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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
939 AM EST TUE NOV 18 2014

NYZ003-181545-
/O.CAN.KBUF.LE.Y.0020.000000T0000Z-141119T0000Z/
MONROE-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...ROCHESTER
939 AM EST TUE NOV 18 2014

...LAKE EFFECT SNOW ADVISORY IS CANCELLED...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BUFFALO HAS CANCELLED THE LAKE
EFFECT SNOW ADVISORY.

THE MAJORITY OF THE LAKE EFFECT SNOW WILL REMAIN SOUTH AND WEST OF
MONROE COUNTY...THEREFORE THE LAKE EFFECT SNOW ADVISORY HAS BEEN
CANCELLED.

$$

NYZ010>012-085-182245-
/O.CON.KBUF.LE.W.0011.000000T0000Z-141119T1800Z/
/O.CON.KBUF.LE.A.0009.141120T0600Z-141121T0900Z/
NORTHERN ERIE-GENESEE-WYOMING-SOUTHERN ERIE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BUFFALO...BATAVIA...WARSAW...
ORCHARD PARK...SPRINGVILLE
939 AM EST TUE NOV 18 2014

...LAKE EFFECT SNOW WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST
WEDNESDAY...
...LAKE EFFECT SNOW WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE WEDNESDAY
NIGHT THROUGH LATE THURSDAY NIGHT...

* LOCATIONS...ERIE...GENESEE...AND WYOMING COUNTIES INCLUDING THE
  BUFFALO METRO AREA. NORTHERN EXTENT OF THE SNOW BAND FROM
  ROUGHLY A LINE FROM DOWNTOWN BUFFALO TO DEPEW AND BATAVIA.

* TIMING...WARNING THROUGH MIDDAY WEDNESDAY. WATCH FROM LATE
  WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH LATE THURSDAY NIGHT.

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOWFALL RATES OF 3 TO 5 INCHES PER HOUR IN THE
  MOST INTENSE PORTION OF THE BAND. THIS WILL BRING STORM TOTALS
  TO 5 TO 6 FEET IN THE MOST PERSISTENT SNOWS.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40 MPH PRODUCING
  LOCALIZED BLIZZARD CONDITIONS AT TIMES WITH SIGNIFICANT BLOWING
  AND DRIFTING SNOW.

* VISIBILITIES...NEAR ZERO AT TIMES.

* IMPACTS...INTENSE LAKE EFFECT SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WILL RESULT
  IN VERY DIFFICULT OR NEARLY IMPOSSIBLE TRAVEL AT TIMES WITHIN
  THE MOST INTENSE PORTION OF THE BAND. EXPECT WIDESPREAD ROAD
  CLOSURES. TRAVEL WILL BE IMPOSSIBLE WITHIN THE BAND. IF YOU
  MUST TRAVEL BE PREPARED FOR SEVERE WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS
  WITH NEAR ZERO VISIBILITY AND DEEP SNOW COVER ON ROADS. THIS
  INCLUDES THE NEW YORK STATE THRUWAY FROM SILVER CREEK TO
  BATAVIA.

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

&&

$$

NYZ019-020-182245-
/O.CON.KBUF.LE.W.0011.000000T0000Z-141119T1500Z/
/O.CON.KBUF.LE.A.0009.141120T1500Z-141121T1700Z/
CHAUTAUQUA-CATTARAUGUS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...JAMESTOWN...OLEAN
939 AM EST TUE NOV 18 2014

...LAKE EFFECT SNOW WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST
WEDNESDAY...
...LAKE EFFECT SNOW WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING
THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...

* LOCATIONS...CHAUTAUQUA AND CATTARAUGUS COUNTIES...GREATEST
  AMOUNTS ALONG THE LAKE ERIE SHORE AND NORTHERN PORTIONS OF THE
  AREA.

* TIMING...WARNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING. WATCH FROM THURSDAY
  MORNING THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING.

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOWFALL RATES OF 2 TO 4 INCHES IN THE MOST
  INTENSE PORTION OF THE BAND. STORM TOTAL ACCUMULATIONS OF 2 TO 3
  FEET IN THE MOST PERSISTENT SNOWS.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40 MPH PRODUCING
  LOCALIZED BLIZZARD CONDITIONS AT TIMES WITH SIGNIFICANT BLOWING
  AND DRIFTING SNOW.

* VISIBILITIES...NEAR ZERO AT TIMES.

