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Watches & Warnings

Winter Weather Advisory
Issued: 2:50 PM EST Jan. 23, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect from 7 PM this
evening to 10 PM EST Tuesday...

The National Weather Service in Burlington continues the Winter
Weather Advisory for mixed precipitation... from 7 PM this evening
to 10 PM EST Tuesday.

* Locations... northern New York and all of central... eastern...
and northern Vermont... including the Champlain Valley and
Northeast Kingdom.

* Hazard types... snow... sleet... and freezing rain.

* Accumulations... snow accumulation of 2 to 6 inches of heavy wet
dense snow... along with a tenth to two tenths of an inch of ice
possible... especially in central and eastern Vermont.

* Maximum snowfall rate... up to one inch per hour... mainly
Tuesday morning.

* Timing... a wintry mix of precipitation will develop around
midnight across southern Vermont and expand north across all of
northern New York and Vermont by the Tuesday morning commute.
Precipitation will be heavy at times... during the Tuesday
morning commute.

* Impacts... a hazardous Tuesday morning commute is anticipated...
along with potential for power outages due to the combination of
heavy wet snow... ice... and gusty winds.

* Winds... northeast 5 to 15 mph with localized wind gusts up to
35 mph possible along the western slopes.

* Temperatures... lows in the mid 20s to lower 30s tonight. Highs
in the upper 20s to mid 30s Tuesday.

* Visibilities... below 1 mile at times.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Weather Advisory means that period of snow... sleet... or
freezing rain will cause travel difficulties. Be prepared for
slippery roads and limited visibilities... and use caution while
driving.

Please stay tuned to NOAA Weather Radio... your local media... or
go to www.Weather.Gov/Burlington for further updates on this
weather situation.