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Wind Chill Watch
Issued: 6:42 PM EST Feb. 11, 2016 – National Weather Service

... Wind chill watch remains in effect from Saturday afternoon
through Sunday afternoon...

* locations... Mohawk Valley... greater capital region... Lake
George Saratoga region... Mid Hudson valley... Taconics...
Berkshires and Litchfield Hills.

* Hazard types... dangerous to potentially life threatening wind
chills.

* Wind chill readings... 25 to 40 below zero at times... with
northwest winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 40 mph.

* Timing... Saturday afternoon through Sunday afternoon.

* Impacts... wind chills will reach dangerous to potentially life
threatening levels. Frigid temperatures have the potential to
result in frozen pipes... frostbite and hypothermia in a short
amount of time.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A wind chill watch means the there is the potential for a
combination of very cold air and strong winds to create
dangerously low wind chill values. Monitor the latest forecasts
and warnings for updates on this situation.





Special Statement
Issued: 10:51 PM EST Feb. 11, 2016 – National Weather Service

... Potentially life threatening situation with extreme cold this
weekend...

* temperatures this weekend will fall into the single digits and
below zero across all of eastern New York and western New
England. Valley locations will average between 5 and 10 degrees
for high temperatures while higher terrain will remain at or
below zero. Overnight lows will drop below zero.

* Northwest winds of 10 to 20 mph will result in wind chill values
between 25 and 45 degrees below zero... with the coldest values
across the higher terrain. These values will result in frostbite
to occur in 10 minutes or less on exposed skin. Residents are
highly encouraged to take proper precautions with limiting
exposed skin.

* If you have not done so already... be sure to cover exposed pipes
to reduce the threat of frozen pipes or pipe bursts.

* Ensure your furnaces are in working order. Follow manufactures
instructions or utilize a qualified technician to ensure proper
and safe operation of your furnace.

* Never venture outdoors without wearing gloves... a hat and
several layers of clothing.

* Run water at a trickle and keep Cabinet doors open to prevent
pipes from freezing.

* Never use a stove or oven to heat your home or use an open flame
to melt frozen pipes. Many house fires result from these
practices.

* Never use a generator near or inside your home. Carbon monoxide
poisoning is deadly. Check or install Carbon monoxide
detectors.

* Check tire pressure and your car battery. Be sure your car has
a winter safety kit that includes a blanket... warm clothes and
gloves in case your car breaks down or becomes stranded.

* Take extra steps to keep your pets warm and know their limits to
cold.



1051 PM EST Thu Feb 11 2016

... Potentially life threatening situation with extreme cold this
weekend...

* temperatures this weekend will fall into the single digits and
below zero across all of eastern New York and western New
England. Valley locations will average between 5 and 10 degrees
for high temperatures while higher terrain will remain at or
below zero. Overnight lows will drop below zero.

* Northwest winds of 10 to 20 mph will result in wind chill values
between 25 and 45 degrees below zero... with the coldest values
across the higher terrain. These values will result in frostbite
to occur in 10 minutes or less on exposed skin. Residents are
highly encouraged to take proper precautions with limiting
exposed skin.

* If you have not done so already... be sure to cover exposed pipes
to reduce the threat of frozen pipes or pipe bursts.

* Ensure your furnaces are in working order. Follow manufactures
instructions or utilize a qualified technician to ensure proper
and safe operation of your furnace.

* Never venture outdoors without wearing gloves... a hat and
several layers of clothing.

* Run water at a trickle and keep Cabinet doors open to prevent
pipes from freezing.

* Never use a stove or oven to heat your home or use an open flame
to melt frozen pipes. Many house fires result from these
practices.

* Never use a generator near or inside your home. Carbon monoxide
poisoning is deadly. Check or install Carbon monoxide
detectors.

* Check tire pressure and your car battery. Be sure your car has
a winter safety kit that includes a blanket... warm clothes and
gloves in case your car breaks down or becomes stranded.

* Take extra steps to keep your pets warm and know their limits to
cold.


Local Storm Report
Issued: National Weather Service


02/11/2016 0700 am

7 miles NW of Gloversville, Fulton County.

Snow m3.2 inch, reported by co-op observer.


            24 hour snowfall. Co-op observer




02/11/2016 0700 am

7 miles NW of Gloversville, Fulton County.

Snow m3.2 inch, reported by co-op observer.


            24 hour snowfall. Co-op observer




02/10/2016 0700 am

7 miles NW of Gloversville, Fulton County.

Snow m1.7 inch, reported by co-op observer.


            24 hour snowfall. Co-op observer




02/10/2016 0700 am

7 miles NW of Gloversville, Fulton County.

Snow m1.7 inch, reported by co-op observer.


