Special Weather Statement
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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
1140 AM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

NYZ005>008-251745-
Jefferson-Oswego-Lewis-Northern Cayuga-
1140 AM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

...A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT JEFFERSON...WEST
CENTRAL LEWIS...NORTHERN CAYUGA AND OSWEGO COUNTIES...

At 1139 AM EST, radar indicated strong thunderstorms were located
along a line extending from 12 miles west of Stony Point to near
Sennett. Movement was northeast at 70 mph.

Winds in excess of 40 mph are possible with these storms.

Locations impacted include...
Watertown, Oswego, Fulton, Sandy Island Beach State Park, Fort Drum,
Stony Point, Carthage, Pulaski, West Carthage and Clayton.

This includes Interstate 81 between exits 33 and 51.

Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm.
Lightning can strike 10 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe
shelter inside a building or vehicle.

These storms may intensify, so be certain to monitor local radio
stations and available television stations for additional information
and possible warnings from the National Weather Service.

If you are on or near Lake Ontario, get out of the water and move
indoors or inside a vehicle. Remember, lightning can strike out to
10 miles from the parent thunderstorm. If you can hear thunder, you
are close enough to be struck by lightning. Move to safe shelter
now! Do not be caught on the water in a thunderstorm.

LAT...LON 4440 7583 4439 7584 4427 7555 4381 7554
      4325 7617 4327 7621 4320 7622 4324 7626
      4323 7626 4323 7648 4303 7649 4303 7654
      4349 7656 4358 7626 4387 7635 4385 7648
      4391 7650 4396 7634 4406 7642 4421 7628
TIME...MOT...LOC 1639Z 216DEG 61KT 4386 7654 4302 7651

$$

Smith



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