Northern Herkimer Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Wind Chill Advisory
Issued: 3:19 AM EST Nov. 21, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Wind Chill Advisory in effect from 1 am to noon EST Thursday...

* what... very cold wind chills expected. Wind chills as low as 15
to 25 below zero expected.

* Where... the southern Green Mountains of Vermont, the southern
Adirondacks and eastern Catskills of east central New York and
the Berkshires of western Massachusetts.

* When... from 1 am to noon EST Thursday.

* Additional details... the cold wind chills could cause
frostbite on exposed skin in as little as 30 minutes.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Wind Chill Advisory means that cold air and the wind will
combine to create low wind chills. Frostbite and hypothermia can
occur if precautions are not taken. Make sure you wear a hat and
gloves.





Special Statement
Issued: 9:55 AM EST Nov. 21, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Snow squalls expected today across eastern New York and
western New England...

Snow squalls will track southeast across eastern New York and
western New England from late morning through the afternoon. The
snow squalls will first move through the Mohawk Valley and Lake
George Saratoga region late morning through early afternoon, then
across the capital district early to mid afternoon, and the Mid
Hudson valley into the Berkshires and Litchfield Hills mid to late
afternoon. Interstates 90, 88 and 87 will all be affected by snow
squalls at some point this afternoon.

Affected locations will see rapidly changing weather and Road
conditions, with brief heavy snow and gusty winds. A quick snow
accumulation of 1 or 2 inches is possible along with near zero
visibilities. Be prepared for areas of blowing and drifting snow.
This could lead to temporary whiteout conditions and the potential
for dangerous driving conditions. Icy roads are also expected. If
you are traveling and encounter adverse winter driving
conditions... reduce speed and make sure headlights are on.



955 am EST Wed Nov 21 2018

... Snow squalls expected today across eastern New York and
western New England...

Snow squalls will track southeast across eastern New York and
western New England from late morning through the afternoon. The
snow squalls will first move through the Mohawk Valley and Lake
George Saratoga region late morning through early afternoon, then
across the capital district early to mid afternoon, and the Mid
Hudson valley into the Berkshires and Litchfield Hills mid to late
afternoon. Interstates 90, 88 and 87 will all be affected by snow
squalls at some point this afternoon.

Affected locations will see rapidly changing weather and Road
conditions, with brief heavy snow and gusty winds. A quick snow
accumulation of 1 or 2 inches is possible along with near zero
visibilities. Be prepared for areas of blowing and drifting snow.
This could lead to temporary whiteout conditions and the potential
for dangerous driving conditions. Icy roads are also expected. If
you are traveling and encounter adverse winter driving
conditions... reduce speed and make sure headlights are on.