Southern Middlesex Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Winter Weather Advisory
Statement as of 4:01 AM EST on March 03, 2015

... Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect from 3 PM this
afternoon to 10 am EST Wednesday...

* locations... the lower Hudson Valley... most of southern
Connecticut... and parts of northeast New Jersey.

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

* Accumulations... snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches... along with
around a tenth of inch of ice or less.

* Temperatures... in the lower 30s.

* Timing... snow develops late this afternoon... then mixes with
sleet and freezing rain tonight before a changeover to freezing
rain late at night.

* Impacts... snow covered surfaces... coated with ice... will make
traveling difficult at times.

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.





Record Report
Statement as of 10:57 am EST on March 03, 2015

... .record minimum average monthly temperature set at Kennedy NY...

A record minimum average monthly temperature of 24.5 was set at
Kennedy NY for February 2015. The previous coldest average monthly
temperature for February recorded at Kennedy was 25.0 in 1979.

Records at Kennedy began on July 17 1948.


Public Information Statement
Statement as of 10:58 am EST on March 3, 2015

... Record setting cold temperatures across the forecast area...

The average temperature for February 2015 at Islip NY was 21.6.
This breaks the old record for the coldest average monthly
temperature for the month of February of 27.1 in 2007. This also
breaks the record for the all time coldest average monthly
temperature of 23.5 set in January 2004.

The average temperature for February 2015 at Bridgeport CT was
19.9. This breaks the old record for the coldest average monthly
temperature for the month of February of 24.1 in 1978. This also
breaks the record for the all time coldest average monthly
temperature of 21.9 set in January 2004.

A record minimum average monthly temperature of 24.5 was set at
Kennedy NY for February 2015. The previous coldest average monthly
temperature for February recorded at Kennedy was 25.0 in 1979.


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