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Winter Storm Warning

Statement as of 6:26 PM EST on November 26, 2014

Expires 7:00 AM EST on November 27, 2014


... Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until 7 am EST
Thursday...

* locations... Litchfield Hills... Berkshires... southern Vermont...
eastern Catskills... Mid Hudson valley... Taconics... greater
capital region... Schoharie valley... helderbergs... Lake George
Saratoga region... and the Mohawk Valley.

* Hazard types... heavy snow and some drifting snow.

* Snow accumulations... 8 to 14 inches... except 5 to 12 inches in
the western Mohawk Valley and southern Adirondacks. Greatest totals
expected across the higher elevations of the Berkshires and
southern greens with 10 to 20 inches.

* Maximum snowfall rates... 1 to 3 inches per hour expected
tonight.

* Timing... the snow will be heaviest prior to midnight... and
then taper to snow showers thereafter.

* Impacts... this storm will significantly impact Holiday
travel... making driving dangerous at times with snow covered
roads and poor visibilities. Isolated power outages will be
possible where the heaviest snow occurs.

* Visibilities... less than one half mile at times.

* Winds... north 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 25 mph.

* Temperatures... in the mid 20s to lowers 30s.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Storm Warning for heavy snow means severe winter weather
conditions are expected or occurring. Significant amounts of
snow are forecast that will make travel dangerous. Only travel in
an emergency. If you must travel... keep an extra flashlight...
food... and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency.





Special Statement

Statement as of 9:03 PM EST on November 26, 2014


... Periods of moderate to heavy snow to continue through midnight...

Snow... heavy at times... continues over the greater capital
region... eastern Catskills... Mid Hudson valley... Taconics... Lake
George Saratoga region... southeastern Adirondacks... portions of
the Mohawk River valley... and all of western New England. All
areas will see snowfall rates of around a half inch per hour
with localized bands of heavy snow yielding brief snow bursts near
2 inches per hour... and near whiteout conditions. Snow totals will
quickly increase... with an additional 1 to 3 inches possible
through midnight. This snow will be a dryer and fluffier snow.

Snow covered roadways will cause slippery driving conditions
accompanied by poor visibilities. Unless an emergency... please do
not travel on the roadways... and if traveling... please keep
emergency supplies in your vehicle.



Record Report

Statement as of 8:28 PM EST on November 26, 2014


... Record daily snowfall set at Albany NY...

A record daily snowfall total of 6.7 inches was set at Albany NY as
of 8 PM EST. This breaks the old record of 4.9 inches set in 1888.


Public Information Statement

Statement as of 8:23 PM EST on November 26, 2014


The following are unofficial observations taken during the past 4
hours for the storm that has been affecting our region. Appreciation
is extended to Highway departments... cooperative observers... Skywarn
spotters and media for these reports. This summary is also available
on our home Page at weather.Gov/Albany

********************storm total snowfall********************

Location storm total time/date comments
                     snowfall of
                     /inches/ measurement

Connecticut

... Litchfield County...
   Washington Depot 5.5 753 PM 11/26 facebook
   Roxbury 4.2 545 PM 11/26 facebook

Massachusetts

... Berkshire County...
   Peru 12.7 800 PM 11/26 trained spotter
   Savoy 11.0 436 PM 11/26 weathernet6
   Pittsfield 10.0 749 PM 11/26 facebook
   Becket 10.0 530 PM 11/26 twitter
   Lee 10.0 609 PM 11/26 facebook
   Richmond 9.0 700 PM 11/26 twitter
   Hinsdale 7.5 500 PM 11/26 facebook

New York

... Albany County...
   Knox 7.0 603 PM 11/26 weathernet6
   1 NE shakers 6.5 650 PM 11/26 Albany Airport
   Guilderland Center 6.5 522 PM 11/26 weathernet6
   Colonie 6.5 614 PM 11/26 weathernet6
   Voorheesville 5.3 620 PM 11/26 weathernet6
   Latham 5.3 551 PM 11/26 facebook
   Watervliet 5.0 646 PM 11/26 trained spotter
   Fort Hunter 4.5 545 PM 11/26 NWS employee
   1 E North Bethlehem 3.6 430 PM 11/26 NWS employee
   Albany 3.5 458 PM 11/26 spotter

... Columbia County...
   Ancramdale 9.0 451 PM 11/26 weathernet6
   Taghkanic 7.5 452 PM 11/26 weathernet6
   Austerlitz 7.3 454 PM 11/26 weathernet6
   Hudson 7.0 438 PM 11/26 weathernet6
   Chatham Center 6.0 448 PM 11/26 weathernet6
   Kinderhook 5.6 635 PM 11/26 weathernet6
   Livingston 5.3 432 PM 11/26 trained spotter
   Germantown 4.8 449 PM 11/26 weathernet6

... Dutchess County...
   Pine Plains 12.0 530 PM 11/26 trained spotter
   Millbrook 9.0 426 PM 11/26 weathernet6
   Rhinebeck 7.8 707 PM 11/26 spotter
   La Grange 7.5 423 PM 11/26 trained spotter
   Red Oaks Mill 5.8 710 PM 11/26 trained spotter
   Poughkeepsie 5.1 500 PM 11/26 trained spotter
   Poughquag 5.0 440 PM 11/26 trained spotter

