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02/07/2020

Federal Emergency Management Agency

Special Weather Statement issued February 7 at 3:05PM EST by NWS Albany NY

Areas Affected: Eastern Columbia; Western Columbia; Bennington; Eastern Schenectady; Eastern Windham; Northern Warren; Southeast Warren; Western Windham; Northern Berkshire; Southern Saratoga; Eastern Rensselaer; Southern Berkshire; Northern Saratoga; Eastern Albany; Southern Washington; Western Rensselaer; Northern Washington

At 3 pm, heavy snow was located along and east of the Northway, and along and north of the Berkshire Spur/Mass Pike. Snowfall rates of an inch per hour are occurring in this area. The area of heavy snow will exit the Northway, Berkshire Spur, and Mass Pike corridors by 4-5 pm. Heavy snowfall will continue from Washington County into southern Vermont and the northern Berkshires through 5-6 pm. Wind gusts of 30 to 50 mph are possible, which will result in blowing snow and reduced visibility. Travelers should prepare for slippery roads and visibility of a quarter mile or less.

02/07/2020

Federal Emergency Management Agency
Update: Winter Weather Advisory issued February 7 at 12:05AM EST until February 7 at 7:00PM EST by NWS Albany NY
Areas Affected: Montgomery; Southern Fulton; Bennington; Eastern Schenectady; Western Schenectady; Eastern Windham; Southeast Warren; Western Windham; Northern Berkshire; Southern Saratoga; Southern Berkshire; Schoharie; Northern Fulton; Northern Saratoga; Western Albany; Southern Washington; Northern Washington
* WHAT...Mixed precipitation of snow, sleet and freezing rain.
Additional snow and sleet accumulations of 2 to 6 inches and
ice accumulations of one tenth to one quarter of an inch.

* WHERE...Bennington and western Windham Counties of southern
Vermont, the Lake George and Saratoga Region, the Schoharie
Valley, Helderbergs, central and eastern Mohawk Valley, and
the northern portion of the Capital Region.

* WHEN...Until 7 PM EST Friday.

* IMPACTS...Isolated to Scattered power outages and tree damage
are likely due to the ice. Travel could be difficult. The
hazardous conditions could impact the morning or evening
commute on Friday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Snowfall rates of up to an inch an hour
are possible Friday afternoon with gusty winds of 35 to 45 mph.
Slow down and use caution while traveling. Prepare for possible
power outages. Monitor the latest forecasts for updates on this
situation.

02/06/2020

Federal Emergency Management Agency

Update: Winter Weather Advisory issued February 6 at 3:47PM EST until February 7 at 7:00PM EST by NWS Albany NY

Areas Affected: Northern Berkshire; Eastern Windham

* WHAT...Mixed precipitation of snow, sleet and freezing rain. Additional snow and sleet accumulations of 1 to 3 inches and ice accumulations of one tenth to quarter of an inch. * WHERE...In Vermont, Eastern Windham County. In Massachusetts, Northern Berkshire County. * WHEN...Until 7 PM EST Friday. * IMPACTS...Plan on slippery road conditions. The hazardous conditions could impact the Friday morning or evening commute.

Slow down and use caution while traveling. Monitor the latest forecasts for updates on this situation.

02/06/2020

Federal Emergency Management Agency

Update: Winter Weather Advisory issued February 6 at 3:56AM EST until February 6 at 10:00PM EST by NWS Albany NY

Areas Affected: Northern Berkshire; Eastern Windham

* WHAT...Mixed precipitation is expected. Total snow and sleet accumulations between 1 and 3 inches. Up to one tenth of an inch of ice is expected. * WHERE...In Vermont, Eastern Windham County. In Massachusetts, Northern Berkshire County. * WHEN...Through 10 PM this evening. * IMPACTS...Isolated power outages are possible due to the ice. The hazardous travel conditions will likely impact the commute this morning. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Allow extra travel time and drive cautiously.

Slow down and use caution while traveling.

Adams Ambulance Service, Inc.
02/06/2020

Adams Ambulance Service, Inc.

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02/06/2020

Federal Emergency Management Agency

Update: Winter Weather Advisory issued February 5 at 10:06PM EST until February 6 at 10:00PM EST by NWS Albany NY

Areas Affected: Northern Berkshire; Eastern Windham

* WHAT...Wintry mix precipitation is expected. Total snow and sleet accumulations expected to range between 2 and 4 inches with isolated amounts up to 4 inches in higher terrain areas. Up to one to two tenths of an inch of ice from freezing rain is expected. * WHERE...In Vermont, Eastern Windham County. In Massachusetts, Northern Berkshire County. * WHEN...From 1 AM to 10 PM EST Thursday. * IMPACTS...Power outages and tree damage are possible due to the ice. The hazardous travel conditions will likely impact the Thursday morning commute and Friday evening commute. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Allow extra travel time and drive cautiously.

