SULLIVAN COUNTY, NY (January 25, 2015) — Issued By: NWS Binghamton (South Central New York and Northeastern Pennsylvania)
Affected Jurisdictions: Sullivan County
…Winter Storm Watch In Effect From Monday Afternoon Throughtuesday Afternoon…
The National Weather Service In Binghamton Has Issued A Winter storm Watch Which Is In Effect From Monday Afternoon through Tuesday Afternoon.
*Locations…Pike County, Pennsylvania And Sullivan County, New York.
*Hazards…Heavy Snow, Blowing And Drifting Snow.
*Impacts…Dangerous Travel Due To Poor Visibility And Snow-covered Roads. Snowfall Rates Of 1 Inch Or More Per Hour Are Possible.
*Accumulations…Potential For More Than 7 Inches.
*Timing…Light Snow Overspreads The Area Monday With initially minor Accumulations. However…Heavier Snow Is Expected Monday night Through Tuesday Afternoon. It Will Be During This Period that The Highest Impact Will Occur.
*Temperatures…Generally In The Teens, Rising Into The 20s Tuesday Afternoon.
*Winds…Northeast Winds Increasing To 10 To 20 Mph, With Gusts over 25 Mph Possible.
A Winter Storm Watch Is In Effect Because Heavy Snow Is A possibility…But Not A Certainty. At This Time…There Is The potential For Snow Accumulations Of 7 Inches Or More. Travel conditions Could Become Hazardous…So It Is Important To Monitor the Latest Forecasts And Statements If You Are Planning To Travel in The Watch Area.