Winter Storm Warning
Statement as of 4:46 PM EDT on March 11, 2014
... Winter Storm Warning in effect from 7 am Wednesday to 11 am
The National Weather Service in Albany has issued a Winter Storm
Warning for heavy snow... sleet and freezing rain... which is in
effect from 7 am Wednesday to 11 am EDT Thursday. The Winter Storm
Watch is no longer in effect.
* Locations... central Mohawk Valley... helderbergs... Schoharie
valley... Saratoga Glens Falls areas and southern Vermont.
* Hazard types... heavy snow... .sleet and freezing rain.
* Timing... snow or mixed precipitation will begin early Wednesday
morning. The precipitation will likely change to mainly rain in
most areas by around noon on Wednesday. Late in the day the
precipitation will change back to sleet and freezing rain... and
then to snow Wednesday evening. Snow... heavy at times will then
continue through most of the night.
* Snow and sleet accumulations... 7 to 14 inches of snow with the
highest amounts across northern parts of this region. Up to half
an inch or sleet is also possible.
* Ice accumulations... up to a quarter of an inch of icing.
* Maximum snowfall rates... more than one inch per hour at times
late Wednesday afternoon and night.
* Impacts... snow and ice covered roads and poor visibility will
make for dangerous travel conditions. The combination of a heavy
wet snow and icing... along with the brisk winds... could result
in isolated power outages.
* Winds... northeast winds increasing to 10 to 20 mph during the
day... then shifting to the northwest at night... with gusts up to
35 mph possible.
* Visibilities... as low as a quarter mile at times... especially
* Temperatures... highs in the 30s Wednesday... falling into the
teens and single digits Wednesday night.
A Winter Storm Warning means significant amounts of snow...
sleet... and ice are expected or occurring. Strong winds are also
possible. This will make travel very hazardous or impossible.
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