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BLIZZARD WARNING
Warning Issue Date: 328 PM EST MON JAN 26 2015
Warning Expiration: 1130 PM EST MON JAN 26 2015
...BLIZZARD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EST TUESDAY
NIGHT...

* LOCATIONS...NEW HAVEN...MIDDLESEX...NEW LONDON AND SOUTHERN
FAIRFIELD COUNTIES IN CONNECTICUT. HUDSON...EASTERN BERGEN...
EASTERN ESSEX AND EASTERN UNION COUNTIES IN NEW JERSEY.
SOUTHERN WESTCHESTER...NEW YORK (MANHATTAN)...BRONX...RICHMOND
(STATEN ISLAND)...KINGS (BROOKLYN)...SUFFOLK...QUEENS AND
NASSAU COUNTIES IN NEW YORK.

* HAZARD TYPES...HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW...WITH BLIZZARD
CONDITIONS.

* ACCUMULATIONS...20 TO 30 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER
AMOUNTS...ESPECIALLY ACROSS LONG ISLAND AND CONNECTICUT.

* SNOWFALL RATES...2 TO 4 INCHES PER HOUR LATE TONIGHT INTO
TUESDAY MORNING.

* WINDS...NORTH 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 55 MPH. GUSTS UP TO
70 MPH POSSIBLE ACROSS EXTREME EASTERN LONG ISLAND.

* VISIBILITIES...ONE QUARTER MILE OR LESS AT TIMES.

* TEMPERATURES...LOWER TO MID 20S.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL BE HEAVY AT TIMES THROUGH TUESDAY. THE
HEAVIEST SNOW AND STRONGEST WINDS WILL BE OVERNIGHT INTO TUESDAY
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.

ALL UNNECESSARY TRAVEL IS DISCOURAGED BEGINNING MONDAY
AFTERNOON...TO ALLOW PEOPLE ALREADY ON THE ROAD TO SAFELY REACH
THEIR DESTINATIONS BEFORE THE HEAVY SNOW BEGINS...AND TO ALLOW
SNOW REMOVAL EQUIPMENT TO BEGIN TO CLEAR ROADS.

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