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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
631 AM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

NYZ019>021-011945-
/O.CON.KBUF.WS.W.0001.150201T1200Z-150202T2100Z/
CHAUTAUQUA-CATTARAUGUS-ALLEGANY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...JAMESTOWN...OLEAN...WELLSVILLE
631 AM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST MONDAY...

* LOCATIONS...CHAUTAUQUA...CATTARAUGUS AND ALLEGANY COUNTIES.

* TIMING...THROUGH LATE MONDAY AFTERNOON. HEAVIEST SNOW FROM
  LATE THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH MONDAY MORNING.

* HAZARDS...HEAVY SNOW.

* ACCUMULATIONS...1 TO 2 INCHES TODAY...5 TO 8 INCHES TONIGHT...
  AND 2 TO 4 INCHES MONDAY...LEADING TO STORM TOTALS OF 8 TO 13
  INCHES.

* WINDS...NORTHEAST 15 TO 25 MPH PRODUCING SOME BLOWING AND
  DRIFTING SNOW.

* VISIBILITIES...AS LOW AS A QUARTER MILE AT TIMES.

* WIND CHILLS...AS LOW AS 10 BELOW ZERO AT TIMES.

* IMPACTS...STEADY MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW WILL RESULT IN VERY
  POOR TRAVEL CONDITIONS WITH SNOW COVERED ROADS AND LOW
  VISIBILITY. VERY COLD WIND CHILLS MAY RESULT IN FROSTBITE AND
  HYPOTHERMIA FOR ANYONE NOT DRESSED FOR THE COLD.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING IS ISSUED WHEN SEVERE WINTER WEATHER IS
EXPECTED. HEAVY SNOW AND/OR ICE WILL CAUSE HAZARDOUS DRIVING
CONDITIONS. IF YOU WILL BE TRAVELING IN THE WARNING AREA YOU
SHOULD CHOOSE AN ALTERNATE ROUTE IF POSSIBLE...OR YOU SHOULD USE
EXTREME CAUTION IF TRAVEL IS UNAVOIDABLE.

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

&&

$$

NYZ010>014-085-011945-
/O.CON.KBUF.WS.W.0001.150201T1200Z-150202T2100Z/
NORTHERN ERIE-GENESEE-WYOMING-LIVINGSTON-ONTARIO-SOUTHERN ERIE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BUFFALO...BATAVIA...WARSAW...GENESEO...
CANANDAIGUA...ORCHARD PARK...SPRINGVILLE
631 AM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST MONDAY...

* LOCATIONS...ERIE...GENESEE...WYOMING...LIVINGSTON...AND
  ONTARIO COUNTIES.

* TIMING...THROUGH LATE MONDAY AFTERNOON. HEAVIEST SNOW TONIGHT
  THROUGH THE FIRST HALF OF MONDAY.

* HAZARDS...HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW.

* ACCUMULATIONS...AN INCH OR LESS TODAY...4 TO 6 INCHES
  TONIGHT...AND 4 TO 6 INCHES MONDAY...LEADING TO STORM TOTALS
  OF 8 TO 12 INCHES.

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

* VISIBILITIES...AS LOW AS A QUARTER MILE AT TIMES.

* WIND CHILLS...AS LOW AS 10 BELOW ZERO AT TIMES.

* IMPACTS...STEADY MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW WILL RESULT IN VERY
  POOR TRAVEL CONDITIONS WITH SNOW COVERED ROADS AND LOW
  VISIBILITY. VERY COLD WIND CHILLS MAY RESULT IN FROSTBITE AND
  HYPOTHERMIA FOR ANYONE NOT DRESSED FOR THE COLD.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING IS ISSUED WHEN SEVERE WINTER WEATHER IS
EXPECTED. HEAVY SNOW AND/OR ICE WILL CAUSE HAZARDOUS DRIVING
CONDITIONS. IF YOU WILL BE TRAVELING IN THE WARNING AREA YOU
SHOULD CHOOSE AN ALTERNATE ROUTE IF POSSIBLE...OR YOU SHOULD USE
EXTREME CAUTION IF TRAVEL IS UNAVOIDABLE.

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

&&

$$

NYZ001>004-011945-
/O.CON.KBUF.WS.W.0001.150201T2100Z-150203T0000Z/
NIAGARA-ORLEANS-MONROE-WAYNE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NIAGARA FALLS...MEDINA...ROCHESTER...
NEWARK
631 AM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO 7 PM EST MONDAY...

* LOCATIONS...NIAGARA...ORLEANS...MONROE AND WAYNE COUNTIES.

* TIMING...FROM LATE THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH EARLY MONDAY EVENING.
  HEAVIEST SNOW TONIGHT THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON MONDAY.

* HAZARDS...HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW.

