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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
213 PM EST THU FEB 11 2016

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CHAUTAUQUA-CATTARAUGUS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...JAMESTOWN...OLEAN
213 PM EST THU FEB 11 2016

...LAKE EFFECT SNOW WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST THIS
AFTERNOON...
...LAKE EFFECT SNOW WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM EST FRIDAY
THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING...
...WIND CHILL WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE FRIDAY NIGHT
THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...

* LOCATIONS...CHAUTAUQUA AND CATTARAUGUS COUNTIES.

* TIMING...THE LAKE EFFECT SNOW WARNING IS IN EFFECT THROUGH
  LATE THIS AFTERNOON. THE LAKE EFFECT SNOW WATCH IS IN EFFECT
  FROM OVERNIGHT TONIGHT THROUGH EARLY FRIDAY EVENING. THE WIND
  CHILL WATCH IS IN EFFECT FROM LATE FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH LATE
  SUNDAY MORNING.

* ACCUMULATIONS...UP TO 2 INCHES THIS AFTERNOON...1 TO 3 INCHES
  TONIGHT...UP TO 2 INCHES FRIDAY...AND 4 TO 8 INCHES FRIDAY
  NIGHT.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* VISIBILITIES...AS LOW AS A QUARTER MILE AT TIMES.

* WIND CHILL VALUES...AS LOW AS 25 BELOW.

* IMPACTS...LAKE EFFECT SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WILL RESULT IN
  DIFFICULT TRAVEL AT TIMES WITH SNOW COVERED ROADS AND GREATLY
  REDUCED VISIBILITIES. WIND CHILLS WILL REACH DANGEROUS LEVELS.
  FRIGID TEMPERATURES HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO RESULT IN FROZEN
  PIPES...FROSTBITE AND HYPOTHERMIA.

* FORECASTER CONFIDENCE...FORECAST CONFIDENCE IN THE LAKE EFFECT
  WATCH IS MEDIUM. THERE IS SOME UNCERTAINTY IN THE LOCATION AND
  INTENSITY OF THE LAKE SNOW BAND THAT IS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP
  TONIGHT AND FRIDAY.

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.

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

A LAKE EFFECT SNOW WATCH MEANS THAT SIGNIFICANT WINTER WEATHER IS
POSSIBLE IN LOCALIZED AREAS.

A WIND CHILL WATCH IS ISSUED WHEN STRONG WINDS WILL COMBINE WITH
COLD TEMPERATURES TO CREATE DANGEROUSLY COLD CONDITIONS FOR
EXPOSED SKIN. THE WIND WILL MAKE IT FEEL LIKE IT IS 15 DEGREES
BELOW ZERO OR COLDER FOR A PERIOD OF SEVERAL HOURS. IF YOU WILL
BE OUTDOORS USE COMMON SENSE AND DRESS WARMLY...MAKING SURE THAT
ALL EXPOSED SKIN IS COVERED. IF POSSIBLE...AVOID PROLONGED
EXPOSURE TO THE COLD TO PREVENT FROSTBITE AND HYPOTHERMIA.

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.

&&

$$

NYZ004>006-120315-
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/O.CON.KBUF.WC.A.0001.160213T0900Z-160214T1600Z/
WAYNE-NORTHERN CAYUGA-OSWEGO-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NEWARK...FAIR HAVEN...OSWEGO
213 PM EST THU FEB 11 2016

...LAKE EFFECT SNOW WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EST
FRIDAY...
...WIND CHILL WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE FRIDAY NIGHT
THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...

* LOCATIONS...WAYNE...NORTHERN CAYUGA...AND OSWEGO COUNTIES...
  WITH THE GREATEST SNOW AMOUNTS EXPECTED FROM NORTHEASTERN
  WAYNE COUNTY ACROSS NORTHERN CAYUGA AND SOUTHERN OSWEGO
  COUNTIES.

