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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CLEVELAND OH
921 PM EST WED DEC 7 2016

...LAKE EFFECT SNOW WILL DEVELOP THURSDAY AND CONTINUE INTO
SATURDAY...

.BANDS OF LAKE EFFECT SNOW WILL SET UP ALONG THE PENNSYLVANIA
SHORELINE ON THURSDAY AND WILL BE HEAVY AT TIMES. WINDS WILL
SHIFT TO THE NORTHWEST THURSDAY NIGHT WITH SNOW SHIFTING INLAND...
THEN BECOMING FOCUSED TOWARDS THE LAKESHORE AGAIN ON SATURDAY.

PAZ001>003-081200-
/O.CON.KCLE.LE.W.0009.161208T1700Z-161210T2100Z/
NORTHERN ERIE-SOUTHERN ERIE-CRAWFORD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ERIE...EDINBORO...MEADVILLE
921 PM EST WED DEC 7 2016

...LAKE EFFECT SNOW WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON THURSDAY
TO 4 PM EST SATURDAY...

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 8 TO 12 INCHES ARE
  EXPECTED ALONG THE LAKESHORE WITH 1 TO 2 FEET SOUTH OF
  INTERSTATE 90 WHERE THE SNOW BANDS PERSIST.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL BEGIN NEAR THE ERIE PENNSYLVANIA LAKESHORE
  ON THURSDAY AND BECOME HEAVY AT TIMES. SNOW WILL SPREAD INLAND
  BY THURSDAY EVENING. SNOW SQUALLS WILL CONTINUE ON FRIDAY...
  TAPERING OFF ON SATURDAY.

* IMPACTS...LAKE EFFECT SNOW AND SNOW SQUALLS WILL LEAD TO HEAVY
  SNOW ACCUMULATIONS AND VERY POOR VISIBILITIES AT TIMES. GUSTY
  WINDS WILL PRODUCE BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW. HAZARDOUS TRAVEL
  CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED.

* WINDS...WEST 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS AROUND 30 MPH.

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE 20S.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A LAKE EFFECT SNOW WARNING IS ISSUED WHEN HEAVY LAKE EFFECT SNOW
IS EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. DURING LAKE EFFECT SNOW...THE WEATHER
CAN VARY FROM BANDS OF LOCALLY HEAVY SNOW TO DRY WEATHER JUST A
FEW MILES AWAY. VISIBILITIES CAN VARY GREATLY AND CAN DROP TO
NEAR ZERO IN THE HEAVIER LAKE EFFECT SNOW BANDS. IF YOU WILL BE
TRAVELING IN THE WARNED AREA BE PREPARED FOR RAPID CHANGES IN
WEATHER...VISIBILITY AND ROAD CONDITIONS. LOCAL TRAVEL
RESTRICTIONS MAY BE IN EFFECT.

&&

$$

OHZ012>014-089-081200-
/O.EXT.KCLE.LE.A.0008.161208T2000Z-161210T1500Z/
LAKE-GEAUGA-ASHTABULA INLAND-ASHTABULA LAKESHORE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MENTOR...CHARDON...JEFFERSON...
ASHTABULA
921 PM EST WED DEC 7 2016

...LAKE EFFECT SNOW WATCH NOW IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF GREATER THAN 6 INCHES
  ARE POSSIBLE. LOCALIZED SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 12 INCHES OR
  MORE MAY OCCUR ACROSS INLAND AREAS SOUTH OF INTERSTATE 90.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL BEGIN NEAR LAKE ERIE THURSDAY AFTERNOON.
  SNOW WILL INCREASE IN COVERAGE AND INTENSITY AND SPREAD INLAND
  THURSDAY EVENING WITH SNOW SQUALLS LIKELY FRIDAY INTO FRIDAY
  NIGHT.

* IMPACTS...LAKE EFFECT SNOW AND SNOW SQUALLS WILL LEAD TO
  SIGNIFICANT ACCUMULATIONS OF SNOW AND VERY POOR VISIBILITIES
  AT TIMES. HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED.

* WINDS...WEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A LAKE EFFECT SNOW WATCH IS ISSUED WHEN THERE IS POTENTIAL FOR
HEAVY LAKE EFFECT SNOW...OFTEN IN LOCALIZED AREAS. TRAVEL
CONDITIONS COULD BE SEVERELY IMPACTED. MONITOR THE LATEST
FORECAST FOR POSSIBLE LAKE EFFECT SNOW WARNINGS.

&&

$$

OHZ011-081200-
/O.CON.KCLE.LE.A.0008.161209T0000Z-161210T1500Z/
CUYAHOGA-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...CLEVELAND
921 PM EST WED DEC 7 2016

...LAKE EFFECT SNOW WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY EVENING
THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF GREATER THAN 6 INCHES
  ARE POSSIBLE... ESPECIALLY IN THE EASTERN AND SOUTHERN
  SUBURBS.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL INCREASE IN COVERAGE AND INTENSITY THURSDAY
  EVENING WITH SNOW SQUALLS LIKELY FRIDAY INTO FRIDAY NIGHT.

* IMPACTS...LAKE EFFECT SNOW AND SNOW SQUALLS WILL LEAD TO
  SIGNIFICANT ACCUMULATIONS OF SNOW AND VERY POOR VISIBILITIES
  AT TIMES. HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED.

* WINDS...WEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE 20S.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A LAKE EFFECT SNOW WATCH IS ISSUED WHEN THERE IS POTENTIAL FOR
HEAVY LAKE EFFECT SNOW...OFTEN IN LOCALIZED AREAS. TRAVEL
CONDITIONS COULD BE SEVERELY IMPACTED. MONITOR THE LATEST
FORECAST FOR POSSIBLE LAKE EFFECT SNOW WARNINGS.

&&

$$



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