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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Burlington VT
153 PM EDT Tue Mar 14 2017

NYZ026>028-031-034-035-087-VTZ001-002-005-009-011-150400-
/O.CON.KBTV.BZ.W.0001.000000T0000Z-170315T1500Z/
Northern St. Lawrence-Northern Franklin-Eastern Clinton-
Western Clinton-Western Essex-Eastern Essex-
Southwestern St. Lawrence-Grand Isle-Western Franklin-
Western Chittenden-Western Addison-Western Rutland-
Including the cities of Massena, Malone, Plattsburgh, Dannemora, 
Lake Placid, Port Henry, Ticonderoga, Ogdensburg, Potsdam, 
Gouverneur, Alburgh, South Hero, St. Albans, Burlington, 
Middlebury, Vergennes, and Rutland
153 PM EDT Tue Mar 14 2017

...BLIZZARD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EDT WEDNESDAY...

The National Weather Service in Burlington continues the Blizzard
Warning, until 11 AM EDT Wednesday.

* Hazard Types...Heavy snow, blowing and drifting snow, and 
  strong gusty winds.

* Accumulations...14 to 24 inches of snow...except 10 to 14 inches
  in the St. Lawrence Valley of New York. 

* Locations...The Saint Lawrence Valley and eastern Adirondack 
  Mountains of northern New York...and the Champlain Valley.

* Maximum Snowfall Rate...greater than 2 inches per hour, mainly 
  this afternoon through this evening.

* Timing...Snow...heavy at times...will continue through 
  midnight. Blizzard conditions with strong gusty winds and 
  whiteout conditions will develop as the afternoon progresses 
  and continue into the overnight hours tonight...with areas of 
  snow and blowing snow continuing on Wednesday.

* Impacts...Travel is not recommended due to blizzard conditions 
  this afternoon into Wednesday morning. Isolated power outages 
  are possible.

* Winds...North 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 45 mph.

* Temperatures...Highs in the lower 20s. Lows 11 to 15.

* Visibilities...One eighth-mile or less at times...especially
  this afternoon and evening. 

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Blizzard Warning means severe winter weather conditions are
expected or occurring. Falling and blowing snow with strong winds
and poor visibilities are likely. This will lead to whiteout
conditions, making travel extremely dangerous. Do not travel. If
you must travel, have a winter survival kit with you. If you get
stranded, stay with your vehicle.

Please stay tuned to NOAA Weather Radio, your local media, or go
to www.weather.gov/Burlington for further updates on this weather
situation.

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NYZ029-030-VTZ003-004-006>008-010-012-016>019-150400-
/O.CON.KBTV.WS.W.0003.000000T0000Z-170316T0000Z/
Southeastern St. Lawrence-Southern Franklin-Orleans-Essex-
Lamoille-Caledonia-Washington-Orange-Windsor-Eastern Franklin-
Eastern Chittenden-Eastern Addison-Eastern Rutland-
Including the cities of Star Lake, Saranac Lake, Tupper Lake, 
Newport, Island Pond, Johnson, Stowe, St. Johnsbury, Montpelier, 
Bradford, Randolph, Springfield, White River Junction, 
Enosburg Falls, Richford, Underhill, Bristol, Ripton, 
East Wallingford, and Killington
153 PM EDT Tue Mar 14 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT
WEDNESDAY...

The National Weather Service in Burlington continues the Winter
Storm Warning for heavy snow, until 8 PM EDT Wednesday.

* Hazard Types...Heavy Snow.

* Locations...All of Vermont east of the Champlain Valley and 
  the western Adirondack Mountains of northern New York.

* Accumulations...18 to 24 inches of snow.

* Maximum Snowfall Rate...greater than 2 inches per hour, mainly 
  this afternoon through this evening.

* Timing...Snow, heavy at times, will continue this afternoon 
  and tonight. Gusty winds will produce considerable blowing and 
  drifting snow this afternoon into early Wednesday morning.

* Impacts...Hazardous winter driving conditions due to snow 
  covered roads, low visibility, and blowing and drifting snow. 
  Creating near whiteout conditions at times. Unnecessary travel 
  is strongly discouraged this afternoon and evening.

* Winds...Northwest 15 to 20 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.

* Temperatures...Highs in the lower 20s. Lows around 10 above.

* Visibilities...One quarter mile or less at times.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Storm Warning for heavy snow means severe winter weather
conditions are expected or occurring.  Significant amounts of
snow are forecast that will make travel dangerous. Only travel in
an emergency. If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food,
and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency.

Please stay tuned to NOAA Weather Radio, your local media, or go
to www.weather.gov/Burlington for further updates on this weather
situation.

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