* TIMING...THE LAKE EFFECT SNOW WARNING IS IN EFFECT THROUGH
  LATE TONIGHT. THE WIND CHILL WATCH IS IN EFFECT FROM LATE
  FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH LATE SUNDAY MORNING.

* ACCUMULATIONS...UP TO 2 INCHES THIS AFTERNOON AND 2 TO 4
  INCHES TONIGHT.

* WINDS...WEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* VISIBILITIES...AS LOW AS A QUARTER MILE AT TIMES.

* WIND CHILL VALUES...AS LOW AS 30 BELOW.

* IMPACTS...LAKE EFFECT SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WILL RESULT IN
  VERY DIFFICULT TRAVEL AT TIMES WITH SNOW COVERED ROADS AND
  GREATLY REDUCED VISIBILITIES. WIND CHILLS WILL REACH DANGEROUS
  LEVELS. FRIGID TEMPERATURES HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO RESULT IN
  FROZEN PIPES...FROSTBITE AND HYPOTHERMIA.

* FORECASTER CONFIDENCE...FORECASTER CONFIDENCE IN THE WIND
  CHILL WATCH IS MEDIUM. WARMER WATERS OF LAKE ONTARIO MAY HOLD
  WIND CHILLS TO ADVISORY CRITERIA.

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.

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

A WIND CHILL WATCH IS ISSUED WHEN STRONG WINDS WILL COMBINE WITH
COLD TEMPERATURES TO CREATE DANGEROUSLY COLD CONDITIONS FOR
EXPOSED SKIN. THE WIND WILL MAKE IT FEEL LIKE IT IS 15 DEGREES
BELOW ZERO OR COLDER FOR A PERIOD OF SEVERAL HOURS. IF YOU WILL
BE OUTDOORS USE COMMON SENSE AND DRESS WARMLY...MAKING SURE THAT
ALL EXPOSED SKIN IS COVERED. IF POSSIBLE...AVOID PROLONGED
EXPOSURE TO THE COLD TO PREVENT FROSTBITE AND HYPOTHERMIA.

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.

&&

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_SNOW.HTM
TO VIEW THE EXPERIMENTAL POLYGONS PLEASE SEE:
HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/BUF/LESPOLYGON
COORD...4358 7577 4369 7598 4327 7697 4316 7678
        4325 7616 4316 7588
TIME Y16M02D12T0300Z-Y16M02D12T0900Z

$$

NYZ001>003-120315-
/O.CON.KBUF.LE.W.0006.000000T0000Z-160211T2100Z/
/O.CON.KBUF.WC.A.0001.160213T0900Z-160214T1600Z/
NIAGARA-ORLEANS-MONROE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NIAGARA FALLS...MEDINA...ROCHESTER
213 PM EST THU FEB 11 2016

...LAKE EFFECT SNOW WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST THIS
AFTERNOON...
...WIND CHILL WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE FRIDAY NIGHT
THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...

* LOCATIONS...NIAGARA...ORLEANS...AND MONROE COUNTIES.

* TIMING...THE LAKE EFFECT SNOW WARNING IS IN EFFECT THROUGH
  LATE THIS AFTERNOON. THE WIND CHILL WATCH IS IN EFFECT FROM
  LATE FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH LATE SUNDAY MORNING.

* ACCUMULATIONS...UP TO 2 INCHES THIS AFTERNOON.

* WINDS...WEST 20 TO 30 MPH.

* VISIBILITIES...AS LOW AS A QUARTER MILE AT TIMES.

* WIND CHILL VALUES...AS LOW AS 25 BELOW.

* IMPACTS...LAKE EFFECT SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WILL RESULT IN
  HAZARDOUS TRAVEL AT TIMES WITH SNOW COVERED ROADS AND GREATLY
  REDUCED VISIBILITIES. WIND CHILLS WILL REACH DANGEROUS LEVELS.
  FRIGID TEMPERATURES HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO RESULT IN FROZEN
  PIPES...FROSTBITE AND HYPOTHERMIA.

