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***ATTENTION***

This season winter weather warnings and advisories have been simplified. There will be fewer event specific warnings and advisories. This will reduce confusion and better prepare the served public.

There will be four warnings:
Blizzard...Ice Storm...Winter Storm and Wind Chill.

There will be three advisories:
Winter Weather...Freezing Rain...and Wind Chill.


CURRENT WATCH/WARNING/ADVISORY MAP


TOTAL SNOW AND ICE ACCUMULATION FORECAST

Total Snow Forecast map


6 HR SNOWFALL FORECASTS THRU 36 HRS

0-6 hr snowfall forecast 6-12 hr snowfall forecast 12-18 hr snowfall forecast
0-6 hr Snowfall Forecast
06-12 hr Snowfall Forecast
12-18 hr Snowfall Forecast
18-24 hr snowfall forecast 24-30 hr snowfall forecast 30-36 hr snowfall forecast
18-24 hr Snowfall Forecast
24-30 hr Snowfall Forecast
30-36 hr Snowfall Forecast

Winter Season 2008-2009 Outlooks


CPC image of forecast winter temperatures for the USA. CPC image of forecast winter precipitation for the USA.



General Information


Snow climatology map

Snow Measurement Guidelines

Winter Weather Criteria

Snowfall/Snowpack Information

More Winter Weather Information




Central Park Historical Data

Snowfall Normals & Records (inches)
Corrected Averages 11/01/05

Month Average Snowiest
Jan 6.4 27.4 (1925)
Feb 7.5 27.9 (1934)
Mar 4.5 30.5 (1896)
Apr 0.8 13.5 (1875)
May Trace Trace (1977*)
Jun none - - -
Jul none - - -
Aug none - - -
Sep none - - -
Oct Trace 0.8 (1925)
Nov 0.7 19.0 (1898)
Dec 4.5 29.6 (1947)
SEASON 24.4

75.6 (1995-96)

Climatology

Holidays




Winter Weather Awareness Week
was October 26-November 1, 2008


  • Schedule of Public Information Statements
    • Sunday, October 26th
      Winter Weather Awareness Week
    • Monday, October 27th
      Winter Weather Preparedness
    • Tuesday, October 28th
      Heavy Snow Events
    • Wednesday, October 29th
      Ice Storms
    • Thursday, October 30th
      Winter Floods
    • Friday, October 31st
      Watch,
      Warning, and Advisory Criteria
    • Saturday, November 1st
      W
      inter Weather Safety Tips

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