Northern Litchfield Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Wind Chill Advisory, Winter Storm Warning
Issued: 3:55 AM EST Jan. 20, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until 4 PM EST this
afternoon...
... Wind Chill Advisory in effect from 6 PM this evening to 6 PM
EST Monday...

* what... heavy mixed precipitation of sleet and freezing rain
transitioning back to snow in the afternoon. Very cold wind
chills expected. Additional snow and sleet accumulations of 1 to
3 inches especially over the southern Taconics and ice
accumulations of one tenth to two tenths of an inch. Wind chills
15 to 24 degrees below zero expected. Winds will gust to 25 to
35 mph this afternoon into tomorrow.

* Where... in Connecticut, Litchfield County. In New York, Dutchess
and Ulster counties.

* When... for the Winter Storm Warning, until 4 PM EST this
afternoon. For the Wind Chill Advisory, from 6 PM this evening
to 6 PM EST Monday.

* Additional details... plan on slippery Road conditions. The
hazardous conditions could impact travel. The cold wind chills
could cause frostbite on exposed skin in as little as 30
minutes. Accumulating ice could result in downed tree limbs and
isolated to scattered power outages.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Storm Warning means significant amounts of snow, sleet
and ice will make travel very hazardous or impossible.

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.