Highlands May Get a Foot of Snow (Updated)

Storm expected to arrive late Sunday

A winter storm system expected to arrive late Sunday could dump up to 18 inches of snow on the Highlands, according to the National Weather Service.

The storm also may bring winds of up to 25 mph and gusts of up to 60 mph. The storm is expected to create dangerous travel conditions and potential power outages.

The winter storm watch issued by the weather service on Saturday (Jan. 30) includes Putnam County. Another winter storm watch for Monday morning to Tuesday afternoon includes western Dutchess.

In Cold Spring, there is no parking on village streets overnight on Sunday or Monday. Cars left on the street will be ticketed and may be towed, the village said.

All non-essential Putnam and Dutchess county government offices will be closed on Monday, and there will be no public transportation.

The Drug World COVID-19 vaccine clinic scheduled for Feb. 1 has been moved to Feb. 3.

Beacon government offices will be operating remotely on Feb. 1 and closed to the public. Do not park on city streets after 2 inches of snow fall but use city lots. Parking lots will be plowed 24 hours after the snow stops falling and sidewalks should be cleared no later than 24 hours after the snow stops falling. Do not throw snow into the road.

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  1. This morning the NWS is forecasting a total of 14 to 18 inches of “heavy” snow for this storm in Putnam, Orange, Northern Westchester and Rockland. Wind up to 35 mph.