Eastern Dutchess 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.

Special Statement
Statement as of 12:34 PM EST on November 26, 2014

...Periods of heavy snow to continue through the afternoon...

Snow...heavy at times...continues over the greater capital region...eastern Catskills...Mid Hudson valley...Taconics...Lake George Saratoga region...portions of the Mohawk River valley...and all of western New England. Bands of heavy snow will yield snow rates of 1 to 2 inches per hour in some areas...and near whiteout conditions are expected. Snow totals will quickly increase...with an additional 2 to 5 inches possible especially from the capital district south and east prior to 3 PM.

Snow covered roadways will cause slippery driving conditions accompanied by poor visibilities. Unless an emergency...please do not travel on the roadways...and if traveling...please keep emergency supplies in your vehicle.

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Public Information Statement
Statement as of 1:21 PM EST on November 26, 2014

The following are unofficial observations taken during the past 7 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... Litchfield 3.0 1220 PM 11/26 facebook Roxbury 2.1 1149 am 11/26 facebook

Massachusetts

...Berkshire County... Peru 5.3 1259 PM 11/26 trained spotter Mill River 5.0 1250 PM 11/26 facebook Savoy 3.8 1046 am 11/26 weathernet6 Pittsfield 3.5 1228 PM 11/26 facebook

New York

...Albany County... East Berne 2.0 1214 PM 11/26 facebook Ravena 1.0 1216 PM 11/26 facebook Cohoes 0.7 1112 am 11/26 weathernet6

...Columbia County... Hillsdale 3.9 1235 PM 11/26 trained spotter Ancramdale 3.8 1133 am 11/26 weathernet6 Taghkanic 2.5 1047 am 11/26 weathernet6 Hudson 2.2 1152 am 11/26 weathernet6 Ghent 1.5 1117 am 11/26 facebook Livingston 1.5 1052 am 11/26 weathernet6

...Dutchess County... Millbrook 4.5 1038 am 11/26 weathernet6 Hyde Park 3.0 110 PM 11/26 facebook Hopewell Junction 3.0 1214 PM 11/26 facebook Poughkeepsie 2.5 1243 PM 11/26 utility company Milan 2.0 1109 am 11/26 facebook

...Fulton County... fishhouse 0.5 1055 am 11/26 weathernet6

...Greene County... Elka Park 3.5 1220 PM 11/26 facebook Halcott Center 3.5 1059 am 11/26 weathernet6 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 Durham 2.0 1034 am 11/26 weathernet6 Earlton 1.5 1057 am 11/26 weathernet6

...Montgomery County... Tribes Hill 2.0 107 PM 11/26 facebook Hessville 0.5 1105 am 11/26 weathernet6 Amsterdam 0.1 1056 am 11/26 weathernet6

...Rensselaer County... Berlin 2.0 1222 PM 11/26 facebook Grafton 1.5 1113 am 11/26 weathernet6 Schaghticoke Hill 1.5 1228 PM 11/26 meteorologist

...Schenectady County... Delanson 0.5 1119 am 11/26 weathernet6

...Schoharie County... Richmondville 2.5 1136 am 11/26 weathernet6 Charlotteville 2.2 1044 am 11/26 weathernet6 Jefferson 2.0 1030 am 11/26 weathernet6 Summit 2.0 1031 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 Gardiner 2.0 1118 am 11/26 facebook Rosendale 2.0 1214 PM 11/26 facebook Saugerties 1.5 1053 am 11/26 weathernet6

Vermont

...Bennington County... Woodford 4.0 1118 am 11/26 weathernet6 Stamford 3.0 1236 PM 11/26 broadcast media Bromley Village 1.0 1251 PM 11/26 facebook West Arlington 0.2 1101 am 11/26 weathernet6

...Windham County... Wilmington 3.0 1253 PM 11/26 facebook Guilford 1.0 1135 am 11/26 facebook