817  
WWUS41 KALY 270846  
WSWALY  
 
URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBANY NY  
346 AM EST THU FEB 27 2020  
 
NYZ032-033-271515-  
/O.CON.KALY.BZ.W.0001.200227T1500Z-200228T2100Z/  
/O.CON.KALY.WW.Y.0012.000000T0000Z-200227T1500Z/  
NORTHERN HERKIMER-HAMILTON-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF BIG MOOSE, EAGLE BAY, MCKEEVER,  
OLD FORGE, ATWELL, NOBLEBORO, NORTHWOOD, LONG LAKE, SABATTIS,  
HOFFMEISTER, AND WELLS  
346 AM EST THU FEB 27 2020  
 
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST THIS  
MORNING...  
...BLIZZARD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS MORNING TO  
4 PM EST FRIDAY...  
 
* WHAT...FOR THE WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY, SNOW EXPECTED. TOTAL  
SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 2 TO 6 INCHES. FOR THE BLIZZARD WARNING,  
BLIZZARD CONDITIONS EXPECTED. TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 8 TO  
18 INCHES FOR AREAS ALONG AND NORTH OF ROUTE 28 INCLUDING OLD  
FORGE AND INDIAN LAKE ACROSS THE WESTERN ADIRONDACKS. BRISK AND  
GUSTY WILL PRODUCE BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW.  
 
* WHERE...NORTHERN HERKIMER AND HAMILTON COUNTIES.  
 
* WHEN...FOR THE WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY, UNTIL 10 AM EST  
THURSDAY. FOR THE BLIZZARD WARNING, FROM 10 AM THURSDAY TO 4  
PM EST FRIDAY.  
 
* IMPACTS...TRAVEL COULD BE VERY DIFFICULT TO IMPOSSIBLE DUE TO  
THE LAKE EFFECT SNOWS. AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW WILL PRODUCE NEAR  
ZERO VISIBILITIES. THE STRONG WINDS COULD CAUSE SOME DOWNED  
TREES, TREE LIMBS, AND POWER LINES RESULTING IN ISOLATED TO  
SCATTERED POWER OUTAGES.  
 
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...SNOWFALL RATES OF ONE TO TWO INCHES PER  
HOUR ARE POSSIBLE BRIEFLY THURSDAY MORNING, AND DURING THE  
BLIZZARD WARNING. THE COMBINATION OF GUSTY WINDS AND FALLING  
SNOW WILL RESULT IN WHITEOUT CONDITIONS.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
TRAVEL IS STRONGLY DISCOURAGED. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL, HAVE A WINTER  
SURVIVAL KIT WITH YOU. IF YOU GET STRANDED, STAY WITH YOUR  
VEHICLE.  
 
STRONG WINDS WILL CAUSE SIGNIFICANT BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW,  
FREQUENTLY REDUCING VISIBILITIES TO ZERO.  
 

 
 

 
 
NYZ042-VTZ013-014-271500-  
/O.CON.KALY.WW.Y.0012.000000T0000Z-200227T1500Z/  
NORTHERN WARREN-BENNINGTON-WESTERN WINDHAM-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF BOLTON LANDING, JOHNSBURG, NORTH CREEK,  
NORTH RIVER, WARRENSBURG, HAGUE, STAMFORD, BENNINGTON,  
WOODFORD STATE PARK, POWNAL, STRATTON, AND LONDONDERRY  
346 AM EST THU FEB 27 2020  
 
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST THIS  
MORNING...  
 
* WHAT...SNOW EXPECTED. TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 2 TO 6 INCHES,  
ESPECIALLY FOR AREAS ABOVE 1500 FEET ELEVATION.  
 
* WHERE...IN VERMONT, BENNINGTON AND WESTERN WINDHAM COUNTIES.  
IN NEW YORK, NORTHERN WARREN COUNTY.  
 
* WHEN...UNTIL 10 AM EST THURSDAY.  
 
* IMPACTS...PLAN ON SLIPPERY ROAD CONDITIONS IMPACT THIS MORNINGS  
COMMUTE. GUSTY WINDS COULD BRING DOWN TREE BRANCHES, ISOLATED  
TREES AND POWER LINES.  
 
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...RAIN CHANGING TO SNOW EARLY THIS MORNING  
ACROSS THE HIGH TERRAIN.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
SLOW DOWN AND USE CAUTION WHILE TRAVELING.  
 

 
 

 
 
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