Severe Weather Alerts - Williamstown, MA

  • Winter Storm Warning

    Winter Storm Warning in effect from 9:00 PM EST until Monday, 6:00 PM EST. Source: U.S. National Weather Service

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING
TO 6 PM EST MONDAY...

* LOCATIONS...LITCHFIELD COUNTY CONNECTICUT...BERKSHIRES...
SOUTHERN VERMONT...GREATER CAPITAL REGION...GLENS FALLS AND
SARATOGA REGION...HELDERBERGS...MOHAWK AND SCHOHARIE VALLEYS...
MID HUDSON VALLEY...TACONICS AND THE EASTERN CATSKILLS.

* HAZARD TYPES...HEAVY SNOW.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...8 TO 16 INCHES...WITH THE HIGHEST TOTALS
ACROSS THE EASTERN CATSKILLS...HELDERBERGS...NORTHERN AND
CENTRAL TACONICS...BERKSHIRES AND SOUTHERN GREEN MOUNTAINS.

* MAXIMUM SNOWFALL RATES...1 TO 2 INCHES PER HOUR.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL MOVE IN LATE THIS EVENING...BECOMING HEAVY
AT TIMES PRIOR TO DAYBREAK MONDAY...AND CONTINUING HEAVY AT
TIMES INTO THE EARLY AFTERNOON. THE SNOW WILL TAPER TO SCATTERED
SNOW SHOWERS LATE MONDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

* IMPACTS...HAZARDOUS AND TREACHEROUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS FROM LATE
THIS EVENING THROUGH MONDAY. ROADS WILL BE SNOW COVERED AND
EXTREMELY SLIPPERY WITH AREAS OF BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW ALSO
POSSIBLE. UNNECESSARY TRAVEL IS NOT RECOMMENDED.

* WINDS...NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH.

* TEMPERATURES...SINGLE DIGITS TO LOWER 20S.

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.

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Winter Expert

Williamstown

Feb 1, 2015; 4:00 PM ET Snow and blowing snow will make travel difficult and dangerous from Chicago to Buffalo. Snow will spread into New England Monday. Bernie Rayno discusses.

Williamstown, MA Radar