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Winter Storm Watch, Wind Chill Advisory

Statement as of 3:34 AM EST on January 31, 2015

Expires 12:00 PM EST on January 31, 2015


... Wind Chill Advisory remains in effect until noon EST today...
... Winter Storm Watch in effect from Sunday evening through
Monday afternoon...

The National Weather Service in New York has issued a Winter
Storm Watch... which is in effect from Sunday evening through
Monday afternoon.

* Accumulations... snow accumulation of 8 to 12 inches... along
with less than a tenth of an inch of ice.

* Locations... the lower Hudson Valley... northeast New Jersey
roughly north of Interstate 80... and much of southern
Connecticut.

* Hazard types... hazardous wind chills... and snow.

* Wind chills... as low as around 15 below due to temperatures in
the single digits... and northwest winds sustained at 10 to 20
mph.

* Timing... this morning... then Sunday night and Monday.

* Impacts... frostbite and hypothermia if precautions are not
taken. Hazardous travel Sunday night and Monday.

* Visibilities... one quarter to one half mile at times.


Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Wind Chill Advisory means that very cold air and strong winds
will combine to generate low wind chills that could lead to
frostbite and hypothermia if precautions are not taken. If you
venture outdoors... make sure you wear a wind repellent coat... hat
and gloves.

A Winter Storm Watch means there is a potential for significant
snow... sleet... or ice accumulations that may impact travel.
Continue to monitor the latest forecasts.






Public Information Statement

Statement as of 3:49 AM EST on January 31, 2015


... Winter storm preparedness information...

A Winter Storm Watch has been posted for the tri-state area. This
means hazardous winter weather conditions... such as heavy snow or
ice may affect the area in the next 24 to 48 hours... but its
occurrence... location and timing are still uncertain.

Stay tuned to NOAA all hazards weather radio... your local
media... or visit our web site at... weather.Gov/NYC as this watch
may be upgraded to a warning.

Before the storm strikes... be prepared.

At home or work the following items should to be available...

   * flashlights and extra batteries.

   * Canned food and a manual opener... bottled water and essential
medications.

   * A first aid kit.

   * Sufficient heating fuel.

   * A working fire extinguisher and smoke alarm.

   * Salt and sand.

   * A battery powered radio.

Make sure your pets have plenty of food... water and shelter.

Make sure your vehicle is fully checked and winterized. Carry a
winter storm survival kit including blankets... cell phone... a
flashlight with extra batteries... a shovel and a map.

If you become stranded in your vehicle... ensure the tail pipe is
clear... then stay inside... run the engine 10 minutes each hour for
heat... keep your window open to avoid Carbon monoxide
poisoning... and from time to time exercise body parts to keep
blood circulating and to keep warm. Tie a colored cloth to your
vehicle.

If caught outside... try to stay dry and cover exposed body parts.

For additional information on preparing for winter storms... please
visit... weather.Gov/NYC/winterweather.Html


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Minnesota - Winter Weather Advisory
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