Southern New London Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Dense Fog Advisory, High Wind Watch
Issued: 6:52 PM EST Jan. 21, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Dense fog advisory in effect until 10 am EST Sunday...
... High wind watch remains in effect from late Sunday night
through late Monday night...

The National Weather Service in Upton has issued a dense fog
advisory... which is in effect until 10 am EST Sunday.

* Dense fog... visibilities dropping to one quarter mile or less.

* Dense fog timing... into Sunday morning.

* Dense fog impacts... significantly reduced visibilities will make
travel difficult.

* High winds... northeast 30 to 40 mph with gusts up to 60 mph.

* High wind timing... strongest winds will likely occur from mid
morning Monday into Monday evening.

* High wind impacts... damaging winds will blow down trees and
power lines. Widespread power outages are expected. Travel will
be difficult... especially for high profile vehicles. Limited
visibilities will make travel very difficult.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A high wind watch means there is the potential for a hazardous
high wind event. Sustained winds of at least 40 mph... or gusts
of 58 mph or higher... may occur. Continue to monitor the latest
forecasts.

A dense fog advisory means visibilities will frequently be
reduced to one quarter mile or less. If driving... slow down... use
your low beam headlights... and leave plenty of distance ahead of
you in case a sudden stop is needed.






Marine Fog Advisory, Storm Warning
Issued: 6:56 PM EST Jan. 21, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Dense fog advisory in effect until 10 am EST Sunday...
... Storm Warning remains in effect from 1 am Monday to 1 am EST
Tuesday...

The National Weather Service in Upton has issued a dense fog
advisory... which is in effect until 10 am EST Sunday.

* Winds and seas... east winds 35 to 45 kt with gusts 50 to 55 kt.
Seas 7 to 11 feet... and as high as 9 to 12 feet east of Orient
Point.

* Visibility... 1 nm or less through early Sunday morning.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Storm Warning means sustained winds or frequent gusts of 48 to
63 kt are expected or occurring. Recreational boaters should
remain in port... or take shelter until winds and waves subside.
Commercial vessels should prepare for very strong winds and
dangerous sea conditions... and consider remaining in port or
taking shelter in port until winds and waves subside.

A dense fog advisory means visibilities will frequently be
reduced to less than one mile. Inexperienced mariners...
especially those operating smaller vessels should avoid
navigating in these conditions.