Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
336 AM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

NYZ019-020-085-091645-
/O.NEW.KBUF.LE.A.0006.160210T0600Z-160211T2100Z/
CHAUTAUQUA-CATTARAUGUS-SOUTHERN ERIE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...JAMESTOWN...OLEAN...ORCHARD PARK...
SPRINGVILLE
336 AM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

...LAKE EFFECT SNOW WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BUFFALO HAS ISSUED A LAKE EFFECT
SNOW WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
THURSDAY AFTERNOON.

* LOCATIONS...CHAUTAUQUA...CATTARAUGUS...AND SOUTHERN ERIE
  COUNTIES. GREATEST SNOW AMOUNTS EXPECTED JUST INLAND FROM LAKE
  ERIE ALONG THE CHAUTAUQUA RIDGE AND BOSTON HILLS.

* TIMING...FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH LATE THURSDAY AFTERNOON.

* ACCUMULATIONS...8 TO 16 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE IN THE MOST
  PERSISTENT LAKE SNOWS.

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

* VISIBILITIES...LESS THAN A HALF MILE AT TIMES.

* IMPACTS...LAKE EFFECT SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WILL RESULT IN VERY
  DIFFICULT TRAVEL AT TIMES WITH SNOW COVERED ROADS AND POOR
  VISIBILITY.

* FORECASTER CONFIDENCE...MEDIUM. THERE REMAINS SOME UNCERTAINTY
  WITH RESPECT TO PLACEMENT AND INTENSITY OF LAKE EFFECT SNOW.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

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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