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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
843 PM EST WED DEC 7 2016

NYZ012-019-020-085-080945-
/O.CON.KBUF.LE.W.0009.161208T1100Z-161210T1100Z/
WYOMING-CHAUTAUQUA-CATTARAUGUS-SOUTHERN ERIE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WARSAW...JAMESTOWN...OLEAN...
ORCHARD PARK...SPRINGVILLE
843 PM EST WED DEC 7 2016

...LAKE EFFECT SNOW WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM THURSDAY
TO 6 AM EST SATURDAY...

* LOCATIONS...CHAUTAUQUA...CATTARAUGUS...SOUTHERN ERIE...AND
  WYOMING COUNTIES. GREATEST AMOUNTS ACROSS THE HIGHER TERRAIN OF
  THE CHAUTAUQUA RIDGE.

* TIMING...FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH LATE FRIDAY NIGHT. MOST
  INTENSE SNOWFALL RATES EXPECTED FROM LATE THURSDAY AFTERNOON
  THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT.

* ACCUMULATIONS...3 TO 5 INCHES THURSDAY...6 TO 12 INCHES THURSDAY
  NIGHT...5 TO 8 INCHES FRIDAY...AND 3 TO 5 INCHES FRIDAY
  NIGHT...LEADING TO STORM TOTALS OF 2 TO 2.5 FEET IN THE MOST
  PERSISTENT LAKE SNOWS.

* WINDS...WEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH PRODUCING
  BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW.

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

* IMPACTS...HEAVY LAKE EFFECT SNOW AND AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW WILL
  LEAD TO SIGNIFICANT ACCUMULATIONS OF SNOW ON AREA ROADWAYS AND
  VERY POOR VISIBILITIES AT TIMES...RESULTING IN HAZARDOUS TO
  NEARLY IMPOSSIBLE TRAVEL CONDITIONS AT TIMES WITHIN THE MOST
  INTENSE PORTION OF THE BAND. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL BE PREPARED FOR
  SEVERE WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS WITH NEAR ZERO VISIBILITY AND
  DEEP SNOW COVER ON ROADS. THIS INCLUDES THE NEW YORK STATE
  THRUWAY FROM HAMBURG TO THE NEW YORK/PENNSYLVANIA STATE LINE.

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.

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

&&

EXPERIMENTAL CONTENT BELOW...DO NOT USE OPERATIONALLY
PLEASE SEE BELOW LINKS FOR MORE INFORMATION ON THIS EXPERIMENT
HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/BUF/POLYGON_PDD
HTTP://WWW.NWS.NOAA.GOV/OS/NOTIFICATION/
PNS15LAKE_EFFECT_SNOWAAA.HTM
TO VIEW THE EXPERIMENTAL POLYGONS PLEASE SEE:
HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/BUF/LESPOLYGON
COORD...4257 7819 4277 7822 4270 7889 4230 7951
        4239 7852
TIME Y16M12D08T1100Z-Y16M12D08T2100Z
COORD...4259 7834 4261 7878 4232 7975 4199 7977
        4202 7864
TIME Y16M12D08T2100Z-Y16M12D09T0900Z
COORD...4244 7884 4251 7915 4232 7975 4199 7977
        4200 7838
TIME Y16M12D09T0900Z-Y16M12D10T0000Z
COORD...4254 7873 4247 7922 4219 7977 4199 7977
        4199 7897 4207 7869
TIME Y16M12D10T0000Z-Y16M12D10T1100Z

$$

NYZ007-008-080945-
/O.CON.KBUF.LE.W.0009.161208T1100Z-161209T1100Z/
JEFFERSON-LEWIS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WATERTOWN...LOWVILLE
843 PM EST WED DEC 7 2016

...LAKE EFFECT SNOW WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM THURSDAY
TO 6 AM EST FRIDAY...

* LOCATIONS...JEFFERSON AND LEWIS COUNTIES. GREATEST AMOUNTS
  ACROSS HIGHER TERRAIN OF THE TUG HILL PLATEAU.

* TIMING...FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH LATE THURSDAY NIGHT. MOST
  INTENSE SNOWFALL RATES EXPECTED FROM LATE THURSDAY AFTERNOON
  THROUGH THE FIRST HALF OF THURSDAY NIGHT.

* ACCUMULATIONS...4 TO 7 INCHES THURSDAY AND 8 TO 15 INCHES
  THURSDAY NIGHT...LEADING TO STORM TOTALS OF 12 TO 20 INCHES IN
  THE MOST PERSISTENT LAKE SNOWS.

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

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

* IMPACTS...HEAVY LAKE EFFECT SNOW AND AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW WILL
  LEAD TO SIGNIFICANT ACCUMULATIONS OF SNOW ON AREA ROADWAYS AND
  VERY POOR VISIBILITIES AT TIMES...RESULTING IN HAZARDOUS TO
  NEARLY IMPOSSIBLE TRAVEL CONDITIONS AT TIMES WITHIN THE MOST
  INTENSE PORTION OF THE BAND. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL BE PREPARED FOR
  SEVERE WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS WITH NEAR ZERO VISIBILITY AND
  DEEP SNOW COVER ON ROADS. THIS INCLUDES INTERSTATE 81 FROM ADAMS
  TO THE OSWEGO COUNTY LINE.

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.

