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Blizzard Warning

Statement as of 3:29 AM EST on January 26, 2015


... Blizzard Warning remains in effect from 1 PM this afternoon to
midnight EST Tuesday night...

* locations... New York City and surrounding immediate suburbs...
Long Island... and most of southern Connecticut.

* Hazard types... heavy snow and blowing snow... with blizzard
conditions.

* Accumulations... snow accumulation of 18 to 24 inches... with
locally higher amounts possible. Snowfall rates of 2 to 4 inches
per hour expected late tonight into Tuesday morning.

* Winds... north 20 to 30 mph with gusts 45 to 55 mph... .strongest
across eastern Long Island.

* Visibilities... one quarter mile or less at times.

* Temperatures... in the lower 20s.

* Timing... light snow will begin this morning... with accumulations
of 1 to 3 inches possible by sunset. Snow will pick up in
intensity Monday evening... with the heaviest snow and strongest
winds from about midnight into Tuesday afternoon.

* Impacts... life-threatening conditions and extremely dangerous
travel due to heavy snowfall and strong winds... with whiteout
conditions. Many roads may become impassable. Strong winds may
down power lines and tree limbs.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Blizzard Warning means severe winter weather conditions are
expected or occurring. Falling and blowing snow with strong winds
and poor visibilities will lead to whiteout conditions... making
travel extremely dangerous. Do not travel. If you must travel...
have a winter survival kit with you. If you get stranded... stay
with your vehicle.

All unnecessary travel is discouraged beginning Monday
afternoon... to allow people already on the Road to safely reach
their destinations before the heavy snow begins... and to allow
snow removal equipment to begin to clear roads.





Coastal Flood Watch

Statement as of 6:15 AM EST on January 26, 2015

Expires 5:00 AM EST on January 27, 2015


... Coastal Flood Watch remains in effect late tonight...

* locations... coasts of lower New York Harbor and the South Shore
bays of western Long Island.

* Tidal departures... most likely 1 1/2 to 2 1/2 ft above the
astronomical tide with potential for up to 3 ft.

* Timing... 1 to 4 am early Tuesday morning.

* Beach erosion impacts... beach erosion and washovers along ocean
facing barrier beaches due to 6 to 9 ft waves and the high storm
tide. A few exposed water front structures may be damaged.

* Coastal flood impacts... potential for flooding of vulnerable
shore roads.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A coastal Flood Watch means that conditions favorable for
flooding are expected to develop. Coastal residents should be
alert for later statements or warnings... and take action to
protect property.


... Most likely NY Harbor water levels for early Tuesday morning...

Coastal... ... ... ... time of... ... forecast total... ..Flood... ..
Location... ... ... ..high Tide... ..Water level... ... .category..
... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ..(Mllw)... ... ... ... ... ... ..

The Battery NYC... ..137 am... ... ..6.2-7.2... ... ... None... ..
Bergen Point NY... ..135 am... ... ..6.4-7.4... ... ... Minor... .

... South Shore bays water levels for early Tuesday morning...

Coastal... ... ... ... time of... ... forecast total... ..Flood... ..
Location... ... ... ..high Tide... ..Water level... ... .category..
... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... (mllw/ngvd)... ... ... ... ... ..

Rockaway Inlet NY... .105 am... .6.2-7.2/... ... ... ... none... ...
E Rockaway Inlet NY.1259 am... .5.5-6.5/... ... ... ... minor... ..
Jamaica Bay NY... ... .145 am... .7.1-8.1/... ... ... ... minor... ..
Freeport gauge NY... .143 am... .5.2-6.2/4.4-5.4... ..Moderate..
Point Lookout NY... .1246 am... .5.7-6.7/... ... ... ... moderate..
Lindenhurst NY... ... .326 am... .3.2-4.2/... ... ... ... moderate..




Weather Severe Map
Alabama - Coastal Hazard Statement
Alaska - Wind Chill Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Blizzard Warning , Special Statement , Record Report
Arizona - Record Report
California - Winter Weather Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory , Record Report
Colorado - Public Information Statement
Connecticut - Coastal Flood Watch , Blizzard Warning
Delaware - Coastal Flood Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Public Information Statement
District of Columbia - Winter Weather Advisory , Public Information Statement
Florida - Flood Warning , Coastal Hazard Statement , Coastal Hazard Statement, High Surf Advisory , High Surf Advisory, Coastal Hazard Statement , Wind Advisory , Lake Wind Advisory , Special Statement
Georgia - Flood Warning , Wind Advisory , Lake Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Public Information Statement
Guam - High Surf Advisory
Idaho - Freezing Fog Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory , Record Report
Illinois - Flood Advisory , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Indiana - Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Iowa - Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Kansas - Public Information Statement
Kentucky - Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Louisiana - Flood Warning
Maine - Coastal Flood Watch , Winter Storm Warning , Blizzard Warning
Maryland - Coastal Flood Watch , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Public Information Statement
Massachusetts - Coastal Flood Warning , High Wind Warning , Winter Storm Warning , Blizzard Warning
Michigan - Public Information Statement
Minnesota - Winter Weather Advisory , Public Information Statement
Missouri - Public Information Statement
Montana - Record Report , Public Information Statement
Nebraska - Public Information Statement
Nevada - Record Report
New Hampshire - Coastal Flood Watch , Blizzard Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning
New Jersey - Coastal Flood Warning , Winter Storm Warning , Blizzard Warning , Public Information Statement
New York - Coastal Flood Watch , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Blizzard Warning
North Carolina - Flood Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Public Information Statement
North Dakota - Record Report
Ohio - Winter Weather Advisory , Public Information Statement
Oregon - Wind Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory, Air Stagnation Advisory , Air Stagnation Advisory , Record Report
Pennsylvania - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Public Information Statement
Rhode Island - Blizzard Warning
South Carolina - Flood Warning , Lake Wind Advisory , Public Information Statement
Tennessee - Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Texas - Flood Warning , Public Information Statement
Vermont - Winter Storm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory
Virginia - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Washington - Dense Fog Advisory , Record Report
West Virginia - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Public Information Statement
Wisconsin - Winter Weather Advisory , Public Information Statement
Wyoming - High Wind Watch , Record Report