Winter Storm Warning 02-07-16

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*Winter Storm Warning*

* ACCUMULATIONS…SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 4 TO 8 INCHES.

* WINDS…NORTHEAST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH 30 TO 35 MPH GUSTS.

— Full Alert —

…HEAVY SNOW ACROSS EASTERN LONG ISLAND AND SOUTHEAST CONNECTICUT
ON MONDAY…

…WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TO 6 PM EST MONDAY…

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN UPTON HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM
WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW…WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TO 6 PM EST
MONDAY.

* LOCATIONS…SUFFOLK COUNTY.

* HAZARD TYPES…HEAVY SNOW AND WIND.

* ACCUMULATIONS…SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 4 TO 8 INCHES.

* WINDS…NORTHEAST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH 30 TO 35 MPH GUSTS.

* TEMPERATURES…IN THE LOWER 30S.

* VISIBILITIES…ONE QUARTER TO ONE HALF MILE AT TIMES.

* TIMING…SNOW DEVELOPS LATE TONIGHT…AND THEN THE HEAVIEST SNOW
WILL FALL FROM THE MONDAY MORNING COMMUTE THROUGH MONDAY
AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS…THE COMBINATION OF STRONG WINDS AND A HEAVY WET SNOW
WILL BRING DOWN TREE LIMBS AND POWER LINES. HAZARDOUS TRAVEL
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED DUE TO GREATLY REDUCED VISIBILITIES AND
SIGNIFICANT SNOW ACCUMULATIONS. BLOWING AND DRIFTING OF SNOW
WITH NEAR BLIZZARD CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED DUE TO STRONG WINDS.

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