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Blizzard Warning

Statement as of 5:21 AM EST on January 27, 2015


... Blizzard Warning remains in effect until midnight EST
tonight...

* locations... Suffolk County in southeast New York... and
southern Middlesex and southern New London counties in
southeast Connecticut.

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

* Accumulations... snow accumulation of 20 to 30 inches... with
locally higher amounts.

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

* Winds... north 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 55 mph.

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

* Temperatures... in the lower 20s.

* Timing... heaviest snow and strongest winds this 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.





Public Information Statement

Statement as of 5:59 AM EST on January 27, 2015


The following are unofficial observations taken during the past 6
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...
   Darien 5.8 300 am 1/27 CT dot
   Norwalk 5.0 200 am 1/27 public
   Bridgeport Airport 3.5 1200 am 1/27 NWS coop
   Danbury 3.0 300 am 1/27 CT dot
   Brookfield 2.1 100 am 1/27 trained spotter

... Middlesex County...
   Haddam 8.0 300 am 1/27 CT dot
   Old Saybrook 7.5 300 am 1/27 CT dot

... New Haven County...
   North Guilford 13.0 400 am 1/27 trained spotter
   Meriden 8.5 300 am 1/27 CT dot
   Milford 6.0 300 am 1/27 CT dot
   Beacon Falls 4.5 300 am 1/27 CT dot
   New Haven 4.0 300 am 1/27 CT dot
   Waterbury 4.0 300 am 1/27 CT dot
   Southbury 3.5 300 am 1/27 CT dot

... New London County...
   Groton 7.0 300 am 1/27 CT dot
   Colchester 7.0 300 am 1/27 CT dot
   Norwich 6.5 300 am 1/27 CT dot

New Jersey

... Bergen County...
   Bergenfield 2.8 1200 am 1/27 trained spotter

... Essex County...
   Newark Airport 3.3 100 am 1/27 FAA contract observer

... Union County...
   Cranford 2.4 145 am 1/27 public

New York

... Kings County...
   Rutland Plaza 4.3 400 am 1/27 trained spotter

... Nassau County...
   Massapequa 14.2 427 am 1/27 public

... New York County...
   Central Park 6.3 100 am 1/27 Central Park Zoo

... Orange County...
   Greenville 3.5 415 am 1/27 trained spotter
   Middletown 2.0 100 am 1/27 public

... Putnam County...
   Cold Spring 2.0 400 am 1/27 public

... Queens County...
   Jamaica 10.1 315 am 1/27 public
   Forest Hills 9.0 500 am 1/27 trained spotter
   NYC/La Guardia 7.6 100 am 1/27 FAA contract observer
   NYC/JFK Airport 5.6 100 am 1/27 FAA contract observer

... Suffolk County...
   Islip Airport 18.2 500 am 1/27 FAA contract observer
   Flanders 16.0 400 am 1/27 trained spotter
   Deer Park 16.0 530 am 1/27 public
   Upton 15.0 500 am 1/27 NWS office
   Terryville 8.4 330 am 1/27 amateur radio
   Smithtown 5.0 1200 am 1/27 trained spotter
   Old Field 3.0 1254 am 1/27 trained spotter


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