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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
855 PM EST THU NOV 20 2014

NYZ007-210300-
/O.CAN.KBUF.LE.W.0012.000000T0000Z-141121T1700Z/
JEFFERSON-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...WATERTOWN
855 PM EST THU NOV 20 2014

...LAKE EFFECT SNOW WARNING IS CANCELLED...

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

THE LAKE EFFECT SNOW HAS PUSHED SOUTH ACROSS THE TUG HILL PLATEAU.

$$

NYZ012-085-210600-
/O.CON.KBUF.LE.W.0012.000000T0000Z-141121T0600Z/
WYOMING-SOUTHERN ERIE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WARSAW...ORCHARD PARK...SPRINGVILLE
855 PM EST THU NOV 20 2014

...LAKE EFFECT SNOW WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM EST
FRIDAY...

* LOCATIONS...SOUTHERN ERIE AND WYOMING COUNTIES. AT 9 PM THE BAND
  IS IN THE PROCESS OF REORIENTING ITSELF INTO A MULTIPLE BAND
  CONFIGURATION. SNOWFALL RATES WILL NOT BE NEARLY AS IMPRESSIVE
  ONCE THIS TAKES PLACE AS AMOUNTS WILL LOWER TO UNDER AN INCH PER
  HOUR.

* TIMING...THROUGH 1 AM TONIGHT.

* ACCUMULATIONS...8 TO 14 INCHES IN THE MOST PERSISTENT LAKE
  SNOWS TONIGHT.

* WINDS...WEST 10 TO 20 MPH.

* VISIBILITIES...NEAR ZERO AT TIMES.

* IMPACTS...HEAVY LAKE EFFECT SNOW WILL RESULT IN VERY DIFFICULT
  OR NEARLY IMPOSSIBLE TRAVEL AT TIMES IN THE HEAVIEST PORTION
  OF THE BAND. THUNDER AND LIGHTNING WILL ACCOMPANY THE HEAVIEST
  SNOW. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL DURING THE LAKE EFFECT SNOW...EXPECT
  SEVERE WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS WITH VERY LOW VISIBILITY AND
  DEEP SNOW COVER ON ROADS. SOME ROADS THAT HAVE BEEN CLEARED
  MAY BECOME IMPASSABLE AGAIN. DO NOT TRAVEL IN THE MOST HEAVILY
  AFFECTED AREAS! SNOW LOADS ON BUILDINGS MAY REACH CRITICAL
  LEVELS AND RESULT IN STRUCTURAL FAILURE.

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.

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

&&

$$

NYZ019-020-211000-
/O.CON.KBUF.LE.W.0012.000000T0000Z-141121T1700Z/
CHAUTAUQUA-CATTARAUGUS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...JAMESTOWN...OLEAN
855 PM EST THU NOV 20 2014

...LAKE EFFECT SNOW WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EST
FRIDAY...

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

* TIMING...THROUGH LATE FRIDAY MORNING.

* ACCUMULATIONS...8 TO 16 INCHES TONIGHT AND 3 TO 5 INCHES
  FRIDAY.

* WINDS...WEST 15 TO 25 MPH.

* VISIBILITIES...NEAR ZERO AT TIMES.

* IMPACTS...HEAVY LAKE EFFECT SNOW WILL RESULT IN VERY DIFFICULT
  OR NEARLY IMPOSSIBLE TRAVEL AT TIMES IN THE HEAVIEST PORTION
  OF THE BAND. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL DURING THE LAKE EFFECT SNOW...
  EXPECT SEVERE WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS WITH VERY LOW
  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

&&

$$

NYZ008-211000-
/O.CON.KBUF.LE.W.0012.000000T0000Z-141121T1700Z/
LEWIS-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...LOWVILLE
855 PM EST THU NOV 20 2014

...LAKE EFFECT SNOW WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EST
FRIDAY...

* LOCATIONS...SOUTHERN LEWIS COUNTY. THE BAND WILL REMAIN OVER
  THE TUG HILL PLATEAU THIS EVENING THEN SHIFT SOUTH OVERNIGHT.

* TIMING...THROUGH LATE FRIDAY MORNING.

* ACCUMULATIONS...11 TO 22 INCHES TONIGHT AND AN INCH OR LESS
  FRIDAY.

* WINDS...WEST 15 TO 25 MPH.

* VISIBILITIES...NEAR ZERO AT TIMES...MAINLY OVER THE SOUTHERN
  THIRD OF LEWIS COUNTY.

* IMPACTS...HEAVY LAKE EFFECT SNOW WILL RESULT IN VERY DIFFICULT
  OR NEARLY IMPOSSIBLE TRAVEL AT TIMES IN THE HEAVIEST PORTION
  OF THE BAND. THUNDER AND LIGHTNING WILL LIKELY ACCOMPANY THE
  HEAVIEST SNOW. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL DURING THE LAKE EFFECT
  SNOW...EXPECT SEVERE WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS WITH VERY LOW
  VISIBILITY AND DEEP SNOW COVER ON ROADS. THIS INCLUDES
  INTERSTATE 81 FROM ADAMS TO THE OSWEGO COUNTY LINE.

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.

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

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.

&&

$$

NYZ006-211000-
/O.CON.KBUF.LE.W.0012.000000T0000Z-141121T2300Z/
OSWEGO-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...OSWEGO
855 PM EST THU NOV 20 2014

...LAKE EFFECT SNOW WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EST
FRIDAY...

