Up to 15 inches of snow now forecast for parts of NE

Up to 15 inches of snow now forecast for parts of NE

Winter storm warnings in effect for 9 states – and counting.


Oh, how I love global warming

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ALBANY HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY WET SNOW… IN EFFECT FROM NOON SATURDAY TO 6 AM SUNDAY.

LOCATIONS…SOUTHERN VERMONT…BERKSHIRES…THE SCHOHARIE VALLEY… EASTERN CATSKILLS…GREATER CAPITAL REGION… HELDERBERGS… TACONICS… LITCHFIELD HILLS…AND MID HUDSON VALLEY.

ACCUMULATIONS…4 TO 8 INCHES FOR VALLEY AREAS OF THE GREATER CAPITAL REGION…AND SCHOHARIE VALLEY.

6 TO 12 INCHES FOR THE MID HUDSON VALLEY… CONNECTICUT VALLEY OF SOUTHERN VERMONT…AND VALLEYS AREAS OF LITCHFIELD COUNTY CONNECTICUT.

6 TO 12 INCHES ACROSS ELEVATIONS GREATER THAN 1000 FT WITH LOCALLY UP TO 15 INCHES ACROSS THE EASTERN CATSKILLS… LITCHFIELD HILLS… BERKSHIRES… AND SOUTHERN GREEN MOUNTAINS.

HEAVY WET SNOW COULD BRING DOWN NUMEROUS LEAF COVERED LIMBS… TREES AND POWER LINES. POTENTIAL FOR WIDESPREAD POWER OUTAGES FROM THE CAPITAL REGION SOUTHWARD… LONG DURATION POWER OUTAGES POSSIBLE ACROSS THE MID HUDSON VALLEY AND LITCHFIELD COUNTY CONNECTICUT. ROADS TREACHEROUS FOR TRAVEL BY SATURDAY AFTERNOON.

TEMPERATURES… UPPER 20S BY SATURDAY EVENING.

INCLUDING CITIES OF…TORRINGTON…OAKVILLE…NEW MILFORD… TERRYVILLE… PITTSFIELD… NORTH ADAMS…GREAT BARRINGTON… LEE… LENOX… HOUSATONIC… COBLESKILL… MIDDLEBURGH… DELANSON… ESPERANCE… DUANESBURG… SCHENECTADY… ROTTERDAM… BALLSTON SPA… MECHANICVILLE… WATERFORD… ALTAMONT… ALBANY…TROY… HOOSICK FALLS… HUNTER… TANNERSVILLE… WINDHAM…CATSKILL… COXSACKIE… ATHENS… CAIRO… JEFFERSON HEIGHTS…HUDSON… CHATHAM… SUNDOWN… ELLENVILLE…WOODSTOCK…WEST HURLEY… KERHONKSON… NAPANOCH… PHOENICIA… KINGSTON…NEW PALTZ… POUGHKEEPSIE… BEACON… ARLINGTON… PAWLING… DOVER PLAINS… MILLBROOK… PINE PLAINS… AMENIA… MILLERTON… HUDSON FALLS… FORT EDWARD… CAMBRIDGE… GREENWICH… BENNINGTON… JACKSONVILLE… NEWFANE… BRATTLEBORO…WEST BRATTLEBORO… BELLOWS FALLS

For complete list see
http://www.nws.noaa.gov/view/nationalwarnings.php?map=on
Thanks to Kenneth Lund for this link

Thanks to Laurel for photo of Lady Liberty.

See also:
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/g/a/2011/10/28/bloomberg_articlesLTSHD70UQVI9.DTL
Thanks to De Paus for this link


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