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Heavy Snow, Wind To Hit Upper Valley


Submitted 2 years ago

Heavy snow is expected to pummel the region Sunday and Monday, bringing 8-14 inches of snow.

The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm watch from 10 a.m. Sunday to 7 p.m. Monday.

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This is the second winter storm within a week and could be the largest for this area so far this year.

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Burlington VT
248 PM EST Sat Feb 11 2017

NYZ026>031-034-035-087-VTZ001>012-016>019-121000-
/O.UPG.KBTV.WS.A.0001.170212T1200Z-170214T0000Z/
/O.NEW.KBTV.WS.W.0001.170212T1500Z-170214T0000Z/
Northern St. Lawrence-Northern Franklin-Eastern Clinton-
Southeastern St. Lawrence-Southern Franklin-Western Clinton-
Western Essex-Eastern Essex-Southwestern St. Lawrence-Grand Isle-
Western Franklin-Orleans-Essex-Western Chittenden-Lamoille-
Caledonia-Washington-Western Addison-Orange-Western Rutland-
Windsor-Eastern Franklin-Eastern Chittenden-Eastern Addison-
Eastern Rutland-
Including the cities of Massena, Malone, Plattsburgh, Star Lake,
Saranac Lake, Tupper Lake, Dannemora, Lake Placid, Port Henry,
Ticonderoga, Ogdensburg, Potsdam, Gouverneur, Alburgh,
South Hero, St. Albans, Newport, Island Pond, Burlington,
Johnson, Stowe, St. Johnsbury, Montpelier, Middlebury, Vergennes,
Bradford, Randolph, Rutland, Springfield, White River Junction,
Enosburg Falls, Richford, Underhill, Bristol, Ripton,
East Wallingford, and Killington
248 PM EST Sat Feb 11 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM SUNDAY TO 7 PM EST
MONDAY...

The National Weather Service in Burlington has issued a Winter
Storm Warning for heavy snow...which is in effect from 10 AM
Sunday to 7 PM EST Monday. The Winter Storm Watch is no longer in
effect.

* Locations...Northern New York and Vermont.

* Hazard Types...Snow...heavy at times.

* Accumulations...8 to 14 inches of snow with higher amounts
  possible in the higher terrain.

* Maximum Snowfall Rate...up to 1 inch per hour...mainly late
  Sunday through Sunday night.

* Timing...Snow will spread into the region late Sunday morning
  and afternoon. Snow will be heaviest later Sunday afternoon
  through Sunday night.

* Impacts...Snow covered roads and low visibilities will create
  hazardous travel conditions.

* Winds...Southeast 5 to 15 mph on Sunday...shifting northeast 10
  to 20 mph with gusts up to 35 mph on Monday.

* Temperatures...Highs Sunday and Monday in the upper 20s. Lows
  Sunday night range from 12 to 22.

* Visibilities...Less than one quarter mile 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.

Please stay tuned to NOAA Weather Radio...Your local media...or
Go to www.weather.gov/Burlington for further updates on this
weather situation.

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