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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
930 AM EST THU NOV 20 2014

NYZ010>012-085-202230-
/O.CON.KBUF.LE.W.0012.000000T0000Z-141121T0600Z/
NORTHERN ERIE-GENESEE-WYOMING-SOUTHERN ERIE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BUFFALO...BATAVIA...WARSAW...
ORCHARD PARK...SPRINGVILLE
930 AM EST THU NOV 20 2014

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

* LOCATIONS...ERIE...GENESEE...AND WYOMING COUNTIES. THIS INCLUDES
  THE BUFFALO METRO AREA. THE BAND IS EXPECTED TO DRIFT BACK NORTH
  OVER THE IMMEDIATE BUFFALO SOUTHTOWNS EAST TO BATAVIA DURING THE
  AFTERNOON BEFORE MOVING SOUTH AGAIN THIS EVENING.

* TIMING...THROUGH OVERNIGHT TONIGHT.

* ACCUMULATIONS...STORM TOTAL ACCUMULATIONS OF 2 TO 3 FEET IN THE
  MOST PERSISTENT BANDS. GREATEST ACCUMULATIONS EXPECTED FROM
  ANGOLA ACROSS THE BOSTON HILLS TO EAST AURORA AND WESTERN
  WYOMING COUNTY.

* WINDS...WEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH PRODUCING
  BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW.

* 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

&&

$$

NYZ019-020-202230-
/O.CON.KBUF.LE.W.0012.000000T0000Z-141121T1700Z/
CHAUTAUQUA-CATTARAUGUS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...JAMESTOWN...OLEAN
930 AM 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...STORM TOTALS OF 1 TO 2 FEET IN THE MOST
  PERSISTENT BANDS FROM THE LAKE ERIE SHORE TO THE CHAUTAUQUA
  RIDGE.

* WINDS...WEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH PRODUCING
  SIGNIFICANT BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW.

* 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

&&

$$

NYZ007-008-202230-
/O.CON.KBUF.LE.W.0012.000000T0000Z-141121T1700Z/
JEFFERSON-LEWIS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WATERTOWN...LOWVILLE
930 AM EST THU NOV 20 2014

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

* LOCATIONS...JEFFERSON AND LEWIS COUNTIES.

* TIMING...THROUGH LATE FRIDAY MORNING.

* ACCUMULATIONS...STORM TOTALS OF 1 TO 2 FEET IN PERSISTENT BANDS
  WITH LOCAL AMOUNTS APPROACHING 3 FEET ACROSS THE TUG HILL
  PLATEAU.

* WINDS...WEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 35 MPH PRODUCING
  SIGNIFICANT BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW.

* 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 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 WATERTOWN 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.

&&

$$

NYZ006-202230-
/O.CON.KBUF.LE.W.0012.141120T2100Z-141121T2300Z/
OSWEGO-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...OSWEGO
930 AM EST THU NOV 20 2014

...LAKE EFFECT SNOW WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO 6 PM EST FRIDAY...

* LOCATIONS...OSWEGO COUNTY. BAND WILL MOVE SLOWLY SOUTH ACROSS
  THE COUNTY LATE THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH FRIDAY.

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

* ACCUMULATIONS...STORM TOTALS OF 1 TO 2 FEET IN THE MOST
  PERSISTENT BANDS...WITH LOCAL AMOUNTS APPROACHING 3 FEET ACROSS
  THE TUG HILL PLATEAU.

* WINDS...WEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 35 MPH PRODUCING
  SIGNIFICANT BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW.

* 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

&&

$$

NYZ003-202230-
/O.CON.KBUF.LE.Y.0022.000000T0000Z-141121T0000Z/
MONROE-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...ROCHESTER
930 AM EST THU NOV 20 2014

...LAKE EFFECT SNOW ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST
THIS EVENING...

* LOCATIONS...MONROE COUNTY...MAINLY IN THE FAR SOUTHWEST
  PORTION OF THE COUNTY.

* TIMING...THROUGH EARLY THIS EVENING.

* ACCUMULATIONS...1 TO 3 INCHES TODAY RESULTING IN STORM TOTALS OF
  4 TO 6 INCHES IN THE MOST PERSISTENT BANDS.

* WINDS...WEST 20 TO 30 MPH PRODUCING BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW AT
  TIMES.

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

* IMPACTS...LOCALIZED LAKE EFFECT SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WILL
  RESULT IN SLIPPERY ROADS AND POOR VISIBILITY AT TIMES. THIS
  INCLUDES INTERSTATE 490.

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

&&

$$

NYZ013-202230-
/O.CON.KBUF.LE.Y.0022.000000T0000Z-141121T0900Z/
LIVINGSTON-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...GENESEO
930 AM EST THU NOV 20 2014

...LAKE EFFECT SNOW ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EST
FRIDAY...

* LOCATIONS...LIVINGSTON COUNTY...MAINLY OVER THE NORTHERN AND
  WESTERN PORTION OF THE COUNTY.

* TIMING...THROUGH LATE TONIGHT.

* ACCUMULATIONS...4 TO 6 INCHES TODAY BRINGING STORM TOTALS TO 5
  TO 8 INCHES IN THE MOST PERSISTENT BANDS.

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

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

* IMPACTS...LOCALIZED LAKE EFFECT SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WILL
  RESULT IN SLIPPERY ROADS 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

&&

$$

HITCHCOCK




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