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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
854 PM EST WED NOV 19 2014

NYZ010>012-085-201000-
/O.CON.KBUF.LE.W.0012.141120T0400Z-141121T0600Z/
NORTHERN ERIE-GENESEE-WYOMING-SOUTHERN ERIE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BUFFALO...BATAVIA...WARSAW...
ORCHARD PARK...SPRINGVILLE
854 PM EST WED NOV 19 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. GREATEST ACCUMULATIONS
  EXPECTED FROM SOUTH BUFFALO TO THE NEARBY SOUTHERN AND EASTERN
  SUBURBS EXTENDING INTO THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF GENESEE COUNTY
  AND THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF WYOMING COUNTIES.

* TIMING...LATE THIS EVENING THROUGH OVERNIGHT THURSDAY NIGHT.

* ACCUMULATIONS...5 TO 8 INCHES OVERNIGHT...MORE THAN 2 FEET
  THURSDAY...AND 5 TO 10 INCHES THURSDAY NIGHT...LEADING TO STORM
  TOTALS OF 2 TO 3 FEET IN THE MOST PERSISTENT LAKE SNOWS.

* WINDS...WEST 15 TO 25 MPH.

* VISIBILITIES...A COUPLE HUNDRED FEET 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

&&

$$

NYZ019-020-201000-
/O.CON.KBUF.LE.W.0012.141120T1100Z-141121T1700Z/
CHAUTAUQUA-CATTARAUGUS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...JAMESTOWN...OLEAN
854 PM EST WED NOV 19 2014

...LAKE EFFECT SNOW WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM THURSDAY
TO NOON EST FRIDAY...

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

* TIMING...LATE TONIGHT THROUGH LATE FRIDAY MORNING.

* ACCUMULATIONS...8 TO 16 INCHES THURSDAY...7 TO 14 INCHES
  THURSDAY NIGHT...AND 3 TO 5 INCHES FRIDAY...LEADING TO STORM
  TOTALS OF MORE THAN 2 FEET IN THE MOST PERSISTENT LAKE SNOWS.

* WINDS...WEST 15 TO 25 MPH.

* VISIBILITIES...A COUPLE HUNDRED FEET 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

&&

$$

NYZ007-008-201000-
/O.CON.KBUF.LE.W.0012.141120T0800Z-141121T1700Z/
JEFFERSON-LEWIS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WATERTOWN...LOWVILLE
854 PM EST WED NOV 19 2014

...LAKE EFFECT SNOW WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM THURSDAY
TO NOON EST FRIDAY...

* LOCATIONS...JEFFERSON AND LEWIS COUNTIES.

* TIMING...LATE TONIGHT THROUGH LATE FRIDAY MORNING.

* ACCUMULATIONS...UP TO 2 INCHES OVERNIGHT...12 TO 24 INCHES
  THURSDAY...MORE THAN 2 FEET THURSDAY NIGHT...AND UP TO 2 INCHES
  FRIDAY...LEADING TO STORM TOTALS OF 3 TO 4 FEET IN THE MOST
  PERSISTENT LAKE SNOWS FROM NEAR WATERTOWN AND FORT DRUM
  SOUTHWARDS TO THE TUG HILL PLATEAU.

* WINDS...WEST 15 TO 25 MPH.

* VISIBILITIES...A COUPLE HUNDRED FEET 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.

&&

$$

NYZ006-201000-
/O.CON.KBUF.LE.W.0012.141120T2100Z-141121T2300Z/
OSWEGO-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...OSWEGO
854 PM EST WED NOV 19 2014

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

* LOCATIONS...OSWEGO COUNTY. BAND WILL MOVE SLOWLY SOUTH ACROSS
  THE COUNTY THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY.

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

* ACCUMULATIONS...1 TO 3 INCHES THURSDAY...MORE THAN 2 FEET
  THURSDAY NIGHT...AND 3 TO 6 INCHES FRIDAY...LEADING TO STORM
  TOTALS OF 2 TO 3 FEET IN THE MOST PERSISTENT LAKE SNOWS.

* WINDS...WEST 15 TO 25 MPH.

* VISIBILITIES...A COUPLE HUNDRED FEET 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

&&

$$

NYZ003-201000-
/O.CON.KBUF.LE.Y.0022.141120T0500Z-141121T0000Z/
MONROE-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...ROCHESTER
854 PM EST WED NOV 19 2014

...LAKE EFFECT SNOW ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT
TONIGHT TO 7 PM EST THURSDAY...

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

* TIMING...MIDNIGHT TONIGHT THROUGH EARLY THURSDAY EVENING.

* ACCUMULATIONS...UP TO 2 INCHES OVERNIGHT...2 TO 4 INCHES
  THURSDAY...AND AN INCH OR LESS THURSDAY EVENING...LEADING TO
  STORM TOTALS OF 4 TO 7 INCHES IN THE MOST PERSISTENT LAKE
  SNOWS.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 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. 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

&&

$$

NYZ013-201000-
/O.CON.KBUF.LE.Y.0022.141120T0500Z-141121T0900Z/
LIVINGSTON-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...GENESEO
854 PM EST WED NOV 19 2014

...LAKE EFFECT SNOW ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT
TONIGHT TO 4 AM EST FRIDAY...

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

* TIMING...MIDNIGHT TONIGHT THROUGH LATE THURSDAY NIGHT.

* ACCUMULATIONS...UP TO 2 INCHES OVERNIGHT...3 TO 6 INCHES
  THURSDAY...AND 1 TO 3 INCHES THURSDAY NIGHT...LEADING TO STORM
  TOTALS OF 5 TO 9 INCHES IN THE MOST PERSISTENT LAKE SNOWS.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 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. 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

&&

$$






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