Winter Storm Warning
[ˈwɪntər stɔrm ˈwɔrnɪŋ]
Winter Storm Warnings are usually issued when dangerous winter weather is expected, occurring, or imminent. The weather can become life-threatening. Criteria includes snowfalls of 6 inches or more in 12 hours, 8 inches in 24 hours , or lower amounts if accompanied by strong winds or a combination of dangerous winter elements .
Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word winter storm warning. A Winter Storm Warning is a statement made by the National Weather Service of the United States which means a winter storm is occurring or is about to occur in the area, usually within 36 hours.
A Winter Storm Watch is issued when winter storm conditions are possible within the next three days, but the timing, intensity, or occurrence may still be uncertain. A Winter Storm Warning is issued when heavy snow is occurring or will develop in the next 36 hours. the heavy snow may be accompanied by wind greater than 15 mph and blowing snow.
Blizzard and winter storm warnings have been issued for parts of the East Coast, ahead of a powerful Nor'easter that is expected to drop two feet or more of snow, bring intense wind gusts, and prompt coastal flooding to New England on Saturday.