UPDATE: Mamaroneck and Larchmont may not have gotten the worst of Saturday's nor'easter, but many residents still have no power, including 747 in the Town of Mamaroneck, 177 in the Village of Mamaroneck and 58 in Larchmont.
MAMARONECK, N.Y. - Heavy winds and snowfall toppled trees, taking down wires and causing widespread power outages in the Town of Mamaroneck, said Brendan Collins, chief of the Town of Mamaroneck Fire Department.
The National Weather Service issued a winter storm warning Saturday afternoon, projecting snow accumulations of six to ten inches and winds from 20 to 30 miles per hour, with gusts of up to 55 miles per hour. The low temperature Saturday night is expected to bearound 29 degrees and the chance of percipitation is 100 percent. There is also the possibility of thunder.
"A winter storm warning for heavy snow means severe winter weather conditions are expected or occurring," according to the National Weather Service website. "Significant amounts of snow are forecast that will make travel dangerous."
The town Fire Department has responded to more than 15 calls for service Saturday, most reporting trees falling anddowned wires. Some downed trees have caused road closures, Collins said.
Collins warned that downed wires may be difficult to see in the dark, making driving after dark even more dangerous.
Con Edison is reporting 55 outages in Larchmont, 1170 in the Town of Mamaroneck and 409 in the Village of Mamaroneck. Countywide, 49,416 of 348,198 Con Edison customers have reported power outages. All estimated restoration times are currently listed as pending on its website .
Sunday will be mostly cloudy with a high near 47 degrees, according to the National Weather Service.
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