Posted 629 days ago – National Weather Service

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Blizzard Warning remains in effect until 7 pm EST this evening.

A Blizzard Warning remains in effect until 7 pm EST this evening.

  • Storm total accumulations, 17 to 22 inches of snow.
  • Timing: through this evening.
  • Winds: north 20 to 25 mph with gusts up to 40 mph.
  • Visibilities: one quarter of a mile or less.
  • Precipitation type: Heavy snow with extreme blowing and drifting snow.
  • Impacts: Heavy snow and strong winds will create dangerous traveling conditions. Blowing snow will frequently cause Whiteout conditions. Drifting will be extreme, upwards to 4 to 10 ft.

Recommended actions

Travel is not recommended. Stay tuned to NOAA weather radio or your favorite source of weather information for the latest updates. Additional details can also be found at www.weather.gov/car.

What is a Blizzard Warning?

WatchWarning

Issued for winter storms with sustained or frequent winds of 35 mph or higher with considerable falling and/or blowing snow that frequently reduces visibility to 1/4 of a mile or less. These conditions are expected to prevail for a minimum of 3 hours. Source: weather.gov