NOAA: Winter Storm Warning for Vermont, New York, New Hampshire Today | Up to 12″ of Snow Forecast

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VT snowfall forecast. image: noaa, today

NOAA has issued a Winter Storm Warning for Vermont, New York, and New Hampshire today and tomorrow that is calling for 6-12″ of snow and a bit of ice glaze.

Sounds like it’s going to be a funky storm with snow, then freezing rain, then snow again.

VERMONT:

Total snow accumulations of 6 to 12 inches and ice accumulations of a 
light glaze are expected. - NOAA, today

NEW HAMPSHIRE:

Additional snow accumulations of 5 to 8 inches are expected. - NOAA,today

NEW YORK:

Total snow accumulations of 6 to 12 inches and ice accumulations of around one 
tenth are expected. - NOAA, today
PINK = Winter Storm Warning. image: noaa, today

Fingers crossed it comes out damn fun to ski and ride.

Light to moderate snow will impact the region today with 3 to 6 inches expected 
through tonight. There will be a brief break in the precipitation tonight, then 
snow, sleet, and freezing rain will develop across the area on Saturday morning...
before ending as a period of all snow. Additional snow and sleet accumulation of 
3 to 6 inches is expected. - NOAA Burlington, VT today

Merry Christmas!

LOTS of snow forecast in New England in the next 10-days. image: tropicaltidbits.com

Winter Storm Warning for Vermont:

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Burlington VT
332 AM EST Fri Dec 22 2017

Eastern Clinton-Southeastern St. Lawrence-Southern Franklin-
Western Clinton-Grand Isle-Western Franklin-Orleans-Essex-
Lamoille-Eastern Franklin-
Including the cities of Plattsburgh, Star Lake, Saranac Lake,
Tupper Lake, Dannemora, Alburgh, South Hero, St. Albans, Newport,
Island Pond, Johnson, Stowe, Enosburg Falls, and Richford

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM THIS MORNING TO 10 PM
EST SATURDAY...

* WHAT...Snow and mixed precipitation expected. Plan on difficult
  travel conditions, including during the evening commute. Total
  snow accumulations of 6 to 12 inches and ice accumulations of a
  light glaze are expected.

* WHERE...Northern Vermont and portions of northern New York
  including southern Saint Lawrence County, southern Franklin
  County, and Clinton County.

* WHEN...From 7 AM this morning to 10 PM EST Saturday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Light to moderate snow will impact the
  region today with 3 to 6 inches expected through tonight. There
  will be a brief break in the precipitation tonight, then snow,
  sleet, and freezing rain will develop across the area on
  Saturday morning...before ending as a period of all snow.
  Additional snow and sleet accumulation of 3 to 6 inches is
  expected. Be prepared for significant reductions in visibility
  at times.

Very high probability of snow for VT, NH, NY on Saturday. image: noaa, today

Winter Storm Warning for New Hampshire:

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Gray ME
1004 AM EST Fri Dec 22 2017

...SIGNIFICANT SNOWFALL EXPECTED TODAY INTO THIS EVENING...

.A warm front will approach New England from the southwest today
and will stall over southern New England tonight. As it moves
northeast...snow will overspread New Hampshire and then western
Maine from southwest to northeast late this morning and early
afternoon. The heaviest snow should fall midday into the early
evening before tapering off from the southwest. Precipitation may
end as a brief period of sleet or freezing drizzle after midnight
over southernmost New Hampshire and extreme southwestern Maine.

Another separate system will bring widespread mixed precipitation
to the region on Saturday. Very cold surface temperatures
combined with warmer air aloft may lead to large area of freezing
rain during the day Saturday. Hazardous travel conditions are
expected again with this system.

Southern Coos-Northern Grafton-Northern Carroll-
Including the cities of Berlin, Dummer, Milan, York Pond,
Lancaster, Bethlehem, Lincoln, Littleton, Sugar Hill, Thornton,
Waterville Valley, Woodstock, Jackson, North Conway, Albany,
Conway, Chatham, and Crawford Notch

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM EST SATURDAY...

* WHAT...Heavy snow occurring. Plan on difficult travel
  conditions, including during the evening commute. Additional
  snow accumulations of 5 to 8 inches are expected.

* WHERE...Southern Coos, Northern Grafton and Northern Carroll
  Counties.

* WHEN...Until 3 AM EST Saturday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Be prepared for significant reductions in
  visibility at times.

NOAA’s official precipitation outlook for January 2017. image: noaa

Winter Storm Warning for New York:

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Burlington VT
332 AM EST Fri Dec 22 2017

Western Essex-Eastern Essex-Western Chittenden-Caledonia-
Washington-Western Addison-Eastern Chittenden-Eastern Addison-
Including the cities of Lake Placid, Port Henry, Ticonderoga,
Burlington, St. Johnsbury, Montpelier, Middlebury, Vergennes,
Underhill, Bristol, and Ripton
332 AM EST Fri Dec 22 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM THIS MORNING TO 10 PM
EST SATURDAY...

* WHAT...Moderate snow and mixed precipitation expected. Plan on
  difficult travel conditions, including during the evening
  commute. Total snow accumulations of 6 to 12 inches and ice
  accumulations of around one tenth are expected.

* WHERE...Portions of central Vermont including Chittenden,
  Addison, Washington, and Caledonia Counties, along with Essex
  County New York.

* WHEN...From 7 AM this morning to 10 PM EST Saturday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Moderate snow will impact the region today
  with 3 to 6 inches expected by midnight. After a break in the
  precipitation tonight, mixed precipitation with areas of rain
  will develop across the area on Saturday morning, before
  transitioning back to all snow Saturday evening. Additional 3
  to 6 inches of snow possible. Be prepared for significant
  reductions in visibility at times and difficult travel
  conditions.

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