Severe Weather Alerts - Shrub Oak, NY

  • Blizzard Warning

    Blizzard Warning in effect from 1:00 PM EST until Wednesday, 12:00 AM EST. Source: U.S. National Weather Service

...BLIZZARD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM MONDAY TO
MIDNIGHT EST TUESDAY NIGHT...

* LOCATIONS..NORTHEAST NEW JERSEY WEST OF THE GARDEN STATE
PARKWAY...ROCKLAND AND NORTHERN WESTCHESTER COUNTIES IN
SOUTHEAST NEW YORK...AND NORTHERN FAIRFIELD COUNTY IN
SOUTHWEST CONNECTICUT.

* HAZARD TYPES...HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW...WITH BLIZZARD
CONDITIONS.

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 20 TO 30 INCHES. SNOWFALL
RATES OF 2 TO 4 INCHES PER HOUR EXPECTED LATE MONDAY NIGHT INTO
TUESDAY MORNING.

* WINDS...NORTH 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH.

* VISIBILITIES...ONE QUARTER MILE OR LESS AT TIMES.

* TEMPERATURES...MID TEENS TO MID 20S.

* TIMING...LIGHT SNOW WILL BEGIN MONDAY MORNING...WITH
ACCUMULATIONS OF 1 TO 3 INCHES POSSIBLE BY THE EVENING RUSH.
SNOW WILL PICK UP IN INTENSITY MONDAY EVENING...WITH THE
HEAVIEST SNOW AND STRONGEST WINDS FROM ABOUT MIDNIGHT MONDAY
NIGHT INTO TUESDAY AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...LIFE-THREATENING CONDITIONS AND EXTREMELY DANGEROUS
TRAVEL DUE TO HEAVY SNOWFALL AND STRONG WINDS...WITH WHITEOUT
CONDITIONS. SECONDARY AND TERTIARY ROADS MAY BECOME
IMPASSABLE. STRONG WINDS MAY DOWN POWER LINES AND TREE LIMBS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A BLIZZARD WARNING MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE
EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. FALLING AND BLOWING SNOW WITH STRONG WINDS
AND POOR VISIBILITIES WILL LEAD TO WHITEOUT CONDITIONS...MAKING
TRAVEL EXTREMELY DANGEROUS. DO NOT TRAVEL. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...
HAVE A WINTER SURVIVAL KIT WITH YOU. IF YOU GET STRANDED...STAY
WITH YOUR VEHICLE.

ALL UNNECESSARY TRAVEL IS DISCOURAGED BEGINNING MONDAY
AFTERNOON...TO ALLOW PEOPLE ALREADY ON THE ROAD TO SAFELY REACH
THEIR DESTINATIONS BEFORE THE HEAVY SNOW BEGINS...AND TO ALLOW
SNOW REMOVAL EQUIPMENT TO BEGIN TO CLEAR ROADS.

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