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Winter Weather Advisory
Statement as of 3:13 PM EST on February 28, 2015

...Winter Weather Advisory in effect from 10 am Sunday to 7 am EST Monday...

The National Weather Service in New York has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for snow and freezing rain...which is in effect from 10 am Sunday to 7 am EST Monday.

* Locations...New York City...Long Island...northeast New Jersey...the lower Hudson Valley and Fairfield County.

* Hazard types...snow...with freezing rain across New York City...Long Island...most of northeast New Jersey...and coastal portions of the lower Hudson Valley and Fairfield County.

* Accumulations...snow accumulation of 2 to 6 inches...along with up to around a tenth of an inch of ice.

* Visibilities...1/4 to 1/2 miles at times.

* Timing...snow develops beginning late Sunday morning over western portions of the tri-state...then expands over the remainder of the advisory area Sunday afternoon. The snow will mix with or change to freezing rain across New York City...Long Island...most of northeast New Jersey...and coastal portions of the lower Hudson Valley and Fairfield County Sunday evening. The precipitation will taper off from west to east after midnight Sunday night.

* Impacts...snow covered surfaces...coated with ice in areas...will make traveling difficult at times.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow...sleet...or freezing rain will cause travel difficulties. Be prepared for slippery roads and limited visibilities...and use caution while driving.

Record Report
Statement as of 7:30 am EST on February 28, 2015

...Record low temperature set at Bridgeport CT...

A record low temperature of 8 degrees was set at Bridgeport CT this morning. This breaks the old record of 9 set in 2014.

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