Thursday, February 19, 2015

Weather Alert

    The Bogota Office of Emergency Management has issued the following weather alert.

Wind Chill Advisory

Urgent - Winter Weather Message
National Weather Service New York NY
246 PM EST Thu Feb 19 2015

 Southern Fairfield-Southern New Haven-Southern Middlesex-
Southern New London-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)-Northwestern Suffolk-
Northeastern Suffolk-Southwestern Suffolk-Southeastern Suffolk-
Northern Queens-Northern Nassau-Southern Queens-Southern Nassau-

...Wind Chill Advisory Remains In Effect From Midnight Tonight To
10 AM EST Friday...
* Locations...New York City And Surrounding Suburbs...Long 
 Island...Coastal Connecticut...And Much Of Northeast New 
* Hazard Types...Hazardous Wind Chills Late Tonight Through Early
 Friday Morning.
* Wind Chill...As Low As 15 Below Zero Due To Air Temperatures 
 Of Zero To 5 Above And Winds Of 15 To 25 Mph With Gusts Up 
 To 35 Mph.
* Timing...The Lowest Wind Chills Will Occur After Midnight 
 Tonight Into Friday Morning.
* Impacts...Dangerous Cold To Those Venturing Outside Including 
 Pets And Livestock. Prolonged Exposure May Cause Frostbite.

Frozen Pipes And Hydrants Are Possible. See The National Weather
Service Public Information Statement For More Information On This

Precautionary/Preparedness Actions...

A Wind Chill Advisory Means That Very Cold Air And Strong Winds
Will Combine To Generate Low Wind Chills. This Will Result In
Frost Bite And Lead To Hypothermia If Precautions Are Not Taken.
If You Must Venture Outdoors...Make Sure You Wear A Hat And

  Arctic air will remain over the region through Saturday morning.  Prepare for Record Low Temperatures and Low Wind Chills both Tonight and Friday Night.
As a warm front approaches from the southwest on Saturday, snow is forecast to spread northeast across the area Saturday afternoon, with 1-2 inches possible by 7 pm.
Southwest winds will transport warmer air, especially along the coast, causing snow to change to sleet, freezing rain, and then plain rain by 7 am Sunday morning:
A wintry mix of snow, sleet and freezing rain will persist inland. 
Precipitation is forecast to end from west to east by Sunday evening.
Stay tuned for potential Winter Weather Headlines (Most Likely:  Advisories, Low Chance:  Watch/Warning) this weekend.
Our Most Likely Storm Total Snow and Ice Forecasts: 
Probabilities for both Minimum and Maximum Snowfall Potential are available at: 
Because weather changes, stay tuned to your latest NWS forecasts at: 

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