WINTER STORM WARNING

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WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EST FRIDAY...

* LOCATIONS...HUDSON...SOUTHERN WESTCHESTER...BRONX...NEW YORK...
RICHMOND...KINGS...NORTHERN QUEENS...SOUTHERN QUEENS.

* HAZARD TYPES...HEAVY SNOW AND SLEET.

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 8 TO 12 INCHES...ALONG
WITH AROUND A TRACE OF ICE.

* WINDS...NORTH 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* TEMPERATURES...UPPER 20S TO LOWER 30S.

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

* TIMING...SNOW WILL MIX WITH AND POSSIBLY CHANGE TO SLEET AND
RAIN LATE THIS MORNING INTO THIS EVENING...BEFORE CHANGING BACK
TO ALL SNOW TONIGHT. THE SNOW WILL TAPER OFF AFTER MIDNIGHT.

* IMPACTS...SNOWFALL WILL MAKE TRAVEL TREACHEROUS. IN ADDITION...
HEAVY...WET SNOW MAY CAUSE SOME WEAK...FLAT ROOF STRUCTURES TO
COLLAPSE AND TREE BRANCHES WILL BE SUSCEPTIBLE TO FALLING.

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.