Western Dutchess Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Winter Storm Warning
Issued: 3:55 AM EST Jan. 19, 2019 – National Weather Service

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

* what... heavy snow and mixed precipitation of sleet and freezing
rain expected. Total snow and sleets accumulations of 5 to 10
inches and ice accumulations of up to two tenths of an inch
expected. Winds gusting 25 to 35 mph by Sunday afternoon with
some blowing and drifting snow.

* Where... in Connecticut, Litchfield County. In New York, Dutchess
and eastern Ulster counties.

* When... from 4 PM this afternoon to 4 PM EST Sunday.

* Additional details... travel will be very difficult to impossible
across the region tonight 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 tonight
into early Sunday morning. 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.