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Wednesday, January 1, 2014

Storm Warnings

1-Jan-2014
The following alerts have be announced by the Bogota Police Dept. and the Bogota Office of Emergency Management.
For more information please to the the National Weather Service site  at:
-http://www.weather.gov/nyc

-URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW YORK NY
356 PM EST WED JAN 1 2014


...A COASTAL STORM WILL BRING THE POTENTIAL FOR HEAVY SNOW...STRONG
WINDS AND DANGEROUSLY COLD WIND CHILLS THURSDAY EVENING THROUGH
FRIDAY AFTERNOON....
WESTERN PASSAIC-EASTERN PASSAIC-HUDSON-WESTERN BERGEN-
EASTERN BERGEN-WESTERN ESSEX-EASTERN ESSEX-WESTERN UNION-
EASTERN UNION-SOUTHERN WESTCHESTER-NEW YORK (MANHATTAN)-BRONX-
RICHMOND (STATEN ISLAND)-KINGS (BROOKLYN)-NORTHERN QUEENS-
SOUTHERN QUEENS-
356 PM EST WED JAN 1 2014
...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THURSDAY TO 1 PM EST
FRIDAY...


...NEAR BLIZZARD CONDITIONS ARE FORECAST THURSDAY EVENING INTO
FRIDAY MORNING...



THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEW YORK HAS ISSUED A WINTER
STORM WARNING FOR SNOW AND STRONG WINDS...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM
6 PM THURSDAY TO 1 PM EST FRIDAY. THE WINTER STORM WATCH IS NO
LONGER IN EFFECT.



* LOCATIONS...NEW YORK CITY...NORTHEAST NEW JERSEY AND SOUTHERN
WESTCHESTER COUNTY.


* HAZARD TYPES...SNOW.


* ACCUMULATIONS...UP TO 1 INCH OF ACCUMULATION IS POSSIBLE AFTER
MIDNIGHT THROUGH THE THURSDAY MORNING RUSH HOUR. ADDITIONAL
ACCUMULATIONS OF 5 TO 7 INCHES IS FORECAST THURSDAY EVENING
THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING. TOTAL ACCUMULATIONS OF 6 TO 8 INCHES.


* WINDS...NORTH 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* TEMPERATURES...11 TO 28.

* VISIBILITIES...ONE QUARTER TO ONE HALF MILE AT TIMES.

* TIMING...THURSDAY NIGHT INTO FRIDAY.


* IMPACTS...LIGHT SNOW COULD CAUSE TRANSPORTATION IMPACTS DURING
THE THURSDAY MORNING RUSH HOUR. BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW WILL
PRODUCE HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS. WIND CHILLS RANGING FROM 5
DEGREES BELOW ZERO T0 5 DEGREES ABOVE ZERO WILL MAKE IT FEEL
EXTREMELY COLD.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...


A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW ARE FORECAST THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS. ONLY TRAVEL IN AN EMERGENCY. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT...FOOD...AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.

THE BOGOTA OFFICE OF EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT WILL CONTINUE TO CLOSELY MONITOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF THIS STORM AND ISSUE ADDITIONAL UPDATES AS CONDITIONS WARRANT.
Advisory: SNOW REGULATIONS WILL BE IN FULL EFFECT WHEN 2 OR MORE INCHES OF SNOW HAVE FALLEN. PLEASE CHECK BOGOTA P.D. WEBSITE FOR MORE INFO.

Advisory: ALL Bogota PUBLIC & PAROCHIAL SCHOOLS on Early Dismissal Schedule, Thursday, January 2, 2014 PUBLIC @ 12:45 & PAROCHIAL @ 12 NOON

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