*** The information in this email pertains to the following areas only:*** - All of Vermont EXCEPT Bennington & Windham Counties - New York Counties of: Clinton, Essex, Franklin, St Lawrence
WINTER STORM WARNINGS are in effect through Wednesday for St. Lawrence River Valley of St. Lawrence and Franklin counties in NY as well as ALL of Clinton County.
WINTER WEATHER ADVISORIES are in effect through Wednesday for the remainder of Northern NY and all of Vermont.
Timing: Snow overspreads northern NY between 9 pm and Midnight and Vermont between 10 pm and 2 am Wednesday.
Greatest impact/intensity: Between Midnight and 6 am in much of NY, 3 am to 9 am for much of VT. Snowfall rates of 1 inch per hour or greater possible across northern NY and northwest VT.
In New York: Mainly SNOW across the St. Lawrence River Valley with Snow and Sleet mixed in the Adirondacks and Snow becoming mixed with Sleet, Rain in the Champlain Valley.
In Vermont: Snow and sleet mixed at the onset, mixing with and changing to sleet, freezing rain and rain in much of VT by morning, latest across Canadian border.
Any mixed precipitation changes to snow showers while tapering off late Wednesday morning and Wednesday afternoon in NY and VT.
Wintry Accumulations (see attachment):
Snowfall: Greatest snowfall (6-8") across St. Lawrence Valley of NY. Least (1-2") in southern VT. Also...2 to 4 inches in rest of VT with perhaps 3 to 6 inches in Champlain Valley of NY and Adirondacks.
Ice: Possibly up to a tenth of an inch of ICE in the valleys of southern and eastern VT.
Tonight: Southeast gusts to 30 to 40+ mph along western slopes of Green Mountains in VT. Northeast at 15 to 25 mph in St. Lawrence Valley.
Wednesday: Becoming West-Northwest at 20 to 30 mph and gusty.
Impacts: Travel conditions will deteriorate and become hazardous overnight into Wednesday morning...especially northern NY and northern VT.
Isolated to scattered power outages due to windy and conditions and potential snow loading largely across northern NY. Isolated power outages possible due to winds in Vermont.
A reminder: These e-mails are to help prepare you for upcoming significant weather situations and to increase your situational awareness, but are not the source for weather warnings.