Heavy Snow, Wind To Hit Upper Valley
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.
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 The Winter Storm Watch is no longer in effect.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.