
   Bellaire 1.1 200 PM 1/26 public

... Rockland County...
   Sloatsburg 1.5 500 PM 1/26 trained spotter
   Stony Point 1.1 700 PM 1/26 trained spotter

... Suffolk County...
   Huntington 4.3 630 PM 1/26 trained spotter
   Islip Airport 3.1 700 PM 1/26 FAA contract observer
   Islip 3.0 700 PM 1/26 trained spotter
   North Babylon 2.5 400 PM 1/26 trained spotter
   Farmingville 2.2 545 PM 1/26 trained spotter
   Smithtown 2.0 600 PM 1/26 trained spotter
   Patchogue 2.0 330 PM 1/26 NWS employee
   Flanders 2.0 700 PM 1/26 trained spotter
   Upton 1.8 700 PM 1/26 Post office
   Riverhead 0.9 700 PM 1/26 NWS employee

... Westchester County...
   White Plains 2.0 700 PM 1/26 trained spotter


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