Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
347 AM EST Wed Feb 15 2017

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Chautauqua-Cattaraugus-
Including the cities of Jamestown and Olean
347 AM EST Wed Feb 15 2017

...LAKE EFFECT SNOW WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
4 PM EST THURSDAY...

The National Weather Service in Buffalo has issued a Lake Effect
Snow Warning...which is in effect from 1 PM this afternoon to
4 PM EST Thursday. The Lake Effect Snow Watch is no longer in
effect.

* LOCATIONS...Chautauqua and Cattaraugus Counties. Greatest snow
  amounts along the Chautauqua Ridge axis.

* TIMING...From early this afternoon through late Thursday
  afternoon.

* ACCUMULATIONS...Up to 2 inches this afternoon...5 to 9 inches
  tonight...and 2 to 4 inches Thursday...leading to storm totals
  of 8 to 14 inches in the most persistent lake snows.

* WINDS...West 15 to 25 mph, with gusts up to 35 mph.

* VISIBILITIES...A quarter mile or less at times.

* IMPACTS...Snow and blowing snow will produce difficult driving
  conditions with poor visibility and deep snow covered 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.

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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Wayne-Northern Cayuga-Oswego-
Including the cities of Newark, Fair Haven, and Oswego
347 AM EST Wed Feb 15 2017

...LAKE EFFECT SNOW ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM THIS AFTERNOON
TO 7 PM EST THURSDAY...

The National Weather Service in Buffalo has issued a Lake Effect
Snow Advisory...which is in effect from 4 PM this afternoon to
7 PM EST Thursday. The Lake Effect Snow Watch is no longer in
effect.

* LOCATIONS...Wayne...northern Cayuga...and Oswego counties.

* TIMING...From late this afternoon through early Thursday
  evening.

* ACCUMULATIONS...An inch or less this afternoon...3 to 6 inches
  tonight...and 1 to 3 inches Thursday...leading to storm totals
  of 5 to 10 inches in the most persistent lake snows.

* WINDS...West 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.

* VISIBILITIES...as low as a half a mile.

* IMPACTS...Snow and blowing snow will produce difficult driving
  conditions with poor visibility and snow covered 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.

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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Southern Erie-
Including the cities of Orchard Park and Springville
347 AM EST Wed Feb 15 2017

...LAKE EFFECT SNOW ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON
TO 4 PM EST THURSDAY...

The National Weather Service in Buffalo has issued a Lake Effect
Snow Advisory...which is in effect from 1 PM this afternoon to
4 PM EST Thursday. The Lake Effect Snow Watch is no longer in
effect.

* LOCATIONS...Southern Erie County.

* TIMING...From early this afternoon through late Thursday
  afternoon.

* ACCUMULATIONS...1 to 2 inches this afternoon...3 to 6 inches
  tonight...and 1 to 2 inches Thursday...leading to storm totals
  of 5 to 10 inches in the most persistent lake snows.

* WINDS...West 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph.

* VISIBILITIES...a half mile or less at times.

* IMPACTS...Snow and blowing snow will produce difficult driving
  conditions with poor visibility and snow covered 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.

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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Niagara-Orleans-Monroe-
Including the cities of Niagara Falls, Medina, and Rochester
347 AM EST Wed Feb 15 2017

...LAKE EFFECT SNOW ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM THIS AFTERNOON
TO 7 PM EST THURSDAY...

The National Weather Service in Buffalo has issued a Lake Effect
Snow Advisory...which is in effect from 4 PM this afternoon to
7 PM EST Thursday.

* LOCATIONS...Niagara, Orleans and Monroe Counties.

* TIMING...From late this afternoon through early Thursday
  evening.

* ACCUMULATIONS...3 to 5 inches tonight and 1 to 3 inches
  Thursday...leading to storm totals of 4 to 8 inches in the most
  persistent lake snows.

* WINDS...Northwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 40 mph.

* VISIBILITIES...a half mile or less at times.

* IMPACTS...Snow and blowing snow will produce difficult driving
  conditions with poor visibility and snow covered 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.

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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Jefferson-Lewis-
Including the cities of Watertown and Lowville
347 AM EST Wed Feb 15 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM THIS MORNING TO
4 PM EST THURSDAY...

The National Weather Service in Buffalo has issued a Winter
Weather Advisory for Snow...which is in effect from 7 AM this
morning to 4 PM EST Thursday.

* LOCATIONS...North Country. Greatest snows along the northwest
  facing Tug Hill, and western Adirondack foot hills.

* TIMING...From early this morning through late Thursday
  afternoon.

* HAZARDS...Snow.

* ACCUMULATIONS...1 to 3 inches today...3 to 6 inches tonight...
  and 1 to 3 inches Thursday...leading to storm totals of 6 to 12
  inches.

* WINDS...West 10 to 20 mph.

* VISIBILITIES...Under a half mile at times.

* IMPACTS...Snow will produce difficult driving conditions with
poor visibility and snow covered roads.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Weather Advisory is normally issued for a variety of
winter weather conditions such as light snow, blowing snow,
sleet, freezing rain and wind chills. While the weather will be
significant, the word advisory implies that severe winter weather
is not anticipated.

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

&&

$$

Thomas



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