Southern Washington Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

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

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

* locations...Mohawk Valley and the Lake George Saratoga region.

* Hazard types...snow this morning and dangerous wind chills tonight into Saturday morning.

* Snow accumulations...3 to 6 inches.

* Maximum snowfall rates...up to one inch per hour.

* Timing...periods of snow will continue through morning. Snow will taper to snow showers by afternoon.

* Impacts...snow covered roads and low visibility will make for hazardous travel.

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

* Temperatures...25 to 30 this morning...falling into the 20s this afternoon and down to zero to 10 below tonight.

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

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means that periods of snow will cause primarily travel difficulties. Be prepared for snow covered roads and limited visibilities...and use caution while driving. Allow extra time to reach your destination.

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.

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