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

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
222
WWUS41 KBUF 100245
WSWBUF

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
945 PM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

NYZ019-020-101045-
/O.CON.KBUF.LE.W.0006.160210T0400Z-160211T2100Z/
CHAUTAUQUA-CATTARAUGUS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...JAMESTOWN...OLEAN
945 PM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

...LAKE EFFECT SNOW WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST
THURSDAY...

* LOCATIONS...CHAUTAUQUA AND CATTARAUGUS COUNTIES. GREATEST SNOW
  AMOUNTS EXPECTED JUST INLAND FROM LAKE ERIE ALONG THE
  CHAUTAUQUA RIDGE.

* TIMING...FROM LATE THIS EVENING THROUGH LATE THURSDAY
  AFTERNOON.

* ACCUMULATIONS...1 TO 3 INCHES OVERNIGHT...3 TO 5 INCHES
  WEDNESDAY...2 TO 4 INCHES WEDNESDAY NIGHT...AND 1 TO 3 INCHES
  THURSDAY...LEADING TO STORM TOTALS OF 7 TO 14 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 MILE AT TIMES.

* IMPACTS...LAKE EFFECT SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WILL RESULT IN
  VERY DIFFICULT TRAVEL AT TIMES WITH SNOW COVERED ROADS AND
  POOR VISIBILITY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

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.

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

&&

$$

NYZ085-101045-
/O.CON.KBUF.LE.Y.0014.160210T0400Z-160211T2100Z/
SOUTHERN ERIE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ORCHARD PARK...SPRINGVILLE
945 PM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

...LAKE EFFECT SNOW ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST
THURSDAY...

* LOCATIONS...SOUTHERN ERIE COUNTY. GREATEST SNOW AMOUNTS
  EXPECTED JUST INLAND FROM LAKE ERIE ACROSS THE BOSTON HILLS.

* TIMING...FROM LATE THIS EVENING THROUGH LATE THURSDAY
  AFTERNOON.

* ACCUMULATIONS...AROUND AN INCH OVERNIGHT...1 TO 3 INCHES
  WEDNESDAY...1 TO 3 INCHES WEDNESDAY NIGHT...AND UP 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 35 MPH.

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

* IMPACTS...LAKE EFFECT SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WILL RESULT IN
  DIFFICULT TRAVEL AT TIMES WITH SNOW COVERED ROADS AND POOR
  VISIBILITY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

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.

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

&&

$$

NYZ004>006-101045-
/O.CON.KBUF.LE.Y.0014.160210T1800Z-160211T2300Z/
WAYNE-NORTHERN CAYUGA-OSWEGO-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NEWARK...FAIR HAVEN...OSWEGO
945 PM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

...LAKE EFFECT SNOW ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM
WEDNESDAY TO 6 PM EST THURSDAY...

* LOCATIONS...WAYNE...NORTHERN CAYUGA...OSWEGO COUNTIES.
  GREATEST SNOW AMOUNTS EXPECTED SOUTHEAST OF LAKE ONTARIO FROM
  NORTHEASTERN WAYNE ACROSS NORTHERN CAYUGA TO SOUTHERN OSWEGO
  COUNTIES.

* TIMING...FROM EARLY WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH EARLY THURSDAY
  EVENING.

* ACCUMULATIONS...AN INCH OR LESS WEDNESDAY...2 TO 4 INCHES
  WEDNESDAY NIGHT...AND 3 TO 5 INCHES THURSDAY...LEADING TO
  STORM TOTALS OF 5 TO 9 INCHES IN THE MOST PERSISTENT LAKE
  SNOWS.

* WINDS...WEST 20 TO 30 MPH.

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

* IMPACTS...LAKE EFFECT SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WILL RESULT IN
  VERY DIFFICULT TRAVEL AT TIMES WITH SNOW COVERED ROADS AND
  POOR VISIBILITY.

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

&&

$$

WOOD



USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.