Eastern Greene Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Wind Chill Advisory
Statement as of 6:43 AM EST on January 30, 2015

...Wind Chill Advisory remains in effect from 6 PM this evening to 11 am EST Saturday...

* locations...Litchfield County...Berkshires...greater capital region...Mid Hudson valley and the Catskills.

* Hazard types...dangerous wind chills.

* Wind chill...as low as 24 below.

* Timing...tonight through Saturday morning.

* Winds...northwest 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.

* Temperatures...dropping to around zero or a little lower tonight.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Wind Chill Advisory means that very cold air and strong winds will combine to generate low wind chills. This will result in frost bite and lead to hypothermia if precautions are not taken. If you must venture outdoors...make sure you wear a hat and gloves.

Special Statement
Statement as of 5:15 AM EST on January 30, 2015

..snow covered and slippery roads could make for a slower than normal morning drive across the capital region...Mid Hudson valley...Catskills...Berkshires and Litchfield County.

Periods of snow have produced an inch or two in many areas overnight. While treated roads might be mostly wet...there could be patches of black ice on them...especially ramps and overpasses.

Secondary roads are likely to be snow covered and slippery.

If you are out this morning driving or walking...allow a little extra time to reach your destination and exercise caution.

An additional inch or two of snow is expected to fall before the snow tapers to scattered snow showers by afternoon.

Then...it will turn windy with falling temperatures during the afternoon.

By tonight...dangerous wind chills are expected as temperatures tumble to near zero along with gusty winds making feel even colder.

Public Information Statement
Statement as of 6:45 am EST on January 30, 2015

The following are unofficial observations taken during the past 6 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 2.0 519 am 1/30 weathernet6 Clarksburg 1.8 422 am 1/30 weathernet6

New York

...Albany County... Altamont 3.0 408 am 1/30 weathernet6

...Columbia County... Ancramdale 0.9 444 am 1/30 weathernet6

...Dutchess County... Red Oaks Mill 2.2 525 am 1/30 trained spotter

...Fulton County... Johnstown 4.0 325 am 1/30 weathernet6 fishhouse 2.0 325 am 1/30 weathernet6

...Greene County... Ashland 3.0 517 am 1/30 weathernet6 Halcott Center 3.0 359 am 1/30 weathernet6 West Kill 2.0 519 am 1/30 weathernet6 Catskill 0.8 426 am 1/30 weathernet6 greenvile 0.2 400 am 1/30 weathernet6

...Hamilton County... Long Lake 1.0 437 am 1/30 facebook Indian Lake 1.0 349 am 1/30 weathernet6

...Montgomery County... Fonda 2.5 352 am 1/30 weathernet6 Amsterdam 1.8 440 am 1/30 weathernet6 Palatine Bridge 1.5 407 am 1/30 weathernet6

...Saratoga County... Milton 1.8 413 am 1/30 weathernet6

...Schenectady County... Duanesburg 2.0 522 am 1/30 weathernet6

...Schoharie County... Charlotteville 2.2 310 am 1/30 weathernet6 Middleburgh 1.0 327 am 1/30 weathernet6

...Ulster County... Highland 2.9 540 am 1/30 trained spotter West Shokan 2.5 332 am 1/30 weathernet6 Kingston 1.9 345 am 1/30 weathernet6 Phoenicia 1.0 517 am 1/30 weathernet6

...Warren County... Lake Luzerne 2.2 442 am 1/30 weathernet6 Warrensburg 1.0 525 am 1/30 weathernet6

...Washington County... Hudson Falls 1.5 436 am 1/30 weathernet6

Vermont

...Bennington County... West Arlington 3.5 415 am 1/30 weathernet6 Manchester 1.2 440 am 1/30 weathernet6