Northern Fairfield Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Winter Storm Warning
Statement as of 3:50 PM EST on January 31, 2015

...Winter Storm Warning in effect from 7 PM Sunday to 6 PM EST Monday...

The National Weather Service in New York has issued a Winter Storm Warning for heavy snow...which is in effect from 7 PM Sunday to 6 PM EST Monday. The Winter Storm Watch is no longer in effect.

* Accumulations...snow accumulation of 10 to 14 inches.

* Locations...interior portions of the lower Hudson Valley and southwestern Connecticut.

* Hazard types...heavy snow.

* Timing...Sunday night and Monday.

* Temperatures...in the lower 20s.

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

* Visibilities...one quarter mile or less at times.

* Snowfall rates...occasionally 1 to 2 inches per hour late Sunday night into early Monday afternoon.

* Impacts...hazardous travel due to reduced visibilities and significant snow accumulations.

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.

Public Information Statement
Statement as of 1:23 PM EST on January 31, 2015

The following are unofficial observations taken during the past 24 hours within 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/NYC

***********************peak wind gust***********************

Location Max wind time/date comments gust of mph measurement

Connecticut

...Fairfield County... Bridgeport Airport 49 940 am 1/31 ASOS Danbury Airport 48 751 am 1/31 ASOS

...New Haven County... New Haven 42 210 am 1/31 ASOS Meriden 40 951 am 1/31 ASOS

...New London County... Groton Airport 46 251 am 1/31 ASOS

New Jersey

...Bergen County... Teterboro 38 1038 PM 1/30 ASOS

...Essex County... Caldwell Airport 45 801 PM 1/30 ASOS Newark Airport 43 554 PM 1/30 ASOS

New York

...New York County... Central Park 44 501 am 1/31 ASOS

...Orange County... Montgomery Airport 44 715 PM 1/30 ASOS

...Queens County... NYC/JFK Airport 49 717 PM 1/30 ASOS NYC/La Guardia 46 700 PM 1/30 ASOS

...Suffolk County... 4 ENE Plum Island 54 849 am 1/31 mesonet Shirley Airport 49 729 am 1/31 ASOS Eatons Neck 49 420 am 1/31 mesonet Islip Airport 48 651 am 1/31 ASOS East Moriches 48 831 am 1/31 mesonet Westhampton Airport 48 1026 am 1/31 ASOS Napeague 46 936 am 1/31 mesonet Mecox 46 202 am 1/31 mesonet Fishers Island 45 642 am 1/31 mesonet Blue Point 42 820 am 1/31 mesonet Montauk 42 739 am 1/31 ASOS East Farmingdale 38 348 am 1/31 ASOS

...Westchester County... White Plains Airport 44 941 PM 1/30 ASOS

***********************sustained wind***********************

Location wind time/date comments speed of mph measurement

Connecticut

...Fairfield County... Bridgeport Airport 33 941 am 1/31 ASOS

...New London County... Groton Airport 35 745 am 1/31 ASOS

New Jersey

...Essex County... Newark Airport 31 1141 PM 1/30 ASOS

New York

...Queens County... NYC/JFK Airport 38 1152 PM 1/30 ASOS NYC/La Guardia 36 917 PM 1/30 ASOS

...Suffolk County... Eatons Neck 38 335 am 1/31 mesonet Shirley Airport 37 742 am 1/31 ASOS Islip Airport 37 753 am 1/31 ASOS Westhampton Airport 37 1008 am 1/31 ASOS

...Westchester County... White Plains Airport 33 846 PM 1/30 ASOS