* ACCUMULATIONS...4 TO 6 INCHES TONIGHT AND 6 TO 9 INCHES
  MONDAY...LEADING TO STORM TOTALS OF 10 TO 15 INCHES.

* WINDS...NORTHEAST 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH
  PRODUCING SIGNIFICANT BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW.

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

* WIND CHILLS...AROUND 10 BELOW ZERO AT TIMES.

* IMPACTS...STEADY MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW WILL RESULT IN VERY
  POOR TRAVEL CONDITIONS WITH SNOW COVERED ROADS AND LOW
  VISIBILITY. GUSTY NORTHEAST WINDS WILL PRODUCE NEAR WHITEOUT
  CONDITIONS AT TIMES. VERY COLD WIND CHILLS MAY RESULT IN
  FROSTBITE AND HYPOTHERMIA FOR ANYONE NOT DRESSED FOR THE COLD.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING IS ISSUED WHEN SEVERE WINTER WEATHER IS
EXPECTED. HEAVY SNOW AND/OR ICE WILL CAUSE HAZARDOUS DRIVING
CONDITIONS. IF YOU WILL BE TRAVELING IN THE WARNING AREA YOU
SHOULD CHOOSE AN ALTERNATE ROUTE IF POSSIBLE...OR YOU SHOULD USE
EXTREME CAUTION IF TRAVEL IS UNAVOIDABLE.

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

&&

$$

NYZ005-006-008-011945-
/O.CON.KBUF.WS.W.0001.150202T0300Z-150203T0000Z/
NORTHERN CAYUGA-OSWEGO-LEWIS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FAIR HAVEN...OSWEGO...LOWVILLE
631 AM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING
TO 7 PM EST MONDAY...

* LOCATIONS...NORTHERN CAYUGA...OSWEGO...AND LEWIS COUNTIES.

* TIMING...FROM LATE THIS EVENING THROUGH EARLY MONDAY EVENING.
  HEAVIEST SNOW OVERNIGHT THROUGH EARLY MONDAY AFTERNOON.

* HAZARDS...HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW.

* ACCUMULATIONS...2 TO 4 INCHES OVERNIGHT...5 TO 7 INCHES
  MONDAY...LEADING TO STORM TOTALS OF 7 TO 11 INCHES.

* WINDS...NORTHEAST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH
  PRODUCING SOME BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW.

* VISIBILITIES...AS LOW AS A QUARTER MILE AT TIMES.

* WIND CHILLS...AROUND 10 BELOW ZERO AT TIMES.

* IMPACTS...STEADY MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW WILL RESULT IN VERY
  POOR TRAVEL CONDITIONS WITH SNOW COVERED ROADS AND LOW
  VISIBILITY. VERY COLD WIND CHILLS MAY RESULT IN FROSTBITE AND
  HYPOTHERMIA FOR ANYONE NOT DRESSED FOR THE COLD.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING IS ISSUED WHEN SEVERE WINTER WEATHER IS
EXPECTED. HEAVY SNOW AND/OR ICE WILL CAUSE HAZARDOUS DRIVING
CONDITIONS. IF YOU WILL BE TRAVELING IN THE WARNING AREA YOU
SHOULD CHOOSE AN ALTERNATE ROUTE IF POSSIBLE...OR YOU SHOULD USE
EXTREME CAUTION IF TRAVEL IS UNAVOIDABLE.

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

&&

$$

NYZ007-011945-
/O.CON.KBUF.WW.Y.0004.150202T0600Z-150203T0000Z/
JEFFERSON-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...WATERTOWN
631 AM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM TO 7 PM
EST MONDAY...

* LOCATIONS...JEFFERSON COUNTY.

* TIMING...FROM OVERNIGHT TONIGHT THROUGH EARLY MONDAY EVENING.

* HAZARDS...SNOW...BLOWING SNOW...AND VERY COLD WIND CHILLS.

* ACCUMULATIONS...1 TO 2 INCHES OVERNIGHT...3 TO 6 INCHES
  MONDAY...LEADING TO STORM TOTALS OF 4 TO 8 INCHES.

* WINDS...NORTHEAST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH
  PRODUCING SOME BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW.

* VISIBILITIES...AS LOW AS A HALF MILE AT TIMES.

* WIND CHILLS...AS LOW AS 20 TO 25 BELOW ZERO AT TIMES.

* IMPACTS...ACCUMULATING SNOW AND SOME BLOWING SNOW WILL CREATE
  DIFFICULT TRAVEL WITH SNOW COVERED ROADS AND POOR VISIBILITY.
  VERY COLD WIND CHILLS MAY RESULT IN FROSTBITE AND HYPOTHERMIA
  FOR ANYONE NOT DRESSED FOR THE COLD.

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

&&

$$

HITCHCOCK




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