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

&&

EXPERIMENTAL CONTENT BELOW...DO NOT USE OPERATIONALLY
PLEASE SEE BELOW LINKS FOR MORE INFORMATION ON THIS EXPERIMENT
HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/BUF/POLYGON_PDD
HTTP://WWW.NWS.NOAA.GOV/OS/NOTIFICATION/
PNS15LAKE_EFFECT_SNOWAAA.HTM
TO VIEW THE EXPERIMENTAL POLYGONS PLEASE SEE:
HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/BUF/LESPOLYGON
COORD...4408 7515 4418 7541 4395 7615 4367 7595
        4367 7559 4382 7514
TIME Y16M12D08T1100Z-Y16M12D08T2100Z
COORD...4407 7519 4390 7548 4376 7623 4346 7627
        4342 7550 4360 7513
TIME Y16M12D08T2100Z-Y16M12D09T0600Z
COORD...4342 7586 4346 7543 4358 7555 4349 7654
        4324 7648 4328 7619 4316 7588
TIME Y16M12D09T0600Z-Y16M12D09T1200Z

$$

NYZ006-080945-
/O.CON.KBUF.LE.W.0009.161208T1100Z-161210T1100Z/
OSWEGO-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...OSWEGO
843 PM EST WED DEC 7 2016

...LAKE EFFECT SNOW WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM THURSDAY
TO 6 AM EST SATURDAY...

* LOCATIONS...OSWEGO COUNTY. GREATEST AMOUNTS ACROSS HIGHER
  TERRAIN OF THE TUG HILL PLATEAU.

* TIMING...FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH LATE FRIDAY NIGHT. MOST
  INTENSE SNOWFALL RATES EXPECTED THURSDAY NIGHT.

* ACCUMULATIONS...3 TO 5 INCHES THURSDAY...8 TO 15 INCHES THURSDAY
  NIGHT...2 TO 4 INCHES FRIDAY...AND 1 TO 3 INCHES FRIDAY
  NIGHT...LEADING TO STORM TOTALS OF 12 TO 20 INCHES IN THE MOST
  PERSISTENT LAKE SNOWS ACROSS THE TUG HILL...AND 8 TO 12 INCHES
  ACROSS THE REST OF THE COUNTY.

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

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

* IMPACTS...HEAVY LAKE EFFECT SNOW AND AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW WILL
  LEAD TO SIGNIFICANT ACCUMULATIONS OF SNOW ON AREA ROADWAYS AND
  VERY POOR VISIBILITIES AT TIMES...RESULTING IN HAZARDOUS TO
  NEARLY IMPOSSIBLE TRAVEL CONDITIONS AT TIMES WITHIN THE MOST
  INTENSE PORTION OF THE BAND. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL BE PREPARED FOR
  SEVERE WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS WITH NEAR ZERO VISIBILITY AND
  DEEP SNOW COVER ON ROADS. THIS INCLUDES INTERSTATE 81 FROM SANDY
  CREEK TO CENTRAL SQUARE.

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.

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

&&

EXPERIMENTAL CONTENT BELOW...DO NOT USE OPERATIONALLY
PLEASE SEE BELOW LINKS FOR MORE INFORMATION ON THIS EXPERIMENT
HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/BUF/POLYGON_PDD
HTTP://WWW.NWS.NOAA.GOV/OS/NOTIFICATION/
PNS15LAKE_EFFECT_SNOWAAA.HTM
TO VIEW THE EXPERIMENTAL POLYGONS PLEASE SEE:
HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/BUF/LESPOLYGON
COORD...4408 7515 4418 7541 4395 7615 4367 7595
        4367 7559 4382 7514
TIME Y16M12D08T1100Z-Y16M12D08T2100Z
COORD...4407 7519 4390 7548 4376 7623 4346 7627
        4342 7550 4360 7513
TIME Y16M12D08T2100Z-Y16M12D09T0600Z
COORD...4342 7586 4346 7543 4358 7555 4349 7654
        4324 7648 4328 7619 4316 7588
TIME Y16M12D09T0600Z-Y16M12D09T1200Z
COORD...4342 7586 4349 7633 4342 7652 4324 7648
        4328 7620 4316 7588
TIME Y16M12D09T1200Z-Y16M12D10T0000Z
COORD...4335 7587 4341 7601 4346 7648 4339 7661
        4322 7650 4328 7620 4316 7588
TIME Y16M12D10T0000Z-Y16M12D10T1100Z

$$

NYZ003>005-080945-
/O.CON.KBUF.LE.A.0011.161208T2300Z-161210T1100Z/
MONROE-WAYNE-NORTHERN CAYUGA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ROCHESTER...NEWARK...FAIR HAVEN
843 PM EST WED DEC 7 2016

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

* LOCATIONS...MONROE...WAYNE AND NORTHERN CAYUGA COUNTIES.
  GREATEST AMOUNTS FROM THE EASTERN SUBURBS OF ROCHESTER EASTWARD
  ACROSS WAYNE AND NORTHERN CAYUGA COUNTIES.

* TIMING...FROM EARLY THURSDAY EVENING THROUGH LATE FRIDAY NIGHT.

* ACCUMULATIONS...6 TO 10 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE IN THE MOST
  PERSISTENT LAKE SNOWS.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH PRODUCING
  BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW.

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

* IMPACTS...HEAVY LAKE EFFECT SNOW AND AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW
  WILL LIKELY LEAD TO SIGNIFICANT ACCUMULATIONS OF SNOW ON AREA
  ROADWAYS AND VERY POOR VISIBILITIES AT TIMES...RESULTING IN
  HAZARDOUS TO DANGEROUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS.

* FORECASTER CONFIDENCE...MEDIUM.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A LAKE EFFECT SNOW WATCH MEANS THAT NARROW BANDS OF LOCALLY HEAVY
LAKE EFFECT SNOW ARE POSSIBLE ACROSS THE REGION...ALONG WITH
RAPID CHANGES IN ROAD AND VISIBILITY CONDITIONS THAT CAN HAVE A
SIGNIFICANT IMPACT ON TRAVEL.

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.

&&

$$

HITCHCOCK



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