Slow down and use caution while traveling.

02/05/2020

Federal Emergency Management Agency

Winter Weather Advisory issued February 5 at 3:24AM EST until February 6 at 10:00PM EST by NWS Albany NY

Areas Affected: Hamilton; Montgomery; Southern Fulton; Bennington; Eastern Windham; Northern Warren; Southeast Warren; Western Windham; Southern Herkimer; Northern Berkshire; Northern Fulton; Northern Saratoga; Northern Herkimer; Southern Washington; Northern Washington

* WHAT...Mixed precipitation expected, including snow, sleet and freezing rain. Total snow accumulations of 2 to 4 inches and ice accumulations of up to one tenth of an inch. * WHERE...The Mohawk Valley, western and southern Adirondacks, Lake George Saratoga region, northern Berkshires and southern Vermont. * WHEN...From 1 AM to 10 PM EST Thursday. * IMPACTS...Plan on slippery road conditions. The hazardous conditions could impact the Thursday morning and evening commutes. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Mixed precipitation will change to drizzle or freezing drizzle by Thursday evening.

Slow down and use caution while traveling.

01/25/2020

Federal Emergency Management Agency

Update: Winter Weather Advisory issued January 25 at 3:41PM EST until January 26 at 4:00AM EST by NWS Albany NY

Areas Affected: Northern Warren; Western Windham; Hamilton; Northern Berkshire; Bennington

* WHAT...Mixed precipitation. Additional sleet and snow accumulations of up to one inch and ice accumulations of a light glaze. Winds gusting as high as 40 to 45mph. * WHERE...In Vermont, Western Windham and Bennington Counties. In New York, Northern Warren and Hamilton Counties. In Massachusetts, Northern Berkshire County. * WHEN...Until 4 AM EST Sunday. * IMPACTS...Untreated ground surface may become slippery. Plan on slippery sidewalks, roads and bridges. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Ground surfaces may be icy even if air temperatures rise above freezing.

Slow down and use caution while traveling.

01/25/2020

Federal Emergency Management Agency

Special Weather Statement issued January 25 at 2:21PM EST by NWS Albany NY

Areas Affected: Western Windham; Eastern Columbia; Northern Berkshire; Eastern Rensselaer; Southern Berkshire; Bennington

Strong southeast winds sustained between 15 and 25mph with gusts up to 40 to 45mph have been observed along the Taconics, Berkshires and in southern Vermont this afternoon. The potential for strong wind gusts continues into this evening. Such gusty winds may lead to downed tree branches.

01/25/2020

Federal Emergency Management Agency
Update: Winter Weather Advisory issued January 25 at 1:24PM EST until January 26 at 4:00AM EST by NWS Albany NY
Areas Affected: Southeast Warren; Northern Warren; Western Windham; Hamilton; Northern Berkshire; Southern Berkshire; Northern Fulton; Northern Saratoga; Bennington; Southern Washington; Northern Washington; Eastern Windham
* WHAT...Mixed precipitation. Total snow and sleet accumulations
of up to one inch and ice accumulations of around one tenth of
an inch. Winds gusting as high as 40 to 45 mph.

* WHERE...Southern Vermont, the Berkshires in western
Massachusetts, northern Saratoga, Warren, Washington and
Hamilton County in eastern New York.

* WHEN...Until 4 AM EST Sunday.

* IMPACTS...Untreated ground surfaces may become slippery. Plan on
slippery sidewalks, roads and bridges.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Colder ground surface could still be icy
this afternoon even as air temperatures rise above freezing..
Slow down and use caution while traveling.

01/25/2020

Federal Emergency Management Agency

Winter Weather Advisory issued January 25 at 3:29AM EST until January 26 at 4:00AM EST by NWS Albany NY

Areas Affected: Northern Berkshire; Southern Berkshire; Southern Washington; Northern Washington; Eastern Windham

* WHAT...Mixed precipitation expected. Total snow and sleet accumulations of up to one inch and ice accumulations of around one tenth of an inch, except up to one quarter of an inch across higher elevations of the Berkshires. Winds gusting as high as 35 mph across higher elevations of the Berkshires. * WHERE...In Vermont, Eastern Windham County. In New York, Washington County. In Massachusetts, Berkshire County. * WHEN...From 1 PM Saturday to 4 AM EST Sunday. * IMPACTS...Untreated ground surfaces will become slippery. Plan on slippery sidewalks, roads and bridges. Slippery travel conditions expected. Isolated power outages are possible. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Icy ground conditions could linger a few hours after temperatures rise above the freezing mark.

