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Winter Storm Warning
Issued: 4:12 AM EDT Mar. 21, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until 6 am EDT

* what... heavy snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 12 to
18 inches are expected, with locally higher amounts possible.

* Where... portions of northeast New Jersey, Fairfield County in
southern Connecticut, and the New York City metropolitan area in
southeast New York.

* When... until 6 am EDT Thursday.

* Additional details... snow this morning will become heavy by
afternoon and into the evening. Expect significant reductions in
visibility at times. A combination of the heavy snow and
occasional wind gusts up to 40 mph could bring down tree limbs
and power lines, creating power outages. Travel will be very
difficult to impossible, especially during the evening commute.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Storm Warning for snow means severe winter weather
conditions will make travel very hazardous or impossible. If you
must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food and water in your
vehicle in case of an emergency. Check local Department of
Transportation information services for the latest Road