For days we have been speculating. How much are we getting? How about 8 - 18 inches? That’s the word from the National Weather Service. Here is the scoop:
URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Burlington VT 323 AM EST Fri Jan 18 2019 Eastern Clinton-Southeastern St. Lawrence-Southern Franklin- Western Clinton-Western Essex-Eastern Essex-Grand Isle- Western Franklin-Orleans-Essex-Western Chittenden-Lamoille- Caledonia-Washington-Western Addison-Orange-Western Rutland- Windsor-Eastern Franklin-Eastern Chittenden-Eastern Addison- Eastern Rutland- Including the cities of Plattsburgh, Star Lake, Saranac Lake, Tupper Lake, Dannemora, Lake Placid, Port Henry, Ticonderoga, Alburgh, South Hero, St. Albans, Newport, Island Pond, Burlington, Johnson, Stowe, St. Johnsbury, Montpelier, Middlebury, Vergennes, Bradford, Randolph, Rutland, Springfield, White River Junction, Enosburg Falls, Richford, Underhill, Bristol, Ripton, East Wallingford, and Killington 323 AM EST Fri Jan 18 2019 WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM SATURDAY TO 4 PM EST SUNDAY... * WHAT...Heavy snow. Total snow accumulations of 8 to 18 inches expected. * WHERE...All of Vermont and the northern Adirondacks of New York. * WHEN...From 4 PM Saturday to 4 PM EST Sunday. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Travel could be very difficult to impossible. Areas of blowing snow could significantly reduce visibility. A Winter Storm Warning for snow means severe winter weather conditions will make travel very hazardous or impossible. If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency. Please allow extra time if travel is necessary.