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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BURLINGTON VT
334 AM EST THU FEB 11 2016

NYZ029-087-112100-
/O.CON.KBTV.LE.A.0001.160212T1200Z-160213T0600Z/
SOUTHEASTERN ST. LAWRENCE-SOUTHWESTERN ST. LAWRENCE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...STAR LAKE...OGDENSBURG...POTSDAM...
GOUVERNEUR
334 AM EST THU FEB 11 2016

...LAKE EFFECT SNOW WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING
THROUGH LATE FRIDAY NIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BURLINGTON CONTINUES THE LAKE
EFFECT SNOW WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING
THROUGH LATE FRIDAY NIGHT.

* LOCATIONS...SOUTHERN SAINT LAWRENCE COUNTY...ESPECIALLY AREAS
  WEST OF ROUTE 56 AND SOUTH OF ROUTE 3.

* HAZARD TYPES...SNOW...HEAVY AT TIMES.

* ACCUMULATIONS...4 TO 6 INCHES OF SNOW WITH LOCALLY HIGHER
  AMOUNTS.

* MAXIMUM SNOWFALL RATE...UP TO 1 INCH PER HOUR...MAINLY FRIDAY
  AFTERNOON THROUGH EVENING.

* TIMING...A BAND OF LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS WILL MOVE INTO THE
  SAINT LAWRENCE VALLEY FRIDAY MORNING AND CONTINUE TO AFFECT
  THE AREA THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING.

* IMPACTS...DIFFICULT TRAVEL DUE TO MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOWFALL
  ACCUMULATING ON ROADS AS WELL AS REDUCED VISIBILITIES.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.

* TEMPERATURES...HIGHS AROUND 20. LOWS ZERO TO 10 BELOW ZERO.

* VISIBILITIES...A HALF MILE OR LESS AT TIMES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A LAKE EFFECT SNOW WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR A LARGE
AMOUNT OF SNOW IN ONLY A FEW HOURS. VISIBILITIES AND DEPTH OF
SNOW CAN VARY GREATLY...IMPACTING TRAVEL SIGNIFICANTLY. CONTINUE
TO MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS.

PLEASE STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO...YOUR LOCAL MEDIA...OR
GO TO WWW.WEATHER.GOV/BURLINGTON FOR FURTHER UPDATES ON THIS
WEATHER SITUATION.

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