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Ulster County Sheriff's Office
Tuesday February 26th, 2013 :: 04:48 p.m. EST


Winter Storm Warning In Effect From 11PM This Evening To 6AM Thursday. Accumulations Of 5-10 Inches For Ulster Co.

Winter Storm Warning issued February 26 at 4:04PM EST until February 28 at 6:00AM EST by NWS Albany
Activation Time: 02/26/13 4:04 PM
Expiration Time: 02/28/13 6:00 AM
Issued By: NWS Albany (Eastern New York and Western New England)
Affected Jurisdictions: Fulton County (All)
Greene County (All)
Hamilton County (All)
Ulster County (All)
Warren County (All)
Description: ...Winter Storm Warning In Effect From 11 PM This Evening To 6 AM EST Thursday... The National Weather Service In Albany Has Issued A Winter Storm Warning For Heavy Snow...Which Is In Effect From 11 PM This Evening To 6 AM EST Thursday. The Winter Storm Watch Is No Longer In Effect. * Locations...Hamilton...Northern Warren...Western Greene... Western Ulster...Northern Fulton And Windham Counties. * Hazard Types...Snow...Possibly Heavy At Times. * Snow Accumulations...Accumulations Of 8 To 14 Inches For Hamilton...Northern Warren...Northern Fulton And Western Windham County...And 5 To 10 Inches Across Western Greene...Western Ulster And Eastern Windham Counties. * Maximum Snowfall Rates...An Inch Per Hour...Mainly Late Tonight Through Wednesday Morning. * Timing...Snow Arrives After Midnight. Snow Possibly Heavy At Times...Mixing With Or Changing To Rain In Some Areas By Wednesday Afternoon...Then Changing Back To All Snow Wednesday Night. * Ice Accumulations...A Minor Coating Of Ice Is Possible Over Western Greene And Western Ulster Counties. * Impacts...The Potential For Dangerous Travel Conditions Later Tonight Through Wednesday Night. * Winds...East 15 To 25 Mph With Occasional Gusts Up To 40 Mph...But Gusts Up To 50 Mph Possible Over Western Windham County. The Combination Of Wind And Snow Could Cause Very Low Visibilities Under A Quarter Of A Mile. The Snow Will Likely Be Heavy And Wet And Combined With The Wind Could Produce Power Outages.


A Winter Storm Warning Means Significant Amounts Of Snow Are Expected Or Occurring. Strong Winds Are Also Possible. This Will Make Travel Very Hazardous Or Impossible.

Ulster County Sheriff's Office
380 Boulevard
Kingston, NY 12401

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 845-340-3802

Alert Details

Moderate - Possible threat to life or property
Expected - Responsive action SHOULD be taken soon (within next hour)
Likely (p > ~50%)
General emergency and public safety
Severe Weather Warning

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