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Winter Weather Advisory
Statement as of 16:11 EST je la 02an de marto 2015

... Winter Weather Advisory in effect from 3 PM Tuesday to 10 am
EST Wednesday...

The National Weather Service in New York has issued a Winter
Weather Advisory for snow and freezing rain... which is in effect
from 3 PM Tuesday to 10 am EST Wednesday.

* Locations... the lower Hudson Valley... most of southern
Connecticut... and parts of northeast New Jersey.

* Hazard types... snow and freezing rain.

* Accumulations... snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches... along with
up to a tenth of an inch of ice.

* Temperatures... starting in the mid 20s Tuesday afternoon... then
slowly rising into the lower 30s Wednesday morning.

* Timing... snow develops late Tuesday afternoon... then mixes with
sleet and freezing rain Tuesday night before a changeover to
freezing rain late at night.

* Impacts... snow covered surfaces... coated with ice... 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 5:51 PM EST on March 02, 2015

... Record minimum monthly temperature set at Bridgeport NY...

A record average monthly temperature of 19.9 was set at Bridgeport
CT for February 2015. This is not only the coldest February on
record at Bridgeport... it is the coldest month ever recorded at
Bridgeport. The previous coldest average monthly temperature for the
month of February recorded at Bridgeport was 24.1 in 1978 and the
previous coldest average monthly recorded at Bridgeport was 21.9 in
January 2004.

Records at Bridgeport began on July 1 1948.


Public Information Statement
Statement as of 6:10 PM EST on March 2, 2015

... Record setting cold temperatures across the forecast area...

The average temperature for February 2015 at Islip NY was 21.6.
This breaks the old record for the coldest average monthly
temperature for the month of February of 27.1 in 2007. This also
breaks the record for the all time coldest average monthly
temperature of 23.5 set in January 2004.

The average temperature for February 2015 at Bridgeport CT was
19.9. This breaks the old record for the coldest average monthly
temperature for the month of February of 24.1 in 1978. This also
breaks the record for the all time coldest average monthly
temperature of 21.9 set in January 2004.