Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS Buffalo, NY

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
739 PM EST Wed Feb 15 2017

NYZ012-085-160845-
/O.UPG.KBUF.LE.Y.0013.000000T0000Z-170216T2100Z/
/O.EXA.KBUF.LE.W.0006.000000T0000Z-170216T2100Z/
Wyoming-Southern Erie-
Including the cities of Warsaw, Orchard Park, and Springville
739 PM EST Wed Feb 15 2017

...LAKE EFFECT SNOW WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST THURSDAY...

The National Weather Service in Buffalo has issued a Lake Effect
Snow Warning...which is in effect until 4 PM EST Thursday. The
Lake Effect Snow Advisory is no longer in effect.

* LOCATIONS...Southern Erie and Wyoming Counties. Greatest snow
  amounts across the Boston Hills and higher terrain of western
  Wyoming County.

* TIMING...Through late Thursday afternoon.

* ACCUMULATIONS...Additional 4 to 8 inches tonight and 1 to 2
  inches Thursday.

* WINDS...Northwest 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph producing
  blowing and drifting snow.

* VISIBILITIES...Less than a quarter mile at times.

* IMPACTS...Snow and blowing snow will produce very difficult driving
  conditions with very poor visibility and deep snow cover on
  roads.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

In lake effect snow the weather can vary from locally heavy snow
in narrow bands to clear skies just a few miles away. If you will
be traveling across the region be prepared for rapid changes in
road and visibility conditions.

If you lose power and plan on running a generator...make sure
that the generator is located outdoors and is properly
ventilated. Space heaters should also be properly ventilated and
used only if they are operating properly. Make sure snow does not
block exhausts and fresh air intakes for high efficiency furnaces
and water heaters.

Stay tuned to NOAA Weather Radio or your favorite source of
weather information for the latest updates. Additional details
can also be found at www.weather.gov/Buffalo.

Report snow accumulation to the National Weather Service in
Buffalo by sending an email to bufstorm.report@noaa.gov...posting
to the NWS Buffalo facebook page...or tweet...using the hashtag
bufwx

&&

Experimental content below...do not use operationally
Please see below links for more information on this experiment
http://www.weather.gov/buf/polygon_pdd
http://www.nws.noaa.gov/os/notification/
pns15lake_effect_snowaaa.htm
To view the experimental polygons please see:
http://www.weather.gov/buf/lespolygon
COORD...4264 7818 4281 7833 4266 7886 4247 7928
        4221 7976 4199 7977 4204 7952 4217 7927 4219 7876
        4234 7853
TIME Y17M02D16T0000Z-Y17M02D16T0900Z
COORD...4246 7836 4261 7834 4263 7856 4256 7906
        4243 7928 4225 7976 4199 7977 4200 7941 4221 7879
        4222 7861
TIME Y17M02D16T0900Z-Y17M02D16T2100Z

$$

NYZ019-020-160845-
/O.CON.KBUF.LE.W.0006.000000T0000Z-170216T2100Z/
Chautauqua-Cattaraugus-
Including the cities of Jamestown and Olean
739 PM EST Wed Feb 15 2017

...LAKE EFFECT SNOW WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST
THURSDAY...

* LOCATIONS...Chautauqua and Cattaraugus Counties. Greatest snow
  amounts along the higher terrain of the Chautauqua Ridge.

* TIMING...Through late Thursday afternoon.

* ACCUMULATIONS...Additional 4 to 7 inches tonight and 2 to 3
  inches Thursday in the most persistent snows.

* WINDS...Northwest 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 35 mph producing
  blowing and drifting snow.

* VISIBILITIES...Less than a quarter mile at times.

* IMPACTS...Snow and blowing snow will produce very difficult driving
  conditions with very poor visibility and deep snow cover on
  roads.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

In lake effect snow the weather can vary from locally heavy snow
in narrow bands to clear skies just a few miles away. If you will
be traveling across the region be prepared for rapid changes in
road and visibility conditions.

If you lose power and plan on running a generator...make sure
that the generator is located outdoors and is properly
ventilated. Space heaters should also be properly ventilated and
used only if they are operating properly. Make sure snow does not
block exhausts and fresh air intakes for high efficiency furnaces
and water heaters.

