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Weather Alerts for Delaware New York   (NYZ057)

icn  WINTER STORM WARNING
DELAWARE   (NYZ057)

Effective: Wed, Nov 26, 2014 03:50pm EST Severity: Moderate
Updated: Wed, Nov 26, 2014 03:50pm EST Urgency: Expected
Expires: Thu, Nov 27, 2014 06:00am EST Certainty: Likely

Areas Affected: Broome; Chenango; Delaware; Otsego; Sullivan
 
Alert:
...MAJOR WINTER STORM WILL CONTINUE TO IMPACT HOLIDAY TRAVEL INTO
TONIGHT...
...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EST
THURSDAY...
* LOCATIONS...MUCH OF NORTHEAST PENNSYLVANIA...AS WELL AS THE
WESTERN CATSKILLS...AND PORTIONS OF THE SUSQUEHANNA REGION IN
NEW YORK.
* HAZARDS...HEAVY SNOW.
* ACCUMULATIONS...8 TO 12 INCHES OF SNOW.
* TIMING...SNOW WILL CONTINUE...HEAVY AT TIMES...THROUGH EARLY
THIS EVENING. SNOWFALL RATES OF AN INCH PER HOUR POSSIBLE...AT
TIMES. STEADIER SNOW WILL TAPER OFF FROM WEST TO EAST...
BETWEEN 8 PM AND MIDNIGHT.
* TEMPERATURES...IN THE UPPER 20S.
* WINDS...NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
* IMPACTS...DIFFICULT TRAVEL CONDITIONS.
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.
PLEASE REPORT SNOWFALL AMOUNTS TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BY
CALLING TOLL FREE AT 1-877-633-6772...OR BY EMAIL AT
BGM.STORMREPORT@NOAA.GOV.

 

icn  SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
DELAWARE   (NYZ057)

Effective: Wed, Nov 26, 2014 02:38pm EST Severity: Minor
Updated: Wed, Nov 26, 2014 02:38pm EST Urgency: Expected
Expires: Wed, Nov 26, 2014 07:00pm EST Certainty: Observed

Areas Affected: Broome; Chenango; Delaware; Otsego; Tioga
 
Alert:
...OCCASIONAL HEAVY SNOW CONTINUES INTO THIS EVENING...
SNOWFALL RATES OF AROUND AN INCH PER HOUR...AT TIMES...WILL
PERSIST THROUGH 7 PM...ESPECIALLY IN NARROW MORE
INTENSE SNOW BANDS.
TOTAL ADDITIONAL SNOWFALL BETWEEN 3 AND 7 PM...SHOULD AVERAGE 2
TO 4 INCHES...WITH LOCALLY GREATER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE.
TRAVEL WILL CONTINUE TO BE DIFFICULT. UNNECESSARY DRIVING
IS DISCOURAGED.

 

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The most widespread U.S. cold wave was in February of 1899. It was so cold that the Mississippi River froze over its entire length, with ice as thick as two inches even in New Orleans.