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

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BINGHAMTON NY
930 AM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

NYZ025-055-056-PAZ039-311430-
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/O.CON.KBGM.WC.Y.0003.150131T0000Z-150131T1600Z/
TOMPKINS-TIOGA-BROOME-SUSQUEHANNA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ITHACA...OWEGO...BINGHAMTON...MONTROSE
930 AM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

...LAKE EFFECT SNOW ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM EST SATURDAY...
...WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING
TO 11 AM EST SATURDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BINGHAMTON HAS ISSUED A LAKE
EFFECT SNOW ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM EST
SATURDAY.

* LOCATIONS...THE LAKE EFFECT SNOW BAND WILL BE MOST PERSISTENT
  DOWNWIND OF CAYUGA LAKE...OVER SOUTHEASTERN TOMPKINS...NORTHERN
  AND EASTERN TIOGA...SOUTHWESTERN BROOME...AND NORTHERN
  SUSQUEHANNA COUNTIES. SOME INCLUDED TOWNS ARE CAROLINE
  CENTER...DANBY...NEWARK VALLEY...BERKSHIRE...APALACHIN...ENDICOTT...
  VESTAL CENTER...AND FRIENDSVILLE.

* HAZARDS...HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW.

* ACCUMULATIONS...LOCALIZED TOTALS OF 3 TO 6 INCHES BY LATER THIS EVENING.

* TIMING...LOCALLY HEAVY SNOW WILL PERSIST THROUGH THE
  AFTERNOON...AND INTO THE EARLY EVENING HOURS.

* TEMPERATURES...FALLING INTO THE TEENS THIS AFTERNOON...AND THE
  SINGLE DIGITS THIS EVENING.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH...WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* IMPACTS...SLIPPERY SNOW COVERED ROADS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A LAKE EFFECT SNOW ADVISORY MEANS LAKE EFFECT SNOW IS FORECAST
THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL DIFFICULT IN SOME AREAS. LAKE EFFECT SNOW
SHOWERS TYPICALLY ALIGN THEMSELVES IN BANDS AND WILL LIKELY BE
INTENSE ENOUGH TO DROP SEVERAL INCHES IN LOCALIZED AREAS. USE
CAUTION WHEN TRAVELING.

PLEASE REPORT SNOWFALL AMOUNTS TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BY
CALLING TOLL FREE AT 1-888-603-1402...OR BY EMAIL AT
BGM.STORMREPORT@NOAA.GOV.

&&

$$

NYZ009-015>018-022>024-036-037-044>046-057-062-PAZ038-040-043-044-
047-048-072-311430-
/O.CON.KBGM.WC.Y.0003.150131T0000Z-150131T1600Z/
NORTHERN ONEIDA-YATES-SENECA-SOUTHERN CAYUGA-ONONDAGA-STEUBEN-
SCHUYLER-CHEMUNG-MADISON-SOUTHERN ONEIDA-CORTLAND-CHENANGO-OTSEGO-
DELAWARE-SULLIVAN-BRADFORD-NORTHERN WAYNE-WYOMING-LACKAWANNA-
LUZERNE-PIKE-SOUTHERN WAYNE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BOONVILLE...PENN YAN...SENECA FALLS...
AUBURN...SYRACUSE...CORNING...HORNELL...WATKINS GLEN...ELMIRA...
ONEIDA...UTICA...ROME...CORTLAND...NORWICH...ONEONTA...
COOPERSTOWN...WALTON...DELHI...MONTICELLO...TOWANDA...SAYRE...
TUNKHANNOCK...SCRANTON...WILKES-BARRE...HAZLETON...MILFORD...
HONESDALE
930 AM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

...WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING
TO 11 AM EST SATURDAY...

* LOCATIONS...CENTRAL NEW YORK AND NORTHEAST PENNSYLVANIA.

* HAZARDS...BITTER COLD WIND CHILL TEMPERATURES.

* WIND CHILL READINGS...15 TO 24 BELOW ZERO.

* TEMPERATURES...LOWS 10 ABOVE TO 10 BELOW ZERO.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH...WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* IMPACTS...BITTERLY COLD WIND CHILLS WILL BRING FROSTBITE
  QUICKLY TO EXPOSED SKIN.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND CHILL ADVISORY IS ISSUED WHEN WINDS COMBINE WITH VERY COLD
TEMPERATURES TO CREATE DANGEROUS CONDITIONS FOR EXPOSED SKIN. THE
WIND CHILL IS EXPECTED TO BE COLD ENOUGH TO CAUSE FROSTBITE IN
ABOUT 30 MINUTES OR LESS...AND COULD LEAD TO HYPOTHERMIA IF
PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT TAKEN. THOSE PLANNING TO VENTURE OUTDOORS
SHOULD USE COMMON SENSE AND DRESS WARMLY...MAKING SURE THAT ALL
EXPOSED SKIN IS COVERED.

&&

$$

MJ





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