* IMPACTS...INTENSE LAKE EFFECT SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WILL
  RESULT IN VERY DIFFICULT OR NEARLY IMPOSSIBLE TRAVEL AT TIMES
  WITHIN THE MOST INTENSE PORTION OF THE BAND. SOME ROADS MAY
  BECOME NEARLY IMPASSABLE. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL BE PREPARED FOR
  SEVERE WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS WITH NEAR ZERO VISIBILITY AND
  DEEP SNOW COVER ON ROADS. THIS INCLUDES THE NEW YORK STATE
  THRUWAY FROM RIPLEY TO SILVER CREEK.

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

&&

$$

NYZ006>008-182245-
/O.CON.KBUF.LE.W.0011.000000T0000Z-141119T2000Z/
/O.CON.KBUF.LE.A.0009.141120T0900Z-141121T1700Z/
OSWEGO-JEFFERSON-LEWIS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...OSWEGO...WATERTOWN...LOWVILLE
939 AM EST TUE NOV 18 2014

...LAKE EFFECT SNOW WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM EST
WEDNESDAY...
...LAKE EFFECT SNOW WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE WEDNESDAY
NIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...

* LOCATIONS...EASTERN LAKE ONTARIO REGION WITH THE GREATEST
  AMOUNTS FROM THE CENTRAL AND NORTHERN TUG HILL TO THE
  WATERTOWN AND FORT DRUM AREAS.

* TIMING...WARNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON. WATCH FROM LATE
  WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING.

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOWFALL RATES OF 3 TO 6 INCHES PER HOUR IN THE
  MOST INTENSE PORTION OF THE BAND. STORM TOTALS OF 3 TO 4 FEET IN
  THE MOST PERSISTENT SNOWS.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40 MPH PRODUCING
  LOCALIZED BLIZZARD CONDITIONS AT TIMES WITH SIGNIFICANT BLOWING
  AND DRIFTING SNOW.

* VISIBILITIES...NEAR ZERO AT TIMES.

* IMPACTS...INTENSE LAKE EFFECT SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WILL
  RESULT IN VERY DIFFICULT OR NEARLY IMPOSSIBLE TRAVEL AT TIMES
  WITHIN THE MOST INTENSE PORTION OF THE BAND. MANY ROADS MAY
  BECOME NEARLY IMPASSABLE. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL BE PREPARED FOR
  SEVERE WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS WITH NEAR ZERO VISIBILITY AND
  DEEP SNOW COVER ON ROADS. THIS INCLUDES INTERSTATE 81 FROM
  PULASKI TO WATERTOWN.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

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

&&

$$

NYZ013-182245-
/O.CON.KBUF.LE.Y.0020.000000T0000Z-141119T1100Z/
LIVINGSTON-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...GENESEO
939 AM EST TUE NOV 18 2014

...LAKE EFFECT SNOW ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EST
WEDNESDAY...

* LOCATIONS...LIVINGSTON COUNTY...WITH THE GREATEST AMOUNTS IN
  THE NORTHERN AND WESTERN PORTION OF THE COUNTY.

* TIMING...THROUGH LATE TONIGHT.

* ACCUMULATIONS...STORM TOTALS OF 3 TO 6 INCHES IN PERSISTENT
  SNOWS.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 35 MPH PRODUCING
  SOME BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW.

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

* IMPACTS...LOCALIZED LAKE EFFECT SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WILL
  PRODUCE SLIPPERY TRAVEL AND POOR VISIBILITY AT TIMES. THIS
  INCLUDES INTERSTATE 390.

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

&&

$$

NYZ021-182245-
/O.CON.KBUF.LE.Y.0020.141118T2200Z-141119T1500Z/
ALLEGANY-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...WELLSVILLE
939 AM EST TUE NOV 18 2014

...LAKE EFFECT SNOW ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO 10 AM EST WEDNESDAY...

* LOCATIONS...ALLEGANY COUNTY...MAINLY OVER THE NORTHWEST
  PORTION OF THE COUNTY.

* TIMING...LATE THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY MORNING.

* ACCUMULATIONS...STORM TOTALS OF 3 TO 6 INCHES IN THE MOST
  PERSISTENT SNOWS.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 30 MPH PRODUCING
  SOME BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW.

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

* IMPACTS...LOCAL LAKE EFFECT SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WILL PRODUCE
  SLIPPERY TRAVEL AND POOR VISIBILITIES LATE TUESDAY THROUGH
  WEDNESDAY MORNING.

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

&&

$$

HITCHCOCK





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