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Winter Storm Warning

Statement as of 11:22 AM EST on November 26, 2014

Expires 7:00 AM EST on November 27, 2014


... Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until 7 am EST
Thursday...

* locations... Litchfield Hills... Berkshires... southern Vermont...
eastern Catskills... Mid Hudson valley... Taconics... greater
capital region... Schoharie valley... helderbergs... Lake George
Saratoga region... central and eastern Mohawk Valley.

* Hazard types... heavy snow and some drifting snow.

* Snow accumulations... 8 to 16 inches. Greatest totals expected
across the higher elevations of the Catskills... Berkshires and
southern greens.

* Maximum snowfall rates... 1 to 3 inches per hour expected from
this afternoon into the early evening.

* Timing... snow will spread from south to north into the early
afternoon... and be heavy at times. The snow will be heaviest
during the mid afternoon into the evening with the snow
tapering off late tonight.

* Impacts... this storm will significantly impact Holiday
travel... making driving dangerous at times with snow covered
roads and poor visibilities. Isolated power outages will be
possible where the heaviest snow occurs.

* Visibilities... less than one half mile at times.

* Winds... north 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 25 mph.

* Temperatures... in the mid 20s to mid 30s.

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.





Special Statement

Statement as of 3:42 PM EST on November 26, 2014

Expires 6:00 PM EST on November 26, 2014


... Periods of moderate to heavy snow to continue through the
afternoon...

Snow... heavy at times... continues over the greater capital
region... eastern Catskills... Mid Hudson valley... Taconics... Lake
George Saratoga region... southeastern Adirondacks... portions of
the Mohawk River valley... and all of western New England. All
areas will see snowfall rates of a half inch to 1 inch per hour
with localized bands of heavy snow yielding brief snow bursts near
2 inches per hour... and near whiteout conditions. Snow totals will
quickly increase... with an additional 2 to 4 inches possible
through 6 PM.

Snow covered roadways will cause slippery driving conditions
accompanied by poor visibilities. Unless an emergency... please do
not travel on the roadways... and if traveling... please keep
emergency supplies in your vehicle.


Public Information Statement

Statement as of 3:45 PM EST on November 26, 2014


The following are unofficial observations taken during the past 4
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

Connecticut

... Litchfield County...
   Roxbury 3.2 215 PM 11/26 facebook
   Litchfield 3.0 1220 PM 11/26 facebook

Massachusetts

... Berkshire County...
   Monterey 6.0 155 PM 11/26 facebook
   Peru 5.3 1259 PM 11/26 trained spotter
   Mill River 5.0 1240 PM 11/26 facebook
   Otis 4.5 128 PM 11/26 trained spotter
   Pittsfield 3.5 1228 PM 11/26 facebook

New York

... Albany County...
   North Bethlehem 2.3 145 PM 11/26 facebook
   East Berne 2.0 1214 PM 11/26 facebook
   Ravena 1.0 1216 PM 11/26 facebook

... Columbia County...
   West Taghkanic 4.5 200 PM 11/26 facebook
   Hudson 3.9 126 PM 11/26 weathernet6
   Hillsdale 3.9 1235 PM 11/26 trained spotter
   Kinderhook 2.3 1241 PM 11/26 weathernet6

... Dutchess County...
   Hyde Park 3.0 110 PM 11/26 facebook
   Hopewell Junction 3.0 1214 PM 11/26 facebook
   Poughkeepsie 2.5 1243 PM 11/26 utility company

... Fulton County...
   fishhouse 5.5 154 PM 11/26 weathernet6

... Greene County...
   Elka Park 3.5 1220 PM 11/26 facebook
   Freehold 3.3 120 PM 11/26 facebook
   East Jewett 3.1 1215 PM 11/26 trained spotter
   Windham 3.0 1221 PM 11/26 facebook

... Montgomery County...
   Hessville 5.2 207 PM 11/26 weathernet6
   1 SSW blue corners 3.0 200 PM 11/26 facebook
   Tribes Hill 2.0 106 PM 11/26 facebook

... Rensselaer County...
   Berlin 2.0 1222 PM 11/26 facebook
   Schaghticoke Hill 1.5 1228 PM 11/26 meteorologist
   Hoosick Falls 1.5 1251 PM 11/26 weathernet6

... Saratoga County...
   Clifton Park 4.0 325 PM 11/26 trained spotter
   Malta 3.0 208 PM 11/26 weathernet6
   Saratoga Springs 3.0 216 PM 11/26 retired NWS emp.
   Gansevoort 2.5 218 PM 11/26 NWS employee

... Schenectady County...
   1 SSW aqueduct 4.3 320 PM 11/26 NWS employee
   Schenectady - ge plo 4.0 330 PM 11/26 NWS employee
   1 NNE Hawthorne Hill 3.3 325 PM 11/26 NWS employee

... Ulster County...
   Milton 5.0 1249 PM 11/26 facebook
   Woodstock 3.3 245 PM 11/26 public
   2 N Esopus 3.0 1219 PM 11/26 facebook
   Rosendale 2.0 1214 PM 11/26 facebook

... Warren County...
   Thurman 3.5 140 PM 11/26 facebook

... Washington County...
   Fort Edward 2.0 148 PM 11/26 Emergency Mngr

Vermont

... Bennington County...
   Stamford 3.0 1236 PM 11/26 broadcast media
   Bromley Village 1.0 1251 PM 11/26 facebook

... Windham County...
   Guilford 3.5 155 PM 11/26 trained spotter
   Wilmington 3.0 1245 PM 11/26 facebook


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