Northern New London 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 snow...sleet...and freezing rain...which is in effect from 7 PM Sunday to 6 PM EST Monday. The Winter Storm Watch is no longer in effect.

* Accumulations...snow and sleet accumulation of 5 to 10 inches...along with a tenth to a quarter of an inch of ice.

* Locations...central portions of the lower Hudson Valley...interior portions of northeastern New Jersey...and much of southern Connecticut.

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

* Timing...Sunday night and Monday.

* Temperatures...in the mid 20s.

* Winds...northeast 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph.

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

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

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