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Weather Alerts for Broome New York   (NYZ056)

icn  WINTER STORM WARNING
BROOME   (NYZ056)

Effective: Sat, Jan 31, 2015 09:27pm EST Severity: Moderate
Updated: Sat, Jan 31, 2015 09:27pm EST Urgency: Expected
Expires: Mon, Feb 2, 2015 04:00pm EST Certainty: Likely

Areas Affected: Broome; Chemung; Chenango; Cortland; Delaware; Otsego; Schuyler; Steuben; Sullivan; Tioga; Tompkins; Yates
 
Alert:
...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM SUNDAY TO
4 PM EST MONDAY...
* LOCATIONS...THE UPPER SUSQUEHANNA AND FINGER LAKES REGIONS OF
NEW YORK...THE WESTERN CATSKILLS...AND THE TWIN TIERS OF
SOUTHERN NEW YORK AND NORTHERN PENNSYLVANIA.
* HAZARDS...HEAVY SNOW.
* ACCUMULATIONS...STORM TOTALS OF 8 TO 12 INCHES...WITH LOCALLY
HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE.
* TIMING...STEADY LIGHT SNOW WILL OVERSPREAD THE REGION DURING
THE LATE AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING HOURS ON SUNDAY...
GENERALLY BETWEEN 4 AND 8 PM. THE HEAVIEST SNOW WILL FALL FROM
LATE SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH MIDDAY MONDAY...WHEN SNOWFALL RATES
OF 1 TO 2 INCHES PER HOUR ARE POSSIBLE. SNOW WILL GRADUALLY
TAPER OFF BY MID TO LATE AFTERNOON ON MONDAY.
* TEMPERATURES...MOSTLY RANGING FROM 15 TO 25 DEGREES...THEN
FALLING TO 5 TO 15 ABOVE BY LATE MONDAY AFTERNOON.
* WINDS...NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
* IMPACTS...SLIPPERY TRAVEL CONDITIONS FROM SNOW COVERED ROADS
AND WALKWAYS.
Instructions:
A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW...
SLEET...AND ICE ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. THIS WILL MAKE TRAVEL
VERY HAZARDOUS OR IMPOSSIBLE.
PLEASE REPORT SNOWFALL AND/OR ICE AMOUNTS TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE BY CALLING TOLL FREE AT 1-888-603-1402...OR BY EMAIL AT
BGM.STORMREPORT@NOAA.GOV.

 

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