Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Buffalo, NY

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
712 AM EST THU NOV 20 2014

NYZ006>008-201330-
JEFFERSON NY-LEWIS NY-OSWEGO NY-
712 AM EST THU NOV 20 2014

...LAKE EFFECT SNOW WILL CONTINUE TO IMPACT AREAS EAST OF LAKE
ONTARIO...

* AT 710 AM EST...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
  MULTIPLE LAKE EFFECT SNOW BANDS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING SNOWFALL RATES
  OF 1 TO 3 INCHES PER HOUR...AND VISIBILITY NEAR ZERO AT TIMES.
  THERE ARE TWO SEPARATE BANDS OF SNOW...ONE NORTH OF WATERTOWN AND
  ANOTHER SOUTH.

* SOME LOCATIONS AFFECTED BY THE LAKE EFFECT SNOW IN THE NORTHERN
BAND INCLUDE...
  CHAUMONT...
  THERESA...
  ALEXANDRIA BAY...

* SOME LOCATIONS AFFECTED BY THE LAKE EFFECT SNOW IN THE SOUTHERN
BAND INCLUDE...
  ADAMS...
  LORRAINE...
  WORTH...
  BARNES CORNERS...
  CARTHAGE...

THIS INCLUDES INTERSTATE 81 BETWEEN EXITS 37 AND 52.

TRAVEL ACROSS THE AREA WILL BE EXTREMELY DIFFICULT OR EVEN IMPOSSIBLE
DUE TO THE VERY HEAVY SNOWFALL PRODUCING NEAR ZERO VISIBILITY AND
DEEP SNOW COVER ON ROADWAYS. TRAVEL IS NOT RECOMMENDED.

IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...BE PREPARED BY HAVING AN EMERGENCY KIT...EXTRA
BLANKETS AND WARM CLOTHING IN THE EVENT THAT YOUR VEHICLE HAS
MECHANICAL PROBLEMS OR GETS STUCK. MAKE SURE YOU HAVE A FULLY CHARGED
CELL PHONE.

LAT...LON 4420 7538 4383 7537 4360 7620 4380 7624
      4390 7637 4389 7642 4393 7642 4388 7629
      4390 7614 4392 7614 4398 7622 4396 7630
      4405 7631 4411 7638 4420 7629 4419 7624
      4424 7612 4426 7617 4430 7614 4440 7584

$$

ZAFF




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