Advisories from the National Weather Service for Northern New Jersey and New York.
Special Weather Statement National Weather Service New York NY 837 AM EST Wed Jan 30 2019
An arctic cold front will pass through the region this afternoon into the early evening hours. This front will be accompanied by a line of snow showers and/or snow squalls that will last around 30 minutes to 1 hour. Brief whiteout conditions with a quick coating to around an inch of snow is possible in any of the heavier snow squalls. Motorists should plan for hazardous travel during the evening commute.WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 7 PM EST THIS EVENING... The National Weather Service in Upton has issued a Wind Advisory, which is in effect from 1 PM this afternoon to 7 PM EST this evening. * WINDS...West 15 to 30 mph with gusts up to 50 mph. * TIMING...This afternoon into this evening. * IMPACTS...Strong winds may blow down limbs, trees, and power lines. Scattered power outages are expected. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A Wind Advisory is issued when sustained winds of 31 to 39 mph, or gusts of 46 to 57 mph, are expected or occurring. Winds this strong can make driving difficult, especially for high profile vehicles, in open areas, and on elevated roads and bridges. Use extra caution....WIND CHILL ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 10 AM EST THURSDAY... * WHAT...Very cold wind chills expected. Wind chills as low as 15 below zero expected. * WHERE...Portions of northeast New Jersey, southern Connecticut and southeast New York. * WHEN...From midnight tonight to 10 AM EST Thursday. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...The cold wind chills could cause frostbite on exposed skin if precautions are not taken. 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.( To help support Bogota Blog NJ with it's coverage of Local stories & sportsplease contribute at: donate to Bogota Blog NJ )