DUTCHESS COUNTY, N.Y. -- A significant westward shift in the major Nor’easter due to arrive in the area late Monday night has resulted in another increase in snowfall projections for Dutchess.
A Blizzard Warning was issued for Dutchess late Monday afternoon. It will be in effect from midnight Tuesday to midnight Wednesday.
A Winter Storm Warning is in effect for Dutchess from midnight Tuesday to 8 p.m. Wednesday.
In addition to possible blizzard-like conditions, parts of Dutchess could see up to 19 inches of snowfall accumulation. (See chart above.)
There is the potential for falling and/or blowing snow with strong winds and extremely poor visibilities.
The major Nor'easter, expected to arrive overnight Monday into Tuesday, will bring with it heavy snow and gusty winds that could lead to power outages. This can lead to whiteout conditions and make travel very dangerous.
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