2/7/2013 - Blizzard Warning until 1pm Saturday

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Local Severe Weather Alert for Hackensack, NJ (07601)

Eastern Bergen
Blizzard Warning in effect from 6AM EST FRI until 1PM EST SAT

... BLIZZARD WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM FRIDAY TO 1 PM EST SATURDAY

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN UPTON HAS ISSUED A BLIZZARD WARNING WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM FRIDAY TO 1 PM EST SATURDAY. LOCATIONS:

NEW YORK CITY
SOUTHERN WESTCHESTER COUNTY
AND COASTAL PORTIONS OF NORTHEAST NEW JERSEY.

HAZARD TYPES
HEAVY SNOW AND STRONG WINDS.

ACCUMULATIONS
SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 10 TO 14 INCHES WITH LOCALIZED HIGHER AMOUNTS WITHIN DEVELOPING SNOW BANDS.

WINDS
NORTH 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH.

TEMPERATURES
FALLING INTO THE 20S BY FRIDAY EVENING.

VISIBILITIES
ONE QUARTER MILE OR LESS AT TIMES.

TIMING
THE STRONGEST WINDS AND HEAVIEST SNOW WILL OCCUR FRIDAY EVENING INTO SATURDAY MORNING.

IMPACTS
HEAVY SNOW AND WINDS WILL MAKE FOR DANGEROUS DRIVING CONDITIONS WITH VISIBILITIES NEAR ZERO IN WHITE-OUT CONDITIONS. IN ADDITION SOME TREE LIMBS WILL BE DOWNED CAUSING SCATTERED POWER OUTAGES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS
A BLIZZARD WARNING MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. FALLING AND BLOWING SNOW WITH STRONG WINDS AND POOR VISIBILITIES ARE LIKELY. THIS WILL LEAD TO WHITEOUT CONDITIONS MAKING TRAVEL EXTREMELY DANGEROUS. DO NOT TRAVEL. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL, HAVE A WINTER SURVIVAL KIT WITH YOU. IF YOU GET STRANDED, STAY WITH YOUR VEHICLE

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Notice: All Recreation Basketball Games scheduled for Friday, February 8th and Saturday, February 9th have been canceled. For more information on the rescheduling of these games, please contact your child's coach or the Recreation Center.