Watches, Warnings, and Advisories

Current Watches, Warnings and Advisories for Northwest Suffolk (NYZ078) New York Issued by the National Weather Service

 

Winter Storm Watch Winter Storm Watch - Northwest Suffolk (New York)


Updated:01/17/2019 3:41pm
Effective:01/19/2019 12:00pm
Expires:01/20/2019 6:00pm
Severity:Moderate
Urgency:Future
Certainty:Possible
Status:Actual
Type:Alert
Category:Met

Areas affected: Bronx; Kings (Brooklyn); New York (Manhattan); Northern Nassau; Northern Queens; Northwest Suffolk; Richmond (Staten Is.); Southern Nassau; Southern Queens; Southern Westchester
 
Instructions: A winter storm watch means there is potential for significant snow, sleet or ice accumulations that may impact travel. Continue to monitor the latest forecasts.

Message summary: ...winter storm watch in effect from saturday afternoon through sunday afternoon...
* what...heavy mixed precipitation possible. Total snow and sleet accumulations of 3 to 6 inches and ice accumulations of up to one tenth of an inch possible.
* where...portions of northeast new jersey, southern connecticut and southeast new york.
* when...from saturday afternoon through sunday afternoon.
* additional details...travel could be very difficult at any point during the storm. Rapidly falling temperatures sunday afternoon into the evening could cause any standing water to quickly freeze over. Strong wind gusts sunday afternoon into the night could bring down tree limbs and power lines.
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Special Weather Statement Special Weather Statement - Northwest Suffolk (New York)


Updated:01/17/2019 3:31pm
Effective:01/19/2019 4:00pm
Expires:01/18/2019 4:45am
Severity:Minor
Urgency:Expected
Certainty:Observed
Status:Actual
Type:Alert
Category:Met

Areas affected: Bronx; Kings (Brooklyn); New York (Manhattan); Northeast Suffolk; Northern Nassau; Northern Queens; Northern Westchester; Northwest Suffolk; Orange; Putnam; Richmond (Staten Is.); Rockland; Southeast Suffolk; Southern Nassau; Southern Queens; Southern Westchester; Southwest Suffolk
 
Message summary: ...light snow expected across the tri-state tonight...
A weak area of low pressure will move across the region tonight, resulting in a light snowfall across the tri-state area. Snow is expected to overspread the region around midnight and continue through the early morning hours, ending during the morning commute, except east of nyc, where light snow may continue into the mid morning hours. On average, snowfall amounts will range between an inch and two inches. Motorists should be prepared for the possibility of slippery roads and use caution while driving.
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