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December 26-27th 2010 Blizzard
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NOUS41 KOKX 280631
PNSOKX
CTZ005>012-NJZ002-004-006-103>108-NYZ067>075-078>081-176>179-282100-

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
SPOTTER REPORTS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW YORK NY
128 AM EST TUE DEC 28 2010

THE FOLLOWING ARE UNOFFICIAL OBSERVATIONS TAKEN DURING THE PAST 29 HOURS
FOR THE STORM THAT HAS BEEN AFFECTING OUR REGION.  APPRECIATION IS EXTENDED
TO HIGHWAY DEPARTMENTS...COOPERATIVE OBSERVERS...SKYWARN SPOTTERS
AND MEDIA FOR THESE REPORTS.  THIS SUMMARY IS ALSO AVAILABLE ON OUR
HOME PAGE AT WEATHER.GOV/NYC

********************STORM TOTAL SNOWFALL********************

LOCATION          STORM TOTAL     TIME/DATE   COMMENTS
                     SNOWFALL           OF
                     /INCHES/   MEASUREMENT

CONNECTICUT

...FAIRFIELD COUNTY...
   WILTON                18.0   830 AM 12/27  PUBLIC
   NEW CANAAN            17.5   815 PM 12/27  CT DOT
   GREENWICH             17.0   700 AM 12/27  PUBLIC
   STRATFORD             16.0  1000 AM 12/27  PUBLIC
   NORWALK               16.0   910 AM 12/27  PUBLIC
   WESTPORT              14.8   145 PM 12/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   DARIEN                14.5   814 PM 12/27  CT DOT
   DANBURY               14.1   800 AM 12/27  CO-OP OBSERVER
   BRIDGEPORT            12.0   900 AM 12/27  CO-OP OBSERVER

...MIDDLESEX COUNTY...
   WESTBROOK              9.5  1020 AM 12/27  PUBLIC
   OLD SAYBROOK           7.0   813 PM 12/27  CT DOT
   EAST HADDAM            6.5  1200 PM 12/27  PUBLIC

...NEW HAVEN COUNTY...
   MILFORD               14.0   814 PM 12/27  CT DOT
   BEACON FALLS          13.5   817 PM 12/27  CT DOT
   NEW HAVEN             13.0   815 PM 12/27  CT DOT
   SOUTHBURY             12.0   818 PM 12/27  CT DOT
   WATERBURY              9.8   818 PM 12/27  CT DOT
   MERIDEN                8.8  1030 AM 12/27  PUBLIC

...NEW LONDON COUNTY...
   GALES FERRY            7.5   913 AM 12/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   1 NNE NEWENT           7.5  1151 AM 12/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   NORWICH                6.5   813 PM 12/27  CT DOT
   COLCHESTER             6.5   812 PM 12/27  CT DOT
   GROTON                 6.5   812 PM 12/27  CT DOT
   LEDYARD CENTER         5.0   730 AM 12/27  TRAINED SPOTTER

NEW JERSEY

...BERGEN COUNTY...
   LYNDHURST             29.0   230 AM 12/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   LODI                  27.1   700 AM 12/27  PUBLIC
   RUTHERFORD            23.0   800 AM 12/27  NJ DEPT OF HIGHWAYS
   OAKLAND               22.0   730 AM 12/27  PUBLIC
   GARFIELD              21.8   331 AM 12/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   BERGENFIELD           20.4   200 PM 12/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   GLEN ROCK             18.0  1030 AM 12/27  PUBLIC
   RIDGEWOOD             17.5   622 AM 12/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   PARAMUS               17.0   800 AM 12/27  NJ DEPT OF HIGHWAYS
   RIVERVALE             14.0   930 AM 12/27  PUBLIC

...ESSEX COUNTY...
   BELLEVILLE            24.8  1030 AM 12/27  PUBLIC
   NEWARK AIRPORT        24.2   700 AM 12/27  FAA CONTRACT OBSERVER
   BLOOMFIELD            24.0   945 AM 12/27  PUBLIC
   WEST ORANGE           24.0   800 AM 12/27  PUBLIC
   VERONA                23.0   500 AM 12/27  PUBLIC
   MILLBURN              22.5   800 AM 12/27  PUBLIC
   CEDAR GROVE           21.1   700 AM 12/27  PUBLIC

...HUDSON COUNTY...
   JERSEY CITY           26.0   955 AM 12/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   HARRISON              25.0   415 AM 12/27  CO-OP OBSERVER
   SECAUCUS              25.0   800 AM 12/27
   KEARNY                20.0   800 AM 12/27  PUBLIC
   HOBOKEN               19.9   800 AM 12/27

