Blizzard Warning
Expiring: 01:00 AM on Wednesday, January 28
Areas affected: Hartford; Tolland; Windham

Blizzard Warning issued January 26 at 1:03PM EST until January 28 at 1:00AM EST by NWS Boston ...A CRIPPLING AND POTENTIALLY HISTORIC BLIZZARD WILL IMPACT THE AREA MAINLY FROM LATE TODAY INTO TUESDAY...LINGERING INTO EARLY WEDNESDAY... ...BLIZZARD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO 1 AM EST WEDNESDAY... * LOCATIONS...PORTIONS OF CENTRAL MASSACHUSETTS AS WELL AS NORTHERN CONNECTICUT. * HAZARD TYPES...HEAVY SNOW...STRONG WINDS AND BLIZZARD CONDITIONS. CONSIDERABLE BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW. * ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATION OF MORE THAN 2 FEET. * TIMING...WHILE THE STORM IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN LATE TODAY AND LINGER INTO EARLY WEDNESDAY...THE WORST OF THE STORM WILL BE TONIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON. * IMPACTS...HEAVY SNOW AND STRONG WINDS WILL RESULT IN WHITE-OUT / BLIZZARD CONDITIONS WITH NEAR ZERO VISIBILITY. TRAVEL WILL BE IMPOSSIBLE AND LIFE THREATENING ACROSS THE ENTIRE REGION. ALSO SNOW MAY BE WET ENOUGH TO RESULT IN DOWNED TREE LIMBS AND POWER OUTAGES IN ADDITION TO THE WINDS. * WINDS...NORTH 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 55 MPH. * VISIBILITIES...ONE QUARTER MILE OR LESS AT TIMES.

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