Southern Litchfield Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Winter Storm Warning
Issued: 3:31 PM EST Jan. 18, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Winter Storm Warning remains in effect from 4 PM Saturday to
4 PM EST Sunday...

* what... heavy snow and mixed precipitation of sleet and freezing
rain expected. Total snow accumulations of 6 to 12 inches and
ice accumulations of up to two tenths of an inch expected. Winds
gusting 20 to 30 mph on Sunday afternoon.

* Where... in Connecticut, northern Litchfield and southern
Litchfield counties. In New York, western Dutchess, eastern
Ulster and eastern Dutchess counties.

* When... from 4 PM Saturday to 4 PM EST Sunday.

* Additional details... travel will be very difficult to impossible
across the region Saturday night through Sunday morning with
snow or ice covered roadways and very low visibility in heavy
snow. Snowfall rates will be 1 to 2 inches an hour at times
Saturday night into early Sunday. The potential for blowing and
drifting snow will increase Sunday afternoon into the evening
with wind chills falling below zero.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Storm Warning means significant amounts of snow, sleet
and ice will make travel very hazardous or impossible.