...PASSAIC COUNTY...
   CLIFTON               25.5   215 PM 12/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   HASKELL               24.5   200 AM 12/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   WAYNE                 22.0   915 AM 12/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   RINGWOOD              22.0   810 AM 12/27  PUBLIC
   WEST MILFORD          22.0   415 AM 12/27  TRAINED SPOTTER

...UNION COUNTY...
   RAHWAY                32.0  1000 AM 12/27  PUBLIC
   ELIZABETH             31.8   700 AM 12/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   ROSELLE               28.7   710 AM 12/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   UNION                 27.0   745 AM 12/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   CLARK                 27.0   745 AM 12/27  PUBLIC
   FANWOOD               26.0   100 AM 12/27  PUBLIC
   GARWOOD               25.0   845 AM 12/27  PUBLIC
   ROSELLE PARK          21.0  1230 AM 12/27  PUBLIC
   PLAINFIELD            18.0   900 AM 12/27  TRAINED SPOTTER

NEW YORK

...BRONX COUNTY...
   BEDFORD PARK          23.7   830 AM 12/27  PUBLIC
   SOUNDVIEW PARK HOMES  22.5   800 AM 12/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   BRONX                 20.9  1200 PM 12/27  PUBLIC - BRONX ZOO
   WEST FARMS            20.5  1000 AM 12/27  PUBLIC
   EASTCHESTER           20.0   925 AM 12/27  PUBLIC
   RIVERDALE             19.4   840 AM 12/27  PUBLIC
   PELHAM BAY            17.2   840 AM 12/27  PUBLIC
   EAST TREMONT          16.0   800 AM 12/27  PUBLIC
   PARKCHESTER           15.7   840 AM 12/27  TRAINED SPOTTER

...KINGS COUNTY...
   BROOKLYN              24.5   800 AM 12/27  PUBLIC
   MARINE PARK           24.5   800 AM 12/27  PUBLIC
   SHEEPSHEAD BAY        24.0   700 AM 12/27  TRAINED SPOTTER

...NASSAU COUNTY...
   NORTH MASSAPEQUA      23.5  1200 PM 12/27  PUBLIC
   WANTAGH               22.0  1100 AM 12/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   LEVITTOWN             21.9   119 PM 12/27  PUBLIC
   OLD BETHPAGE          20.5   907 AM 12/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   PLAINVIEW             20.5  1200 PM 12/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   WOODMERE              19.4   950 AM 12/27  PUBLIC
   CARLE PLACE           18.2  1200 PM 12/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   FARMINGDALE           18.0  1030 AM 12/27  PUBLIC
   FLORAL PARK           18.0  1000 AM 12/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   NEW HYDE PARK         16.8   200 PM 12/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   GARDEN CITY           16.7   930 AM 12/27  PUBLIC
   BELLMORE              16.4  1200 PM 12/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   VALLEY STREAM         16.0  1150 AM 12/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   BALDWIN HARBOR        16.0   800 AM 12/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   LONG BEACH            16.0   245 AM 12/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   SEAFORD               15.5   800 AM 12/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   WEST HEMPSTEAD        12.5   800 AM 12/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   GLEN COVE             12.0  1200 PM 12/27  TRAINED SPOTTER

...NEW YORK COUNTY...
   CENTRAL PARK          20.0   700 AM 12/27  CENTRAL PARK ZOO

...ORANGE COUNTY...
   HARRIMAN              26.0   630 AM 12/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   MONROE                26.0  1000 AM 12/27  PUBLIC
   TUXEDO PARK           26.0   255 AM 12/27  PUBLIC
   HIGHLAND MILLS        25.0   915 AM 12/27  PUBLIC
   WASHINGTONVILLE       22.0  1043 AM 12/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   MOUNTAIN LODGE PARK   22.0  1121 AM 12/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   CORNWALL ON HUDSON    18.0  1130 AM 12/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   MONTGOMERY            18.0  1100 AM 12/27  PUBLIC
   NEW WINDSOR           17.5   745 AM 12/27  PUBLIC
   GOSHEN                17.5   900 AM 12/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   NEWBURGH              16.5   900 AM 12/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   WARWICK               14.0  1011 AM 12/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   MIDDLETOWN            13.0  1020 AM 12/27  PUBLIC

...PUTNAM COUNTY...
   COLD SPRING           17.0   730 AM 12/27  PUBLIC
   LAKE CARMEL           13.5   940 AM 12/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   MAHOPAC               12.5   100 PM 12/27  TRAINED SPOTTER

