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  • Winter Weather Advisory for Tompkins County, New York
  • Winter Weather Advisory issued February 15 at 3:23AM EST until February 16 at 10:00AM EST by NWS
  • Effective: Sunday, February 15, 2015 at 3:23 a.m.
  • Expires: Sunday, February 15, 2015 at 7 a.m.
  • ...WIND CHILL WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST MONDAY...
    ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST THIS
    MORNING...
    * LOCATIONS...FINGER LAKES REGION TO SYRACUSE...UTICA...AND
    ROME...THEN ACROSS DELAWARE..CORTLAND...MADISON...CHENANGO...AND
    OTSEGO COUNTIES.
    * HAZARDS...SNOW...BLOWING SNOW...HIGH WINDS...AND DANGEROUS WIND
    CHILL VALUES.
    * ACCUMULATIONS...TOTALS OF 4 TO 8 INCHES BY DAYBREAK.
    * TEMPERATURES...5 BELOW TO 5 ABOVE ZERO EARLY THIS MORNING...THEN
    DROPPING WELL BELOW ZERO FROM LATER THIS MORNING...THROUGH THIS
    AFTERNOON...TONIGHT...AND MONDAY MORNING.
    * WIND CHILLS...25 TO 40 DEGREES BELOW ZERO...ESPECIALLY TONIGHT
    AND EARLY MONDAY.
    * WINDS...NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH...WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH
    TODAY...SLOWLY DIMINISHING TONIGHT AND EARLY MONDAY.
    * TIMING...PERIODS OF SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH ABOUT DAYBREAK.
    SCATTERED LAKE-EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS AND FLURRIES WILL THEN
    PERSIST THROUGH THE DAY AND INTO TONIGHT. CONSIDERABLE BLOWING
    AND DRIFTING SNOW CAN BE EXPECTED IN OPEN AREAS. DANGEROUSLY
    COLD WIND CHILLS WILL ALSO CONTINUE THROUGH EARLY MONDAY
    MORNING.
    * IMPACTS...LOCALLY HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS FROM SNOW AND
    BLOWING SNOW...ESPECIALLY EARLY THIS MORNING. THROUGH EARLY
    MONDAY...DANGEROUSLY COLD WIND CHILLS COULD RESULT IN FROSTBITE
    ON EXPOSED SKIN...OR EVEN HYPOTHERMIA. WIND GUSTS COULD ALSO
    CAUSE MINOR DAMAGE TO TREES...AND LEAD TO SPORADIC POWER OUTAGES.