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.