Eastern Albany Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Winter Storm Warning
Statement as of 11:22 AM EST on November 26, 2014

...Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until 7 am EST Thursday...

* locations...Litchfield Hills...Berkshires...southern Vermont... eastern Catskills...Mid Hudson valley...Taconics...greater capital region...Schoharie valley...helderbergs...Lake George Saratoga region...central and eastern Mohawk Valley.

* Hazard types...heavy snow and some drifting snow.

* Snow accumulations...8 to 16 inches. Greatest totals expected across the higher elevations of the Catskills...Berkshires and southern greens.

* Maximum snowfall rates...1 to 3 inches per hour expected from this afternoon into the early evening.

* Timing...snow will spread from south to north into the early afternoon...and be heavy at times. The snow will be heaviest during the mid afternoon into the evening with the snow tapering off late tonight.

* Impacts...this storm will significantly impact Holiday travel... making driving dangerous at times with snow covered roads and poor visibilities. Isolated power outages will be possible where the heaviest snow occurs.

* Visibilities...less than one half mile at times.

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

* Temperatures...in the mid 20s to mid 30s.

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 2:32 PM EST on November 26, 2014

The following are unofficial observations taken during the past 3 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

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

Connecticut

...Litchfield County... Roxbury 3.2 215 PM 11/26 facebook Litchfield 3.0 1220 PM 11/26 facebook

Massachusetts

...Berkshire County... Monterey 6.0 155 PM 11/26 facebook Peru 5.3 1259 PM 11/26 trained spotter Mill River 5.0 1250 PM 11/26 facebook Otis 4.5 128 PM 11/26 trained spotter Pittsfield 3.5 1228 PM 11/26 facebook

New York

...Albany County... North Bethlehem 2.3 145 PM 11/26 facebook East Berne 2.0 1214 PM 11/26 facebook Ravena 1.0 1216 PM 11/26 facebook

...Columbia County... West Taghkanic 4.5 200 PM 11/26 facebook Hillsdale 3.9 1235 PM 11/26 trained spotter Ancramdale 3.8 1133 am 11/26 weathernet6 Kinderhook 2.3 1241 PM 11/26 weathernet6 Hudson 2.2 1152 am 11/26 weathernet6

...Dutchess County... Hyde Park 3.0 100 PM 11/26 facebook Hopewell Junction 3.0 1214 PM 11/26 facebook Poughkeepsie 2.5 1243 PM 11/26 utility company

...Greene County... Elka Park 3.5 1220 PM 11/26 facebook Freehold 3.3 120 PM 11/26 facebook East Jewett 3.1 1215 PM 11/26 trained spotter Windham 3.0 1221 PM 11/26 facebook

...Montgomery County... 1 SSW blue corners 3.0 200 PM 11/26 facebook Hessville 2.0 1158 am 11/26 weathernet6 Tribes Hill 2.0 107 PM 11/26 facebook

...Rensselaer County... Berlin 2.0 1222 PM 11/26 facebook Schaghticoke Hill 1.5 1228 PM 11/26 meteorologist Hoosick Falls 1.5 1251 PM 11/26 weathernet6

...Saratoga County... Saratoga Springs 3.0 216 PM 11/26 retired NWS emp. Gansevoort 2.5 218 PM 11/26 NWS employee

...Schoharie County... Richmondville 2.5 1136 am 11/26 weathernet6

...Ulster County... Milton 5.0 1249 PM 11/26 facebook 2 N Esopus 3.0 1219 PM 11/26 facebook Woodstock 2.5 1229 PM 11/26 trained spotter Rosendale 2.0 1214 PM 11/26 facebook

...Warren County... Thurman 3.5 140 PM 11/26 facebook

...Washington County... Fort Edward 2.0 148 PM 11/26 Emergency Mngr

Vermont

...Bennington County... Stamford 3.0 1236 PM 11/26 broadcast media Bromley Village 1.0 1251 PM 11/26 facebook

...Windham County... Guilford 3.5 155 PM 11/26 trained spotter Wilmington 3.0 1245 PM 11/26 facebook