* LOCATIONS...OSWEGO COUNTY. MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW OVER THE TUG
  HILL WILL SHIFT SOUTH OVERNIGHT AND TRANSITION INTO MULTIPLE
  BANDS OF LAKE EFFECT SNOW ON FRIDAY.

* TIMING...THROUGH EARLY FRIDAY EVENING.

* ACCUMULATIONS...12 TO 24 INCHES TONIGHT AND 3 TO 6 INCHES
  FRIDAY.

* WINDS...WEST 10 TO 20 MPH.

* VISIBILITIES...NEAR ZERO AT TIMES.

* IMPACTS...HEAVY LAKE EFFECT SNOW WILL RESULT IN VERY DIFFICULT
  OR NEARLY IMPOSSIBLE TRAVEL AT TIMES IN THE HEAVIEST PORTION
  OF THE BAND. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL DURING THE LAKE EFFECT SNOW...
  EXPECT SEVERE WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS WITH VERY LOW
  VISIBILITY AND DEEP SNOW COVER ON ROADS. THIS INCLUDES
  INTERSTATE 81 THROUGH ALL OF OSWEGO COUNTY.

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.

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

&&

$$

NYZ013-210600-
/O.CON.KBUF.LE.W.0012.000000T0000Z-141121T0600Z/
LIVINGSTON-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...GENESEO
855 PM EST THU NOV 20 2014

...LAKE EFFECT SNOW WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM EST
FRIDAY...

* LOCATIONS...LIVINGSTON COUNTY.

* TIMING...UNTIL 1 AM TONIGHT.

* ACCUMULATIONS...8 TO 12 INCHES IN THE MOST PERSISTENT LAKE
  SNOWS TONIGHT.

* VISIBILITIES...A FEW HUNDRED FEET AT TIMES.

* TEMPERATURES...LOWS 15 TO 20 TONIGHT.

* IMPACTS...MODERATE TO HEAVY LAKE EFFECT SNOW WILL RESULT IN
  VERY DIFFICULT OR NEARLY IMPOSSIBLE TRAVEL AT TIMES IN THE
  HEAVIEST PORTION OF THE BAND. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL DURING THE
  LAKE EFFECT SNOW...EXPECT SEVERE WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS
  WITH VERY LOW VISIBILITY AND DEEP SNOW COVER ON ROADS. SOME
  ROADS THAT HAVE BEEN CLEARED MAY BECOME IMPASSABLE AGAIN.

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

&&

$$

NYZ021-211000-
/O.CON.KBUF.LE.Y.0022.000000T0000Z-141121T1700Z/
ALLEGANY-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...WELLSVILLE
855 PM EST THU NOV 20 2014

...LAKE EFFECT SNOW ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EST
FRIDAY...

* LOCATIONS...ALLEGANY COUNTY. GREATEST AMOUNTS OVER THE WESTERN
  PORTION OF THE COUNTY.

* TIMING...EARLY THIS EVENING THROUGH LATE FRIDAY MORNING.

* ACCUMULATIONS...4 TO 7 INCHES TONIGHT AND UP TO 2 INCHES
  FRIDAY...LEADING TO STORM TOTALS OF 4 TO 8 INCHES IN THE MOST
  PERSISTENT LAKE SNOWS.

* WINDS...WEST 10 TO 20 MPH.

* VISIBILITIES...UNDER A QUARTER MILE AT TIMES.

* IMPACTS...LOCALIZED LAKE EFFECT SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WILL
  RESULT IN SLIPPERY ROADS AND POOR VISIBILITY AT TIMES.

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

&&

$$

NYZ004-005-211000-
/O.CON.KBUF.LE.Y.0022.141121T0600Z-141121T2300Z/
WAYNE-NORTHERN CAYUGA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NEWARK...FAIR HAVEN
855 PM EST THU NOV 20 2014

...LAKE EFFECT SNOW ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM TO 6 PM
EST FRIDAY...

* LOCATIONS...NORTHERN CAYUGA AND WAYNE COUNTIES. GREATEST
  AMOUNTS FROM NEAR SODUS BAY TO MARTVILLE AND CATO.

* TIMING...OVERNIGHT TONIGHT THROUGH EARLY FRIDAY EVENING.

* ACCUMULATIONS...1 TO 3 INCHES OVERNIGHT AND 3 TO 5 INCHES
  FRIDAY...LEADING TO STORM TOTALS OF 4 TO 8 INCHES IN THE MOST
  PERSISTENT LAKE SNOWS.

* WINDS...WEST 15 TO 25 MPH.

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

* IMPACTS...LOCALIZED LAKE EFFECT SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WILL
  RESULT IN SLIPPERY ROADS AND POOR VISIBILITY AT TIMES.

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

&&

$$

NYZ014-210500-
/O.CON.KBUF.LE.Y.0022.000000T0000Z-141121T0500Z/
ONTARIO-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...CANANDAIGUA
855 PM EST THU NOV 20 2014

...LAKE EFFECT SNOW ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EST
TONIGHT...

* LOCATIONS...ONTARIO COUNTY.

* TIMING...THROUGH MIDNIGHT TONIGHT.

* ACCUMULATIONS...3 TO 6 INCHES IN THE MOST PERSISTENT LAKE
  SNOWS TONIGHT.

* VISIBILITIES....UNDER A QUARTER MILE AT TIMES.

* TEMPERATURES...LOWS AROUND 20 TONIGHT.

* IMPACTS...LOCALIZED LAKE EFFECT SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WILL
  RESULT IN SLIPPERY ROADS AND POOR VISIBILITY AT TIMES.

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

&&

$$






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