National Weather Service: Blizzard Warning , Coastal Flood Advisory

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  • 25 °F

    Light Snow Blowing Snow

    Light Snow
    • Feels Like: 10 °F
    • Humidity: 81%
    • Wind: 22 mph North
    • Sunrise: 7:09 AM
    • Sunset: 5:06 PM
    • Barometer: 29.65 in
  • Snow

    25°


    Snow

  • Snow

    27°


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Long Island Forecast

  • Tuesday... Overcast with snow and a chance of a thunderstorm. High of 28F with a windchill as low as 10F. Windy. Winds from the NNW at 20 to 30 mph with gusts to 40 mph. Chance of snow 100% with accumulations up to 7 in. possible.

    Tuesday Night... Overcast with snow in the evening, then partly cloudy. Low of 19F with a windchill as low as 7F. Breezy. Winds from the NW at 15 to 25 mph with gusts to 30 mph. Chance of snow 70% with accumulations up to 2 in. possible.

    Wednesday... Partly cloudy. High of 32F with a windchill as low as 10F. Breezy. Winds from the NW at 15 to 20 mph.

    Wednesday Night... Partly cloudy in the evening, then clear. Low of 10F with a windchill as low as 0F. Winds from the NNW at 10 to 15 mph.

Blizzard Warning

  • Statement as of 1:55 am EST on January 27, 2015


    ... Blizzard Warning remains in effect until midnight EST
    tonight...

    * locations... New York City... and southern Westchester County in
    southeast New York.

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

    * Accumulations... snow accumulation of 14 to 20 inches.

    * Snowfall rates... up to 2 inches per hour into this morning.

    * Winds... north 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 45 mph.

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

    * Temperatures... in the lower 20s.

    * Timing... heaviest snow and strongest winds into this morning.

    * 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.





Coastal Flood Advisory

  • Statement as of 1:32 am EST on January 27, 2015


    ... Coastal Flood Advisory in effect until 6 am EST early this
    morning...
    ... Coastal Flood Warning is canceled...

    The National Weather Service in New York has issued a coastal
    Flood Advisory... which is in effect until 6 am EST early this
    morning. The coastal Flood Warning has been canceled.

    * Locations... South Shore of Long Island bays.

    * Tidal departures... 1.5 - 2.5 ft.

    * Timing... until 6 am this morning.

    * Beach erosion impacts... beach erosion and possible washovers
    along ocean facing barrier beaches of Long Island due to 7 to 10 ft
    waves and high storm tide.

    * Coastal flooding impacts... minor flooding of the most vulnerable
    shore roads and property.


    Precautionary/preparedness actions...

    A coastal Flood Advisory indicates that onshore winds and tides
    will combine to generate flooding of low areas along the shore.


    ... South Shore bays water levels for this morning...

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

    Rockaway Inlet NY... .105 am... .6.7-7.1/... ... ... ... none... ...
    E Rockaway Inlet NY.1259 am... .5.5-6.0/... ... ... ... minor... ..
    Jamaica Bay NY... ... .145 am... .7.3-7.7/... ... ... ... minor... ..
    Freeport gauge NY... .143 am... .5.3-5.7/4.5-4.9... ..Minor... ..
    Point Lookout NY... .1246 am... .5.7-6.1/... ... ... ... minor... ..
    Lindenhurst NY... ... .326 am... .3.3-3.7/... ... ... ... minor... ..






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