Stay tuned to NOAA Weather Radio or your favorite source of
weather information for the latest updates. Additional details
can also be found at www.weather.gov/Buffalo.

Report snow accumulation to the National Weather Service in
Buffalo by sending an email to bufstorm.report@noaa.gov...posting
to the NWS Buffalo facebook page...or tweet...using the hashtag
bufwx

&&

Experimental content below...do not use operationally
Please see below links for more information on this experiment
http://www.weather.gov/buf/polygon_pdd
http://www.nws.noaa.gov/os/notification/
pns15lake_effect_snowaaa.htm
To view the experimental polygons please see:
http://www.weather.gov/buf/lespolygon
COORD...4264 7818 4281 7833 4266 7886 4247 7928
        4221 7976 4199 7977 4204 7952 4217 7927 4219 7876
        4234 7853
TIME Y17M02D16T0000Z-Y17M02D16T0900Z
COORD...4246 7836 4261 7834 4263 7856 4256 7906
        4243 7928 4225 7976 4199 7977 4200 7941 4221 7879
        4222 7861
TIME Y17M02D16T0900Z-Y17M02D16T2100Z

$$

NYZ001>006-160845-
/O.CON.KBUF.LE.Y.0013.000000T0000Z-170217T0000Z/
Niagara-Orleans-Monroe-Wayne-Northern Cayuga-Oswego-
Including the cities of Niagara Falls, Medina, Rochester, Newark,
Fair Haven, and Oswego
739 PM EST Wed Feb 15 2017

...LAKE EFFECT SNOW ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST
THURSDAY...

* LOCATIONS...Southern Lake Ontario shoreline from Niagara county
  to Oswego county.

* TIMING...Through early Thursday evening.

* ACCUMULATIONS...Additional 3 to 5 inches tonight and 1 to 3
  inches Thursday in the most persistent snows.

* WINDS...Northwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 40 mph producing
  blowing and drifting snow.

* VISIBILITIES...As low as a quarter mile at times.

* IMPACTS...Snow and blowing snow will produce difficult driving
  conditions with poor visibility and snow covered roads.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

In lake effect snow the weather can vary from locally heavy snow
in narrow bands to clear skies just a few miles away. If you will
be traveling across the region be prepared for rapid changes in
road and visibility conditions.

Stay tuned to NOAA Weather Radio or your favorite source of
weather information for the latest updates. Additional details
can also be found at www.weather.gov/Buffalo.

Report snow accumulation to the National Weather Service in
Buffalo by sending an email to bufstorm.report@noaa.gov...posting
to the NWS Buffalo facebook page...or tweet...using the hashtag
bufwx

&&

$$

NYZ007-008-160845-
/O.CON.KBUF.WW.Y.0010.000000T0000Z-170216T2100Z/
Jefferson-Lewis-
Including the cities of Watertown and Lowville
739 PM EST Wed Feb 15 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST
THURSDAY...

* LOCATIONS...North Country. Greatest snows along the northwest
  facing side of the Tug Hill, and western Adirondack foothills.

* TIMING...Through late Thursday afternoon.

* HAZARDS...Snow.

* ACCUMULATIONS...Additional 3 to 5 inches tonight and up to 2
  inches Thursday.

* WINDS...Northwest 10 to 20 mph.

* VISIBILITIES...As low as a quarter mile at times.

* IMPACTS...Snow and blowing snow will produce difficult driving
  conditions with poor visibility and snow covered roads.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Weather Advisory is normally issued for a variety of
winter weather conditions such as light snow, blowing snow,
sleet, freezing rain and wind chills. While the weather will be
significant, the word advisory implies that severe winter weather
is not anticipated.

Stay tuned to NOAA Weather Radio or your favorite source of
weather information for the latest updates. Additional details
can also be found at www.weather.gov/Buffalo.

Report snow accumulation to the National Weather Service in
Buffalo by sending an email to bufstorm.report@noaa.gov...posting
to the NWS Buffalo facebook page...or tweet...using the hashtag
bufwx

&&

$$

HITCHCOCK


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