...QUEENS COUNTY...
   MIDDLE VILLAGE        21.5  1250 PM 12/27  PUBLIC
   FLUSHING              21.0   207 PM 12/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   BAYSIDE               20.5  1200 PM 12/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   HOWARD BEACH          18.0   200 PM 12/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   RICHMOND HILL         18.0  1200 PM 12/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   ASTORIA               16.1   801 AM 12/27  PUBLIC
   FRESH MEADOWS         16.0  1000 AM 12/27  PUBLIC
   JFK AIRPORT           15.6   700 AM 12/27  FAA CONTRACT OBSERVER
   LA GUARDIA AIRPORT    14.0   700 AM 12/27  FAA CONTRACT OBSERVER
   WOODSIDE              14.0   645 AM 12/27  TRAINED SPOTTER

...RICHMOND COUNTY...
   GREAT KILLS           29.0   900 AM 12/27  PUBLIC
   WESTERLEIGH           26.0   500 AM 12/27  PUBLIC
   ELTINGVILLE           22.0   800 AM 12/27  PUBLIC
   STATEN ISLAND         17.8   800 AM 12/27  TRAINED SPOTTER

...ROCKLAND COUNTY...
   TALLMAN               24.0  1055 AM 12/27  PUBLIC
   WEST HAVERSTRAW       21.0   130 PM 12/27  PUBLIC

...SUFFOLK COUNTY...
   UPTON                 18.8   100 PM 12/27  NWS OFFICE
   NORTH BABYLON         18.5   845 AM 12/27  PUBLIC
   PATCHOGUE             17.0   900 AM 12/27  PUBLIC
   CENTEREACH            17.0   930 AM 12/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   WEST ISLIP            16.0  1215 PM 12/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   EAST NORTHPORT        15.5   715 AM 12/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   SOUND BEACH           15.5  1200 PM 12/27  NWS EMPLOYEE
   NORTHPORT             15.2   138 PM 12/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   CENTERPORT            15.0   650 AM 12/27  COOP-OBSERVER
   BLUE POINT            15.0  1100 AM 12/27  PUBLIC
   EAST SETAUKET         15.0   715 AM 12/27  PUBLIC
   MOUNT SINAI           14.2  1255 PM 12/27  NWS EMPLOYEE
   ISLIP AIRPORT         14.2   100 PM 12/27  FAA CONTRACT OBSERVER
   QUOGUE                14.0  1100 AM 12/27  PUBLIC
   SHOREHAM              14.0   900 AM 12/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   SAYVILLE              14.0  1000 AM 12/27  PUBLIC
   HOLBROOK              12.5   900 AM 12/27  PUBLIC
   BAITING HOLLOW        12.0   145 PM 12/27  PUBLIC
   SMITHTOWN             11.5  1000 AM 12/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   PORT JEFFERSON        11.0   800 AM 12/27  PUBLIC
   DIX HILLS             10.7   900 AM 12/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   FLANDERS              10.0   620 AM 12/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   ORIENT                10.0  1230 AM 12/27  PUBLIC
   STONY BROOK            7.3  1000 AM 12/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   MATTITUCK              6.0  1100 AM 12/27  CO-OP OBSERVER

...WESTCHESTER COUNTY...
   LARCHMONT             22.0   940 AM 12/27  PUBLIC
   SCARSDALE             22.0   915 AM 12/27  PUBLIC
   BRONXVILLE            22.0   935 AM 12/27  PUBLIC
   MOUNT VERNON          22.0   940 AM 12/27  PUBLIC
   ARMONK                20.0   900 AM 12/27  PUBLIC
   YONKERS               19.5   800 AM 12/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   HASTINGS-ON-HUDSON    18.0   930 AM 12/27  PUBLIC
   BRIARCLIFF MANOR      13.1   810 AM 12/27  PUBLIC

***********************PEAK WIND GUST***********************

LOCATION             MAX WIND     TIME/DATE   COMMENTS
                        GUST            OF
                         MPH    MEASUREMENT

CONNECTICUT

...FAIRFIELD COUNTY...
   BRIDGEPORT AIRPORT      60   921 PM 12/26  ASOS
   DANBURY                 60  1031 PM 12/26  ASOS
   GREENWICH               60  1000 PM 12/26  TRAINED SPOTTER

...NEW HAVEN COUNTY...
   NEW HAVEN               60  1201 AM 12/27  ASOS
   MERIDEN                 54  1147 PM 12/26  ASOS
   OXFORD                  52  1035 PM 12/26  MESONET
   MOMAUGUIN               40  1144 PM 12/26  MESONET