... Fulton County...
   Caroga Lake 8.1 448 PM 11/26 weathernet6
   Oppenheim 8.0 530 PM 11/26 facebook
   Fish House 6.5 445 PM 11/26 weathernet6

... Greene County...
   Catskill 11.0 643 PM 11/26 weathernet6
   Elka Park 8.0 555 PM 11/26 facebook
   Purling 8.0 651 PM 11/26 weathernet6
   Kiskatom 7.5 501 PM 11/26 weathernet6
   Freehold 7.3 708 PM 11/26 facebook
   Haines Falls 7.3 504 PM 11/26 weathernet6
   Ashland 7.0 617 PM 11/26 weathernet6
   Prattsville 6.5 524 PM 11/26 weathernet6
   Round Top 5.0 525 PM 11/26 weathernet6
   New Baltimore 3.0 430 PM 11/26 wnyt

... Hamilton County...
   Wells 7.0 600 PM 11/26 trained spotter
   Indian Lake 6.0 500 PM 11/26 weathernet6
   Lake Pleasant 6.0 500 PM 11/26 spotter
   inlet 2.0 445 PM 11/26 trained spotter

... Herkimer County...
   Ilion 10.0 800 PM 11/26 facebook
   Dolgeville 10.0 800 PM 11/26 facebook
   Little Falls 7.5 630 PM 11/26 facebook

... Montgomery County...
   Hessville 8.7 610 PM 11/26 weathernet6
   Glen 7.8 730 PM 11/26 facebook
   Amsterdam 7.5 801 PM 11/26 spotter

... Rensselaer County...
   East Schodack 7.5 819 PM 11/26 trained spotter
   Berlin 7.0 555 PM 11/26 facebook
   Grafton 7.0 454 PM 11/26 weathernet6
   Taborton 7.0 515 PM 11/26 wnyt 1850 feet
   Hoosick Falls 6.5 630 PM 11/26 weathernet6
   Center Brunswick 5.8 632 PM 11/26 weathernet6
   Sycaway 5.6 557 PM 11/26 NWS employee
   Wynantskill 4.0 554 PM 11/26 facebook

... Saratoga County...
   Charlton 7.5 649 PM 11/26 facebook
   Gansevoort 7.1 800 PM 11/26 NWS employee
   Wilton 7.0 731 PM 11/26 facebook
   2 S Clifton Park 7.0 811 PM 11/26 spotter
   Ballston Spa 6.5 745 PM 11/26 trained spotter
   Schuylerville 6.0 447 PM 11/26 trained spotter
   Milton 6.0 440 PM 11/26 weathernet6
   Saratoga Springs 5.7 453 PM 11/26 weathernet6
   Burnt Hills 5.5 605 PM 11/26 facebook
   hickeys corners 5.5 509 PM 11/26 retired NWS emp.

... Schenectady County...
   1 NNW Niskayuna 6.5 700 PM 11/26 NWS employee
   Schenectady - ge plo 6.3 717 PM 11/26 spotter
   Duanesburg 6.0 531 PM 11/26 weathernet6
   1 NNE Hawthorne Hill 5.3 730 PM 11/26 NWS employee
   East Glenville 4.0 508 PM 11/26 trained spotter

... Schoharie County...
   West Berne 7.5 545 PM 11/26 wnyt
   Huntersland 6.5 454 PM 11/26 weathernet6
   Charlotteville 6.0 445 PM 11/26 weathernet6
   Gilboa 5.0 518 PM 11/26 weathernet6

... Ulster County...
   Highland 9.0 730 PM 11/26 facebook
   Phoenicia 7.0 436 PM 11/26 weathernet6
   Willow 6.0 453 PM 11/26 trained spotter
   Saint Remy 5.8 558 PM 11/26 twitter
   Stone Ridge 5.5 700 PM 11/26 trained spotter
   Saugerties 5.0 527 PM 11/26 weathernet6
   Esopus 5.0 700 PM 11/26 trained spotter

... Warren County...
   North Creek 8.5 615 PM 11/26 wnyt
   Warrensburg 8.2 537 PM 11/26 weathernet6
   Lake Luzerne 6.8 500 PM 11/26 facebook
   Queensbury 6.8 501 PM 11/26 weathernet6
   Glens Falls 5.5 555 PM 11/26 facebook

... Washington County...
   Granville 7.3 752 PM 11/26 facebook
   Whitehall 6.0 439 PM 11/26 weathernet6
   Hartford 5.5 603 PM 11/26 weathernet6

Vermont

... Bennington County...
   Woodford 8.5 434 PM 11/26 weathernet6
   Pownal 8.0 550 PM 11/26 weathernet6
   Shaftsbury 6.3 650 PM 11/26 facebook
   Manchester 5.8 609 PM 11/26 weathernet6
   East Arlington 5.0 427 PM 11/26 weathernet6

... Windham County...
   Wardsboro 10.0 520 PM 11/26 twitter
   Windham 10.0 800 PM 11/26 facebook
   West Wardsboro 8.5 555 PM 11/26 facebook
   Rockingham 8.3 740 PM 11/26 facebook
   West Halifax 8.0 500 PM 11/26 facebook
   Whitingham 8.0 436 PM 11/26 facebook
   South Newfane 7.5 607 PM 11/26 trained spotter
   Guilford 7.0 623 PM 11/26 facebook


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