Slow down and use caution while traveling.

01/19/2020

Federal Emergency Management Agency

Update: Winter Storm Warning issued January 19 at 12:57AM EST until January 19 at 7:00AM EST by NWS Albany NY

Areas Affected: Southeast Warren; Northern Warren; Southern Saratoga; Northern Berkshire; Southern Berkshire; Northern Saratoga; Southern Fulton; Northern Litchfield; Southern Washington; Northern Washington; Eastern Windham

* WHAT...Snow. Additional snow accumulation of up to one inch. * WHERE...The Lake George Saratoga region of eastern New York, eastern Windham County in southern Vermont, Berkshire County in western Massachusetts, and northern Litchfield County in northwest Connecticut. * WHEN...Until 7 AM EST this morning. * IMPACTS...Plan on slippery road conditions.

If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food, and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency.

01/18/2020

Federal Emergency Management Agency
Update: Winter Storm Warning issued January 18 at 3:37PM EST until January 19 at 7:00AM EST by NWS Albany NY
Areas Affected: Southeast Warren; Northern Warren; Southern Saratoga; Northern Berkshire; Southern Berkshire; Northern Saratoga; Southern Fulton; Northern Litchfield; Southern Washington; Northern Washington; Eastern Windham
* WHAT...Heavy snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 5 to 9
inches.

* WHERE...The Lake George Saratoga region of eastern New York,
eastern Windham County in southern Vermont, Berkshire County
in western Massachusetts, and northern Litchfield County in
northwest Connecticut.

* WHEN...Through 7 AM EST Sunday.

* IMPACTS...Travel will be dangerous due to snow covered
roadways and low visibility.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Snowfall rates of around one inch per
hour are expected into early this evening. Areas of blowing
and drifting snow are possible on Sunday.
If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food, and water in
your vehicle in case of an emergency.

01/18/2020

Federal Emergency Management Agency

Update: Winter Storm Warning issued January 18 at 3:32PM EST until January 19 at 7:00AM EST by NWS Albany NY

Areas Affected: Southeast Warren; Northern Warren; Southern Saratoga; Northern Berkshire; Southern Berkshire; Northern Saratoga; Southern Fulton; Northern Litchfield; Southern Washington; Northern Washington; Eastern Windham

* WHAT...Heavy snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 5 to 9 inches. * WHERE...The Lake George Saratoga region of eastern New York, eastern Windham County in southern Vermont, Berkshire County in western Massachusetts, and northern Litchfield County in northwest Connecticut. * WHEN...through 7 AM EST Sunday. * IMPACTS...Travel will be dangerous due to snow covered roadways and low visibility. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Snowfall rates of around one inch per hour are expected into early this evening. Areas of blowing and drifting snow are possible on Sunday.

If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food, and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency.

01/18/2020

Federal Emergency Management Agency

Update: Winter Storm Warning issued January 18 at 3:22AM EST until January 19 at 7:00AM EST by NWS Albany NY

Areas Affected: Southeast Warren; Northern Warren; Southern Saratoga; Northern Berkshire; Southern Berkshire; Northern Saratoga; Southern Fulton; Northern Litchfield; Southern Washington; Northern Washington; Eastern Windham

* WHAT...Heavy snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 5 to 9 inches. * WHERE...The Lake George Saratoga region of eastern New York, eastern Windham County in southern Vermont, Berkshire County in western Massachusetts, and northern Litchfield County in northwest Connecticut. * WHEN...From 1 PM this afternoon to 7 AM EST Sunday. * IMPACTS...Travel will be dangerous due to snow covered roadways and low visibility. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Snowfall rates of around one inch per hour is expected late this afternoon into early this evening. Areas of blowing and drifting snow are possible on Sunday.

If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food, and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency.

01/17/2020

Federal Emergency Management Agency
Winter Storm Warning issued January 17 at 3:13PM EST until January 19 at 7:00AM EST by NWS Albany NY
Areas Affected: Southeast Warren; Northern Warren; Southern Saratoga; Northern Berkshire; Southern Berkshire; Northern Saratoga; Southern Fulton; Northern Litchfield; Southern Washington; Northern Washington; Eastern Windham
* WHAT...Heavy snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 5 to 9
inches.

