Southern Herkimer 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 expected. Total snow accumulations of 12 to 20
inches. Some snow totals across the southern Green Mountains in
southern Vermont may approach 2 feet. Winds will gust to 20 to
30 mph Sunday afternoon.

* Where... southern Vermont, western Massachusetts, and the greater
capital region, Lake George Saratoga region, southern
Adirondacks, Mohawk Valley, Schoharie valley, helderbergs,
eastern Catskills, and northern and central Taconics in east
central New York.

* 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 3 inches an hour at times
Saturday night into Sunday morning. The potential for blowing
and drifting snow will increase Sunday afternoon into the
evening with wind chills falling well below zero.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Storm Warning for snow means severe winter weather
conditions will make travel very hazardous or impossible. If you
must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food and water in your
vehicle in case of an emergency.