            24 hour snowfall. Co-op observer


Public Information Statement
Issued: 11:02 PM EST Feb. 11, 2016 – National Weather Service

The following are unofficial observations taken during the past 15
hours for the storm that has been affecting 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/Albany

********************storm total snowfall********************

Location storm total time/date comments
                     snowfall of
                     /inches/ measurement

Massachusetts

... Berkshire County...
   Lanesborough 2.0 410 PM 2/11 weathernet6
   Pittsfield 0.8 407 PM 2/11 weathernet6
   Savoy 0.5 403 PM 2/11 weathernet6

New York

... Hamilton County...
   Wells 1.0 432 PM 2/11 weathernet6

... Montgomery County...
   Amsterdam 0.2 433 PM 2/11 weathernet6

... Schoharie County...
   Summit 1.5 330 PM 2/11 weathernet6
   Jefferson 0.5 1054 am 2/11 weathernet6
   Schoharie 0.5 1013 am 2/11 weathernet6

Vermont

... Bennington County...
   Woodford 10.0 415 PM 2/11 weathernet6
   Landgrove 5.0 403 PM 2/11 weathernet6
   Manchester 4.8 352 PM 2/11 weathernet6


**********************24 hour snowfall**********************

Location 24 hour time/date comments
                     snowfall of
                     /inches/ measurement

Connecticut

... Litchfield County...
   Norfolk 1.2 800 am 2/11 co-op observer
   2 NNE Litchfield 0.4 800 am 2/11 cocorahs

New York

... Hamilton County...
   2 SW Indian Lake 0.5 830 am 2/11 co-op observer

... Montgomery County...
   5 W Fonda 0.4 900 am 2/11 cocorahs

... Rensselaer County...
   1 WNW Averill Park 0.5 800 am 2/11 cocorahs
   Brunswick 0.2 800 am 2/11 co-op observer

Vermont

... Windham County...
   Marlboro 0.4 800 am 2/11 co-op observer

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:2/11/2016, 410 PM, MA, Berkshire, Lanesborough, , , 42.50229, -73.27087, snow, 2.0, inch, weathernet6,
:2/11/2016, 407 PM, MA, Berkshire, Pittsfield, , , 42.478852, -73.274056, snow, 0.8, inch, weathernet6,
:2/11/2016, 403 PM, MA, Berkshire, Savoy, , , 42.59784, -73.04357, snow, 0.5, inch, weathernet6,
:2/11/2016, 432 PM, NY, Hamilton, Wells, , , 43.43943, -74.31615, snow, 1.0, inch, weathernet6,
:2/11/2016, 433 PM, NY, Montgomery, Amsterdam, , , 42.954678, -74.200854, snow, 0.2, inch, weathernet6,
:2/11/2016, 330 PM, NY, Schoharie, Summit, , , 42.597036, -74.593379, snow, 1.5, inch, weathernet6,
:2/11/2016, 1054 am, NY, Schoharie, Jefferson, , , 42.45879, -74.58172, snow, 0.5, inch, weathernet6,
:2/11/2016, 1013 am, NY, Schoharie, Schoharie, , , 42.6575, -74.29587, snow, 0.5, inch, weathernet6,
:2/11/2016, 415 PM, VT, Bennington, Woodford, , , 42.88864, -73.01248, snow, 10.0, inch, weathernet6,
:2/11/2016, 403 PM, VT, Bennington, Landgrove, , , 43.29158, -72.83854, snow, 5.0, inch, weathernet6,
:2/11/2016, 352 PM, VT, Bennington, Manchester, , , 43.173229, -73.047676, snow, 4.8, inch, weathernet6,
:2/11/2016, 800 am, CT, Litchfield, Norfolk, , , 41.9725, -73.220833333333, snow_24, 1.2, inch, co-op observer,
:2/11/2016, 800 am, CT, Litchfield, Litchfield, 2, NNE, 41.77445, -73.168992, snow_24, 0.4, inch, cocorahs,
:2/11/2016, 830 am, NY, Hamilton, Indian Lake, 2, SW, 43.755555555556, -74.276388888889, snow_24, 0.5, inch, co-op observer,
:2/11/2016, 900 am, NY, Montgomery, Fonda, 5, W, 42.964282, -74.47564, snow_24, 0.4, inch, cocorahs,
:2/11/2016, 800 am, NY, Rensselaer, Averill Park, 1, WNW, 42.6391, -73.5698, snow_24, 0.5, inch, cocorahs,
:2/11/2016, 800 am, NY, Rensselaer, Brunswick, , , 42.743055555556, -73.655, snow_24, 0.2, inch, co-op observer,
:2/11/2016, 800 am, VT, Windham, Marlboro, , , 42.837777777778, -72.735, snow_24, 0.4, inch, co-op observer,


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