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Winter Weather Advisory

Statement as of 4:08 PM EST on January 17, 2017

Expires 7:00 AM EST on January 18, 2017


... Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until 7 am EST
Wednesday...

* locations... southern Vermont... the Berkshires and Litchfield
County.

* Hazard types... freezing rain... snow and sleet.

* Snow and sleet accumulations... up to 1 inch across the
Litchfield Hills and lower elevations in the Berkshires... with
2 to 6 inches across higher elevations of the Berkshires and
southern Green Mountains... as well as across eastern Windham
County Vermont.

* Ice accumulations... one tenth to one quarter of an inch possible
across higher elevations of the Berkshires... with generally
under one tenth of an inch across higher elevations of the
Litchfield Hills and southern Green Mountains... with just a
trace in valley locations.

* Timing... a mix of freezing rain... sleet and some snow will
continue this... alternating between precipitation types. Plain
rain may occur at times in lower elevations of Litchfield
County. Precipitation intensity will toward daybreak.

* Impacts... snow and ice covered roadways will make for hazardous
travel. Untreated walkways... driveways and sidewalks will be
very slippery. Isolated to scattered power outages are possible
in areas that receive the most significant freezing rain.

* Winds... east 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 30 mph.

* Temperatures... falling into the lower 30s.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow... sleet... or
freezing rain will cause travel difficulties. Be prepared for
slippery roads and limited visibilities... and use caution while
driving.





Special Statement

Statement as of 3:06 PM EST on January 17, 2017

Expires 9:00 PM EST on January 17, 2017


... Areas of freezing rain will increase through early this
evening...

A mix of rain and sleet, with some pockets of freezing rain, are
currently occurring or will shortly develop across portions of
the Mid Hudson valley, Litchfield County, the Berkshires and
southern Green Mountains over the next couple of hours.
Temperatures are expected to fall a couple of degrees through
early this evening, allowing areas of freezing rain and icing to
expand.

Untreated ground surfaces which are initially wet are expected to
become ice covered during the evening commute. Motorists and
pedestrians are strongly advised to use extra caution if driving
or walking through this evening.

Bridges and elevated Road surfaces, Highway on and off ramps,
less traveled secondary roads, and also parking lots, sidewalks
and driveways will be particularly susceptible to ice formation
through early this evening.


306 PM EST Tue Jan 17 2017

... Areas of freezing rain will increase through early this
evening...

A mix of rain and sleet, with some pockets of freezing rain, are
currently occurring or will shortly develop across portions of
the Mid Hudson valley, Litchfield County, the Berkshires and
southern Green Mountains over the next couple of hours.
Temperatures are expected to fall a couple of degrees through
early this evening, allowing areas of freezing rain and icing to
expand.

Untreated ground surfaces which are initially wet are expected to
become ice covered during the evening commute. Motorists and
pedestrians are strongly advised to use extra caution if driving
or walking through this evening.

Bridges and elevated Road surfaces, Highway on and off ramps,
less traveled secondary roads, and also parking lots, sidewalks
and driveways will be particularly susceptible to ice formation
through early this evening.



Public Information Statement

Statement as of 6:55 PM EST on January 17, 2017

Expires 6:55 AM EST on January 18, 2017


The following are unofficial observations taken during the past 11
hours for the storm that has been affecting our region. Appreciation
is extended to Highway departments... cooperative observers... Skywarn
spotters and media for these reports. This summary is also available
on our home Page at weather.Gov/Albany

********************storm total snowfall********************

Location storm total time/date comments
                     snowfall of
                     /inches/ measurement

New York

... Hamilton County...
   Wells 0.2 549 PM 1/17 weathernet6

... Saratoga County...
   Milton 0.1 456 PM 1/17 weathernet6

Vermont

... Bennington County...
   Landgrove 1.5 605 PM 1/17 weathernet6


***********************storm total ice***********************

Location storm total time/date comments
                          ice of
                     /inches/ measurement

New York

... Saratoga County...
   1 NNW Grays Corners T 521 PM 1/17 trace

... Schenectady County...
   1 NNE Hawthorne Hill T 650 PM 1/17 trace
   Schenectady-ge plot T 638 PM 1/17 trace


*****metadata*****
:1/17/2017, 549 PM, NY, Hamilton, Wells, , , 43.43943, -74.31615, snow, 0.2, inch, weathernet6,
:1/17/2017, 456 PM, NY, Saratoga, Milton, , , 43.06068, -73.856897, snow, 0.1, inch, weathernet6,
:1/17/2017, 605 PM, VT, Bennington, Landgrove, , , 43.29158, -72.83854, snow, 1.5, inch, weathernet6,
:1/17/2017, 521 PM, NY, Saratoga, Grays Corners, 1, NNW, 42.8336, -73.7633, ice, T, inch, trained spotter, trace
:1/17/2017, 650 PM, NY, Schenectady, Hawthorne Hill, 1, NNE, 42.8111776773, -73.873046376, ice, T, inch, NWS employee, trace
:1/17/2017, 638 PM, NY, Schenectady, Schenectady-ge plot, , , 42.82, -73.92, ice, T, inch, NWS employee, trace


Iaa


655 PM EST Tue Jan 17 2017

The following are unofficial observations taken during the past 11
hours for the storm that has been affecting our region. Appreciation
is extended to Highway departments... cooperative observers... Skywarn
spotters and media for these reports. This summary is also available
on our home Page at weather.Gov/Albany

********************storm total snowfall********************

Location storm total time/date comments
                     snowfall of
                     /inches/ measurement

New York

... Hamilton County...
   Wells 0.2 549 PM 1/17 weathernet6

... Saratoga County...
   Milton 0.1 456 PM 1/17 weathernet6

Vermont

... Bennington County...
   Landgrove 1.5 605 PM 1/17 weathernet6


***********************storm total ice***********************

Location storm total time/date comments
                          ice of
                     /inches/ measurement

New York

... Saratoga County...
   1 NNW Grays Corners T 521 PM 1/17 trace

... Schenectady County...
   1 NNE Hawthorne Hill T 650 PM 1/17 trace
   Schenectady-ge plot T 638 PM 1/17 trace


*****metadata*****
:1/17/2017, 549 PM, NY, Hamilton, Wells, , , 43.43943, -74.31615, snow, 0.2, inch, weathernet6,
:1/17/2017, 456 PM, NY, Saratoga, Milton, , , 43.06068, -73.856897, snow, 0.1, inch, weathernet6,
:1/17/2017, 605 PM, VT, Bennington, Landgrove, , , 43.29158, -72.83854, snow, 1.5, inch, weathernet6,
:1/17/2017, 521 PM, NY, Saratoga, Grays Corners, 1, NNW, 42.8336, -73.7633, ice, T, inch, trained spotter, trace
:1/17/2017, 650 PM, NY, Schenectady, Hawthorne Hill, 1, NNE, 42.8111776773, -73.873046376, ice, T, inch, NWS employee, trace
:1/17/2017, 638 PM, NY, Schenectady, Schenectady-ge plot, , , 42.82, -73.92, ice, T, inch, NWS employee, trace


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