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NWS: Winter Storm Watch in Effect from 6 PM Sunday to 6 PM Monday

 

Published: January 14, 2022 at 06:45 a.m.

By: Weather Alert from the National Weather Service

 

Winter Storm Watch

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE

National Weather Service Buffalo NY

341 AM EST Fri Jan 14 2022

 

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Jefferson-Lewis-

Including the cities of Watertown and Lowville

341 AM EST Fri Jan 14 2022

 

...WIND CHILL WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO

1 PM EST SATURDAY...

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY EVENING THROUGH

MONDAY AFTERNOON...

 

* WHAT...For the Wind Chill Warning, dangerously cold wind chills

  expected. Wind chills as low as 40 below zero. For the Winter

  Storm Watch, heavy snow possible. Total snow accumulations of 9

  inches or more possible.

 

* WHERE...Jefferson and Lewis counties.

 

* WHEN...For the Wind Chill Warning, from 6 PM this evening to 1

  PM EST Saturday. For the Winter Storm Watch, from Sunday

  evening through Monday afternoon.

 

* IMPACTS...Travel could be very difficult. The hazardous

  conditions could impact the morning or evening commute. The

  dangerously cold wind chills could cause frostbite on exposed

  skin in as little as 10 minutes.

 

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

 

This is a potentially dangerous situation to be outdoors. If you

must be outside, be sure to cover all exposed skin. Frostbite can

occur in 15 minutes or less with apparent temperatures of

25 below zero or colder.

 

Begin needed preparations at home or with your vehicle. Travel

may become difficult, so plan accordingly.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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