* FORECASTER CONFIDENCE...FORECASTER CONFIDENCE IN THE WIND
  CHILL WATCH IS MEDIUM. WARMER WATERS OF LAKE ONTARIO MAY HOLD
  WIND CHILLS TO ADVISORY CRITERIA.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

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.

A WIND CHILL WATCH IS ISSUED WHEN STRONG WINDS WILL COMBINE WITH
COLD TEMPERATURES TO CREATE DANGEROUSLY COLD CONDITIONS FOR
EXPOSED SKIN. THE WIND WILL MAKE IT FEEL LIKE IT IS 15 DEGREES
BELOW ZERO OR COLDER FOR A PERIOD OF SEVERAL HOURS. IF YOU WILL
BE OUTDOORS USE COMMON SENSE AND DRESS WARMLY...MAKING SURE THAT
ALL EXPOSED SKIN IS COVERED. IF POSSIBLE...AVOID PROLONGED
EXPOSURE TO THE COLD TO PREVENT FROSTBITE AND HYPOTHERMIA.

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.

&&

$$

NYZ012-085-120315-
/O.CON.KBUF.LE.A.0007.160212T0600Z-160213T0000Z/
/O.CON.KBUF.WC.A.0001.160213T0900Z-160214T1600Z/
WYOMING-SOUTHERN ERIE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WARSAW...ORCHARD PARK...SPRINGVILLE
213 PM EST THU FEB 11 2016

...LAKE EFFECT SNOW WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM EST FRIDAY
THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING...
...WIND CHILL WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE FRIDAY NIGHT
THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...

* LOCATIONS...SOUTHERN ERIE COUNTY AND WYOMING COUNTY.

* TIMING...THE LAKE EFFECT SNOW WATCH IS IN EFFECT FROM
  OVERNIGHT TONIGHT THROUGH EARLY FRIDAY EVENING. THE WIND CHILL
  WATCH IS IN EFFECT FROM LATE FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH LATE SUNDAY
  MORNING.

* ACCUMULATIONS...5 TO 10 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE IN THE MOST
  PERSISTENT LAKE SNOWS.

* WINDS...WEST 15 TO 25 MPH.

* VISIBILITIES...AS LOW AS A QUARTER MILE AT TIMES.

* WIND CHILL VALUES...AS LOW AS 30 BELOW.

* IMPACTS...LAKE EFFECT SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW MAY RESULT IN
  DIFFICULT TRAVEL AT TIMES WITH SNOW COVERED ROADS AND GREATLY
  REDUCED VISIBILITIES. WIND CHILLS WILL REACH DANGEROUS LEVELS.
  FRIGID TEMPERATURES HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO RESULT IN FROZEN
  PIPES...FROSTBITE AND HYPOTHERMIA.

* FORECASTER CONFIDENCE...FOR LAKE EFFECT SNOW IS MEDIUM. THERE
  IS STILL SOME UNCERTAINTY IN THE LOCATION AND INTENSITY OF THE
  BAND THAT IS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP LATER TONIGHT AND FRIDAY.
  FORECASTER CONFIDENCE IN THE WIND CHILL WATCH IS MEDIUM.
  WARMER WATERS OF LAKE ERIE MAY HOLD WIND CHILLS TO ADVISORY
  CRITERIA.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A LAKE EFFECT SNOW WATCH MEANS THAT SIGNIFICANT WINTER WEATHER IS
POSSIBLE IN LOCALIZED AREAS.

A WIND CHILL WATCH IS ISSUED WHEN STRONG WINDS WILL COMBINE WITH
COLD TEMPERATURES TO CREATE DANGEROUSLY COLD CONDITIONS FOR
EXPOSED SKIN. THE WIND WILL MAKE IT FEEL LIKE IT IS 15 DEGREES
BELOW ZERO OR COLDER FOR A PERIOD OF SEVERAL HOURS. IF YOU WILL
BE OUTDOORS USE COMMON SENSE AND DRESS WARMLY...MAKING SURE THAT
ALL EXPOSED SKIN IS COVERED. IF POSSIBLE...AVOID PROLONGED
EXPOSURE TO THE COLD TO PREVENT FROSTBITE AND HYPOTHERMIA.

