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Blizzard Watch for Eastern Bergen, New Jersey, March 14, 2017

Date: March 12, 2017

BLIZZARD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING... 

* LOCATIONS... NEW YORK CITY, LONG ISLAND, SOUTHERN WESTCHESTER, SOUTHERN FAIRFIELD, SOUTHERN NEW HAVEN, MIDDLESEX, AND NEW LONDON COUNTIES.

* HAZARD TYPES... HEAVY SNOW AND BLIZZARD CONDITIONS. * SNOW ACCUMULATIONS... 12 TO 18 INCHES. * TIMING... LATE MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING.

* IMPACTS... DANGEROUS TRAVEL AND POTENTIAL FOR POWER OUTAGES. DAMAGING WIND GUSTS POSSIBLE ACROSS EASTERN LONG ISLAND AND EXTREME SOUTHEASTERN CONNECTICUT. * WINDS... NORTHEAST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS 40 TO 50 MPH.

* TEMPERATURES... IN THE UPPER 20S. * VISIBILITIES... ONE QUARTER MILE OR LESS AT TIMES. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A BLIZZARD WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR FALLING AND/OR BLOWING SNOW WITH STRONG WINDS AND EXTREMELY POOR VISIBILITIES. THIS CAN LEAD TO WHITEOUT CONDITIONS AND MAKE TRAVEL VERY DANGEROUS.