Friday, January 22, 2016

Weather Alert


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

Notification Rule: Bogota OEM NWS Alerts Point//BLAST EMAIL//SOCIAL MEDIA OUTLETS

Winter Storm Watch

Urgent - Winter Weather message
National Weather Service New York NY
1055 PM EST Thu Jan 21 2016
Weather to Impact the tri-state area this weekend...

Western Passaic-Eastern Passaic-Western Bergen-Eastern Bergen- Orange-Putnam-Rockland-Northern Westchester-Southern Westchester- 1055 PM EST Thu Jan 21 2016
...Winter Storm Watch remains in effect from Saturday morning through Sunday afternoon...
* Locations...Interior portions of Northeast New Jersey and the lower Hudson Valley.
* Hazard types...Heavy Snow.
* Accumulations...Snow accumulation of 2 to 8 inches. Highest accumulations are expected over portions of Northeast New Jersey...And lowest over Northern portions over the lower Hudson Valley.
* Winds...North 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 40 mph.
* Temperatures...In the Mid 20s.
* Visibilities...One quarter to one half mile at times.
* Timing...Saturday morning through Sunday afternoon.

* Impacts...Hazardous travel Due to reduced visibilities and significant Snow accumulations. Blowing and Drifting of Snow with near blizzard conditions are expected Due to Strong winds.

Precautionary/preparedness actions..
A Winter Storm Watch Means there is a potential for significant Snow...Sleet...Or Ice accumulations that May Impact travel. Continue to Monitor the latest forecasts.

The Bogota Office of Emergency Management will continue to closely monitor this storm system and issue additional updates as conditions warrant. 

Activated Time: 01/21/2016 10:55:00

Tito Jackson
Emergency Management Coordinator
Borough of Bogota

Bogota Emergency Medical Services

N.J. State Staging & Accountability Manager
Northern Region
New Jersey EMS Task Force
Mobile: 201-679-4667

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