Winter Storm Watch
Statement as of 9:08 PM EDT on March 10, 2014
... Winter Storm Watch remains in effect from Wednesday morning
through Thursday morning...
* locations... eastern Catskills... Mohawk and Schoharie valleys...
greater capital region... Hudson Valley of Greene and Columbia
counties... Taconics... Berkshires... Lake George Saratoga region
and southern Vermont. .
* hazard types... heavy snow... .mixed with sleet and freezing
* Maximum snowfall rates... one to two inches per hour possible
* Timing... snow will begin early in the day on Wednesday. The
snow will mix with rain... sleet and freezing rain. Mixed
precipitation will change back to snow Wednesday evening.
* Snow and sleet accumulations... 7 or more inches possible.
* Ice accumulations... up to to a quarter of an inch... mainly
south and east of the capital region.
* Impacts... snow and ice covered roads and low visibility will
make for potentially dangerous travel. The combination of a
heavy wet snow... some freezing rain and wind could result in
isolated to scattered power outages.
* Winds... northeast 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph by
* Temperatures... lower to mid 30s Wednesday... falling to the
teens late Wednesday night.
A Winter Storm Watch means there is a potential for significant
snow... sleet... or ice accumulations that may impact travel.
Continue to monitor the latest forecasts.
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