* WHERE...The Lake George Saratoga region of eastern New York,
eastern Windham County in southern Vermont, Berkshire County in
western Massachusetts, and northern Litchfield County in
northwest Connecticut.

* WHEN...From 1 PM Saturday to 7 AM EST Sunday.

* IMPACTS...Travel could be very difficult.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Snowfall rates of 1 to 2 per hour possible
Saturday afternoon and evening. Areas of blowing and drifting
snow is possible.
If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food, and water in
your vehicle in case of an emergency.

01/16/2020

Federal Emergency Management Agency

Update: Winter Weather Advisory issued January 16 at 3:26PM EST until January 16 at 7:00PM EST by NWS Albany NY

Areas Affected: Western Windham; Northern Berkshire; Eastern Rensselaer; Bennington

* WHAT...Snow. Additional snow accumulations of up to one inch. * WHERE...In Vermont, Western Windham and Bennington Counties. In New York, Eastern Rensselaer County. In Massachusetts, Northern Berkshire County. * WHEN...Until 7 PM EST this evening. * IMPACTS...Plan on slippery road conditions.

Slow down and use caution while traveling.

01/16/2020

Federal Emergency Management Agency

Update: Wind Advisory issued January 16 at 3:23PM EST until January 16 at 7:00PM EST by NWS Albany NY

Areas Affected: Eastern Greene; Eastern Columbia; Western Columbia; Montgomery; Southern Fulton; Western Greene; Eastern Schenectady; Eastern Dutchess; Western Schenectady; Southern Herkimer; Southern Saratoga; Northern Berkshire; Eastern Rensselaer; Southern Berkshire; Western Dutchess; Northern Fulton; Schoharie; Western Ulster; Eastern Ulster; Western Albany; Eastern Albany; Southern Litchfield; Northern Litchfield; Western Rensselaer

* WHAT...Northwest winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 50 mph possible. * WHERE...Mohawk Valley, Capital District, Schoharie Valley, eastern Catskills, mid Hudson Valley, Taconics, Berkshires and northwestern Connecticut. * WHEN...Until 7 PM EST this evening. * IMPACTS...Gusty winds could blow around unsecured objects. Tree limbs could be blown down and a few power outages may result.

Use extra caution when driving, especially if operating a high profile vehicle. Secure outdoor objects.

01/16/2020

Federal Emergency Management Agency
Special Weather Statement issued January 16 at 1:44PM EST by NWS Albany NY
Areas Affected: Northern Berkshire; Eastern Rensselaer; Bennington; Southern Washington; Western Rensselaer
At 143 PM EST, bands of moderate to heavy snow were located over
Stamford, or near North Adams, moving east southeast at 25 mph.

Winds in excess of 30 mph are possible with these bands of snow.

Locations impacted include...
Bennington, North Adams, Hoosick Falls, Adams, Williamstown, Pownal,
Grafton, Berlin, Cambridge, Greenwich, Stamford, Florida, Savoy, New
Ashford, Hoosick, Lee, Pittstown, North Bennington, Old Bennington
and Hairpin Turn.

Visibilities will drop quickly to less than a quarter of a mile in
these bands of snow.

Conditions can deteriorate rapidly in winter weather situations. Be
prepared for snow or ice covered roads. Slow down and allow extra
time when traveling.

01/16/2020

Federal Emergency Management Agency
Update: Wind Advisory issued January 16 at 3:50AM EST until January 16 at 7:00PM EST by NWS Albany NY
Areas Affected: Eastern Greene; Eastern Columbia; Western Columbia; Montgomery; Southern Fulton; Western Greene; Eastern Schenectady; Eastern Dutchess; Western Schenectady; Southern Herkimer; Southern Saratoga; Northern Berkshire; Eastern Rensselaer; Southern Berkshire; Western Dutchess; Northern Fulton; Schoharie; Western Ulster; Eastern Ulster; Western Albany; Eastern Albany; Southern Litchfield; Northern Litchfield; Western Rensselaer
* WHAT...Northwest winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 50 mph
expected.

* WHERE...Mohawk Valley, Capital District, Schoharie Valley,
eastern Catskills, mid Hudson Valley, Taconics, Berkshires and
northwestern Connecticut.

* WHEN...From 10 AM this morning to 7 PM EST this evening.

* IMPACTS...Gusty winds could blow around unsecured objects.
Tree limbs could be blown down and a few power outages may
result.
Use extra caution when driving, especially if operating a high
profile vehicle. Secure outdoor objects.

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