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.

&&

$$

NYZ010-011-120315-
/O.CON.KBUF.LE.A.0007.160212T0900Z-160213T0000Z/
/O.CON.KBUF.WC.A.0001.160213T0900Z-160214T1600Z/
NORTHERN ERIE-GENESEE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BUFFALO...BATAVIA
213 PM EST THU FEB 11 2016

...LAKE EFFECT SNOW WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT
THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING...
...WIND CHILL WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE FRIDAY NIGHT
THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...

* LOCATIONS...NORTHERN ERIE AND GENESEE COUNTIES.

* TIMING...THE LAKE EFFECT SNOW WATCH IS IN EFFECT FROM LATE
  TONIGHT THROUGH EARLY FRIDAY EVENING. THE WIND CHILL WATCH IS
  IN EFFECT FROM LATE FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH LATE SUNDAY MORNING.

* ACCUMULATIONS...6 TO 12 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE IN THE MOST
  PERSISTENT LAKE SNOWS.

* WINDS...WEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* VISIBILITIES...AS LOW AS A QUARTER MILE AT TIMES.

* WIND CHILL VALUES...AS LOW AS 25 BELOW.

* IMPACTS...LAKE EFFECT SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW MAY RESULT IN
  HAZARDOUS TRAVEL AT TIMES WITH SNOW COVERED ROADS AND GREATLY
  REDUCED VISIBILITIES. WIND CHILLS WILL REACH DANGEROUS LEVELS.
  FRIGID TEMPERATURES HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO RESULT IN FROZEN
  PIPES...FROSTBITE AND HYPOTHERMIA.

* FORECASTER CONFIDENCE...FOR THE LAKE EFFECT SNOW WATCH IS
  MEDIUM. THERE IS STILL SOME UNCERTAINTY IN THE LOCATION AND
  INTENSITY OF THE LAKE SNOW BAND THAT IS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP
  LATE TONIGHT AND FRIDAY. FORECASTER CONFIDENCE IN THE WIND
  CHILL WATCH IS MEDIUM. WARMER WATERS OF LAKE ERIE MAY HOLD
  WIND CHILLS TO ADVISORY CRITERIA.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A LAKE EFFECT SNOW WATCH MEANS THAT SIGNIFICANT WINTER WEATHER IS
POSSIBLE IN LOCALIZED AREAS.

A WIND CHILL WATCH IS ISSUED WHEN STRONG WINDS WILL COMBINE WITH
COLD TEMPERATURES TO CREATE DANGEROUSLY COLD CONDITIONS FOR
EXPOSED SKIN. THE WIND WILL MAKE IT FEEL LIKE IT IS 15 DEGREES
BELOW ZERO OR COLDER FOR A PERIOD OF SEVERAL HOURS. IF YOU WILL
BE OUTDOORS USE COMMON SENSE AND DRESS WARMLY...MAKING SURE THAT
ALL EXPOSED SKIN IS COVERED. IF POSSIBLE...AVOID PROLONGED
EXPOSURE TO THE COLD TO PREVENT FROSTBITE AND HYPOTHERMIA.

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.

&&

$$

NYZ007-008-120315-
/O.CON.KBUF.LE.A.0007.160212T0900Z-160213T0600Z/
/O.CON.KBUF.WC.A.0001.160213T0900Z-160214T1600Z/
JEFFERSON-LEWIS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WATERTOWN...LOWVILLE
213 PM EST THU FEB 11 2016

...LAKE EFFECT SNOW WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT
THROUGH LATE FRIDAY NIGHT...
...WIND CHILL WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE FRIDAY NIGHT
THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...

* LOCATIONS...JEFFERSON AND LEWIS COUNTIES.

