Juno Packs Little Punch in Philipstown

Winter Storm Juno spared Philipstown, as predictions of an “historic blizzard” proved much less severe in the Mid-Hudson Valley. According to the National Weather Service, Cold Spring had received just 2.5 inches of snow by 6:30 a.m. today (Tuesday). Carmel received slightly more than four inches. As a result, travel bans have been lifted in the Hudson Valley.

Town of Philipstown Highway Superintendent Roger Chirico told The Paper that town roads have all been plowed and are are “snow covered but passable.” While the snow fall was not heavy, Chirico said that high winds created considerable drifting.

Metro-North announced it will resume service today, operating a Sunday schedule on the Hudson beginning at approximately 11 a.m. A regular schedule is anticipated for on Wednesday, January 28. By early morning, roads in Cold Spring were well plowed. Parking is still banned on village streets tonight however.

The National Weather Service forecast for Cold Spring as of 10 a.m. Tuesday: Light snow with a high near 27 with wind chill values on the 5 to 15 range. Chance of precipitation 100 percent with one to three inches of snow possible. Chance of light snow tonight as well with a low temperature around 13 and wind gusts up to 26 mph.


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