Western Ulster Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Winter Storm Warning
Statement as of 9:53 PM EST on January 26, 2015

...Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until 1 am EST Wednesday...

* locations...eastern Catskills...Mid Hudson valley...Taconics... Berkshires...and southern Vermont.

* Hazard types...heavy snow.

* Snow accumulations...10 to 18 inches...with up to 24 inches across the southern Berkshires.

* Maximum snowfall rates...2 to 3 inches per hour.

* Timing...light snow will continue through midnight. It will become heavy at times after midnight...and continue heavy a times into Tuesday. It will then taper off Tuesday night.

* Impacts...very dangerous travel conditions due to snow covered roadways and low visibility. Some blowing snow and drifting snow will also be likely...mainly in outlying areas. Some roads may become impassable.

* Winds...north 10 to 15 mph...increasing to 15 to 20 mph tonight into Tuesday...with gusts up to 30 mph.

* Temperatures...10 to 20 degrees.

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 10:44 PM EST on January 26, 2015

The following are unofficial observations taken during the past 4 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

New York

...Albany County... Preston Hollow 1.1 851 PM 1/26 weathernet6 Ravena 0.4 726 PM 1/26 weathernet6

...Columbia County... Austerlitz 0.2 858 PM 1/26 weathernet6

...Dutchess County... Millbrook 0.8 909 PM 1/26 weathernet6