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Winter Storm Warning

Statement as of 11:32 AM EST on February 01, 2015

Expires 7:00 AM EST on February 02, 2015


... Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until 7 am EST Monday...

Hazardous weather...

* widespread light to moderate snow will become increasingly
   heavy during the afternoon.

* Northeast wind increasing to gusts around 30 mph will add
   substantial blowing and drifting.

* The peak in snowfall intensity will occur during the late
   afternoon through the evening... with snowfall reaching an inch
   per hour rate.

* Snow will taper off early Monday morning.

* Total accumulation of 7 to 11 inches.

* Wind chill falling to about 10 below zero tonight.

Impacts...

* snow covered roads and reduced visibility will result in
   dangerous conditions for travel and outdoor activity.

* Travel is discouraged during the late afternoon and evening
   peak of the event.

* Increasing difficulty for Road crews to keep pace with high
   snowfall rates... blowing and drifting.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

* a Winter Storm Warning means significant amounts of snow and
   blowing snow is expected or occurring. This will make travel
   and outdoor activity dangerous.

* Prepare... plan... and stay informed. Visit
   http://go.USA.Gov/rr8





Special Statement

Statement as of 2:53 PM EST on February 01, 2015

Expires 6:00 PM EST on February 01, 2015


... Winter Storm Warning in effect through 7 am Monday...

Weather...

* moderate to heavy snowfall along and south of M-59 will persist
   and expand northward late this afternoon... eventually reaching
   the I-69 corridor.

* Snow accumulations of 2 to 3 inches are expected between 3 PM
   and 6 PM. Snowfall near 1 inch per hour is expected.

* Northeast winds around 15 mph gusting to 25 mph will result in blowing
   and drifting snow.

* Air temperatures will range between 15 and 23 degrees.

Impacts...

* heavy snow and blowing snow may lead to localized whiteout
   conditions. Rapid fluctuations of visibility will occur.

* The northeast winds may lead to drifting of snow on all
   roadways particularly in locations with open exposure.


Precautionary/preparedness actions...

* travel will become increasingly difficult into the late
   afternoon and early evening and is not recommended. If you must
   travel... allow plenty of time and use extreme caution.

* Prepare... plan... and stay informed.
   Visit http://go.USA.Gov/rr8



Local Storm Report



02/01/2015 0330 PM

Rochester, Oakland County.

Snow m3.0 inch, reported by trained spotter.


            12.5 hour total





02/01/2015 1130 am

Rochester Hills, Oakland County.

Snow m1.5 inch, reported by public.


            8 hour snowfall total.




02/01/2015 0115 PM

South Lyon, Oakland County.

Snow m2.7 inch, reported by cocorahs.


            4 hour total




02/01/2015 0215 PM

Bloomfield Hills, Oakland County.

Snow m2.5 inch, reported by trained spotter.


            11 hour total




02/01/2015 0100 PM

4 miles E of White Lake, Oakland County.

Snow m2.1 inch, reported by official NWS obs.


            10 hour total at NWS White Lake




02/01/2015 0100 PM

Farmington, Oakland County.

Snow m2.5 inch, reported by co-op observer.


            10 hour total




02/01/2015 0115 PM

South Lyon, Oakland County.

Snow m2.7 inch, reported by cocorahs.


            4 hour total




02/01/2015 0100 PM

4 miles E of White Lake, Oakland County.

Snow m2.1 inch, reported by official NWS obs.


            10 hour total at NWS White Lake




02/01/2015 0100 PM

Farmington, Oakland County.

Snow m2.5 inch, reported by co-op observer.


            10 hour total




02/01/2015 1125 am

White Lake, Oakland County.

Snow m1.4 inch, reported by official NWS obs.


            8.5 hour snowfall total. Measurement taken at the NWS
            office




02/01/2015 1130 am

Rochester Hills, Oakland County.

Snow m1.5 inch, reported by public.


            8 hour snowfall total.


Public Information Statement

Statement as of 3:45 PM EST on February 01, 2015



Snow reports


Location snowfall duration
                          (inches) (hours) lat Lon

... Macomb County...
   Shelby Township M 4.0 11 42.67n 83.03w

... Oakland County...
   Rochester M 3.0 12.5 42.69n 83.12w

... Saginaw County...
   Birch Run M 3.0 11 43.25n 83.79w

... Washtenaw County...
   Ann Arbor M 6.0 15 42.28n 83.73w

... Wayne County...
   2 NNW Livonia M 4.1 13.5 42.43n 83.38w
   Garden City M 5.0 13 42.33n 83.33w
   Allen Park M 5.5 11 42.26n 83.21w
   Wyandotte M 7.1 13.5 42.21n 83.16w


M = measured
E = estimated


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Connecticut - Winter Storm Warning
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