...NEW LONDON COUNTY...
   NEW LONDON              68   115 AM 12/27  MESONET
   GALES FERRY             59   814 AM 12/27  PUBLIC
   GROTON                  59  1126 PM 12/26  ASOS

NEW JERSEY

...BERGEN COUNTY...
   OAKLAND                 40   730 AM 12/27  PUBLIC
   BERGENFIELD             40   300 PM 12/27  TRAINED SPOTTER

...ESSEX COUNTY...
   CALDWELL                35   812 PM 12/26  ASOS

NEW YORK

...BRONX COUNTY...
   PARKCHESTER             53  1140 AM 12/27  PUBLIC

...NASSAU COUNTY...
   BAYVILLE                68  1037 PM 12/26  MESONET
   SEAFORD                 59  1200 AM 12/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   KINGS POINT             59  1142 PM 12/26  MESONET
   FARMINGDALE             52   835 PM 12/26  ASOS
   CARLE PLACE             41  1200 AM 12/27  TRAINED SPOTTER

...NEW YORK COUNTY...
   CENTRAL PARK            36   944 PM 12/26  ASOS

...ORANGE COUNTY...
   MIDDLETOWN              54   630 PM 12/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   MONROE                  50  1200 AM 12/27  PUBLIC
   MONTGOMERY              36   445 AM 12/27  ASOS

...QUEENS COUNTY...
   1 W NYC/JFK AIRPORT     59   954 PM 12/26  ASOS
   NYC/LA GUARDIA          55   952 PM 12/26  ASOS
   BREEZY POINT            48  1040 PM 12/26  MESONET


...ROCKLAND COUNTY...
   TAPPAN                  52   933 PM 12/26  MESONET

...SUFFOLK COUNTY...
   PATCHOGUE               70   910 PM 12/26  PUBLIC
   ISLIP AIRPORT           64   910 PM 12/26  ASOS
   SHINNECOCK HILLS        62   838 PM 12/26  MESONET
   MOUNT SINAI             60  1245 AM 12/27  NWS EMPLOYEE
   GILGO BEACH             60  1045 PM 12/26  MESONET
   WESTHAMPTON             56  1053 PM 12/26  ASOS
   MONTAUK                 55  1124 PM 12/26  ASOS
   SHIRLEY                 55  1030 PM 12/26  ASOS
   EAST MORICHES           54   920 PM 12/26  MESONET
   MECOX                   53  1040 PM 12/26  MESONET
   FISHERS ISLAND          52   125 AM 12/27  MESONET
   BLUE POINT              50   900 PM 12/26  MESONET
   ORIENT                  50  1230 AM 12/27  PUBLIC
   BRIDGEHAMPTON           50   800 PM 12/26  CO-OP OBSERVER
   LINDENHURST             47   546 AM 12/27  TRAINED SPOTTER

...WESTCHESTER COUNTY...
   WHITE PLAINS            67   121 AM 12/27  ASOS
   HASTINGS-ON-HUDSON      63   930 PM 12/26  PUBLIC
   LARCHMONT               50   950 PM 12/26  MESONET
   CROTON FALLS            47  1115 PM 12/26  MESONET

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NWUS51 KOKX 261846
LSROKX

PRELIMINARY LOCAL STORM REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW YORK NY
146 PM EST SUN DEC 26 2010

..TIME...   ...EVENT...      ...CITY LOCATION...     ...LAT.LON...
..DATE...   ....MAG....      ..COUNTY LOCATION..ST.. ...SOURCE....
            ..REMARKS..

0122 PM     NON-TSTM WND DMG UNION                   40.70N  74.27W
12/26/2010                   UNION              NJ   TRAINED SPOTTER

            DOWNED TELEPHONE POLES ON RT 22 WEST


1200 AM     NON-TSTM WND DMG NORTH HAVEN             41.38N  72.86W
12/27/2010                   NEW HAVEN          CT   BROADCAST MEDIA

            LARGE GAS STATION CANOPY COLLAPSED ON WASHINGTON AVE


0100 AM     NON-TSTM WND DMG HAMDEN                  41.37N  72.90W
12/27/2010                   NEW HAVEN          CT   BROADCAST MEDIA

            TREE DOWN IN HAMDEN


0330 AM     COASTAL FLOOD    EAST HAVEN              41.30N  72.86W
12/27/2010                   NEW HAVEN          CT   BROADCAST MEDIA

            WATER UP TO CAR WINDOWS ON COZY BEACH AVE


&&

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