* TIMING...THE LAKE EFFECT SNOW WATCH IS IN EFFECT FROM LATE
  TONIGHT THROUGH OVERNIGHT FRIDAY NIGHT. THE WIND CHILL WATCH
  IS IN EFFECT FROM LATE FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH LATE SUNDAY
  MORNING.

* ACCUMULATIONS...9 TO 17 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE IN THE MOST
  PERSISTENT LAKE SNOWS.

* WINDS...WEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.

* VISIBILITIES...AS LOW AS A QUARTER MILE AT TIMES.

* WIND CHILL VALUES...AS LOW AS 40 BELOW.

* IMPACTS...LAKE EFFECT SNOW MAY RESULT IN DIFFICULT TRAVEL AT
  TIMES WITH SNOW COVERED ROADS AND GREATLY REDUCED
  VISIBILITIES. WIND CHILLS WILL REACH DANGEROUS LEVELS. FRIGID
  TEMPERATURES HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO RESULT IN FROZEN PIPES...
  FROSTBITE AND HYPOTHERMIA.

* FORECASTER CONFIDENCE...IN THE LAKE EFFECT SNOW IS HIGH. AN
  INTENSE BAND OF HEAVY LAKE EFFECT SNOW IS LIKELY TO DEVELOP
  LATE TONIGHT AND FRIDAY AND IMPACT PORTIONS OF JEFFERSON AND
  LEWIS COUNTIES. FORECASTER CONFIDENCE IN THE WIND CHILL WATCH
  IS HIGH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A LAKE EFFECT SNOW WATCH MEANS THAT SIGNIFICANT WINTER WEATHER IS
POSSIBLE IN LOCALIZED AREAS.

A WIND CHILL WATCH IS ISSUED WHEN STRONG WINDS WILL COMBINE WITH
COLD TEMPERATURES TO CREATE DANGEROUSLY COLD CONDITIONS FOR
EXPOSED SKIN. THE WIND WILL MAKE IT FEEL LIKE IT IS 15 DEGREES
BELOW ZERO OR COLDER FOR A PERIOD OF SEVERAL HOURS. IF YOU WILL
BE OUTDOORS USE COMMON SENSE AND DRESS WARMLY...MAKING SURE THAT
ALL EXPOSED SKIN IS COVERED. IF POSSIBLE...AVOID PROLONGED
EXPOSURE TO THE COLD TO PREVENT FROSTBITE AND HYPOTHERMIA.

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.

&&

$$

NYZ013-014-021-120315-
/O.CON.KBUF.WC.A.0001.160213T0900Z-160214T1600Z/
LIVINGSTON-ONTARIO-ALLEGANY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GENESEO...CANANDAIGUA...WELLSVILLE
213 PM EST THU FEB 11 2016

...WIND CHILL WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE FRIDAY NIGHT
THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...

* LOCATIONS...LIVINGSTON...ONTARIO AND ALLEGANY COUNTIES.

* TIMING...FROM LATE FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH LATE SUNDAY MORNING.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* WIND CHILL VALUES...AS LOW AS 30 BELOW.

* IMPACTS...WIND CHILLS WILL REACH DANGEROUS LEVELS. FRIGID
  TEMPERATURES HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO RESULT IN FROZEN PIPES...
  FROSTBITE AND HYPOTHERMIA.

* FORECASTER CONFIDENCE...HIGH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND CHILL WATCH IS ISSUED WHEN STRONG WINDS WILL COMBINE WITH
COLD TEMPERATURES TO CREATE DANGEROUSLY COLD CONDITIONS FOR
EXPOSED SKIN. THE WIND WILL MAKE IT FEEL LIKE IT IS 15 DEGREES
BELOW ZERO OR COLDER FOR A PERIOD OF SEVERAL HOURS. IF YOU WILL
BE OUTDOORS USE COMMON SENSE AND DRESS WARMLY...MAKING SURE THAT
ALL EXPOSED SKIN IS COVERED. IF POSSIBLE...AVOID PROLONGED
EXPOSURE TO THE COLD TO PREVENT FROSTBITE AND HYPOTHERMIA.

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.

&&

$$



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