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Ridgewood Emergency Management
Wednesday December 26th, 2012 :: 10:00 a.m. EST

Advisory

WINTER WEATHER ADVIOSRY FOR ICE AND SNOW IN EFFECT FOR BERGEN CO. THRU 6 AM THURSDAY. 1-4 IN. OF SNOW AND WIND GUSTS TO 50 MPH POSSIBLE.

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN UPTON HAS ISSUED A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND ICE...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 6 AM EST THURSDAY.

* LOCATIONS...NORTHERN PORTIONS OF SOUTHWESTERN CONNECTICUT...AS WELL AS WESTERN BERGEN COUNTY IN NEW JERSEY...AND ROCKLAND AND NORTHERN WESTCHESTER COUNTIES IN SOUTHEASTERN NEW YORK.

* HAZARD TYPES...SNOW AND ICE LATE TODAY THROUGH LATE TONIGHT.

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 1 TO 4 INCHES ...ALONG WITH AROUND A TRACE T ONE TENTH OF AN INCH OF ICE.

* WINDS...EAST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH.

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE LOWER 30S THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE TONIGHT.

* VISIBILITIES...ONE QUARTER TO ONE HALF MILE OR LESS AT TIMES.

* IMPACTS...SNOW AND ICE ACCUMULATIONS WILL MAKE FOR DANGEROUS TRAVEL LATE TODAY INTO EARLY THURSDAY MORNING. IN ADDITION...STRONG WINDS COULD DOWN SNOW AND ICE COVERED TREE LIMBS...POWER LINES AND HOLIDAY DECORATIONS...AND CAUSE MINOR PROPERTY DAMAGE. POWER OUTAGES ARE POSSIBLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW...SLEET...OR FREEZING RAIN WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SLIPPERY ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE
DRIVING.

Address/Location
Ridgewood Emergency Management
131 N Maple Ave
Ridgewood, NJ 07450

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 201-670-5570

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