Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS Buffalo, NY

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
634 AM EST SUN FEB 22 2015

NYZ001>008-010>014-019>021-085-221945-
/O.EXT.KBUF.WC.A.0004.150223T0500Z-150224T1800Z/
NIAGARA-ORLEANS-MONROE-WAYNE-NORTHERN CAYUGA-OSWEGO-JEFFERSON-
LEWIS-NORTHERN ERIE-GENESEE-WYOMING-LIVINGSTON-ONTARIO-CHAUTAUQUA-
CATTARAUGUS-ALLEGANY-SOUTHERN ERIE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NIAGARA FALLS...MEDINA...ROCHESTER...
NEWARK...FAIR HAVEN...OSWEGO...WATERTOWN...LOWVILLE...BUFFALO...
BATAVIA...WARSAW...GENESEO...CANANDAIGUA...JAMESTOWN...OLEAN...
WELLSVILLE...ORCHARD PARK...SPRINGVILLE
634 AM EST SUN FEB 22 2015

...WIND CHILL WATCH NOW IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

* LOCATIONS...ALL OF WESTERN AND NORTH CENTRAL NEW YORK.

* TIMING...FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT THROUGH EARLY TUESDAY AFTERNOON.

* WIND CHILL VALUES...AS LOW AS 25 TO 35 BELOW ZERO.

* IMPACTS...DANGEROUSLY COLD WIND CHILLS COULD LEAD TO FROSTBITE
  AND HYPOTHERMIA IF YOU ARE NOT DRESSED PROPERLY. ALSO PLAN AHEAD
  WITH AN EMERGENCY TRAVEL KIT IN YOUR VEHICLE CONTAINING EXTRA
  CLOTHES OR BLANKETS IN CASE YOU BECOME STRANDED.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND CHILL WATCH IS ISSUED WHEN STRONG WINDS WILL COMBINE WITH
COLD TEMPERATURES TO CREATE DANGEROUSLY COLD CONDITIONS FOR
EXPOSED SKIN. THE WIND WILL MAKE IT FEEL LIKE IT IS 15 DEGREES
BELOW ZERO OR COLDER FOR A PERIOD OF SEVERAL HOURS. IF YOU WILL
BE OUTDOORS USE COMMON SENSE AND DRESS WARMLY...MAKING SURE THAT
ALL EXPOSED SKIN IS COVERED. IF POSSIBLE...AVOID PROLONGED
EXPOSURE TO THE COLD TO PREVENT FROSTBITE AND HYPOTHERMIA.

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