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Lake Effect Snow Advisory

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
645 AM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

NYZ003>005-122000-
/O.CON.KBUF.WC.W.0001.160213T1000Z-160214T1500Z/
/O.CON.KBUF.LE.Y.0017.160212T2200Z-160213T1200Z/
MONROE-WAYNE-NORTHERN CAYUGA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ROCHESTER...NEWARK...FAIR HAVEN
645 AM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

...LAKE EFFECT SNOW ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO 7 AM EST SATURDAY...
...WIND CHILL WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM SATURDAY TO
10 AM EST SUNDAY...

* LOCATIONS...MONROE...WAYNE...AND NORTHERN CAYUGA COUNTIES.

* TIMING...THE LAKE EFFECT SNOW ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FROM LATE
  THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH EARLY SATURDAY MORNING. THE WIND CHILL
  WARNING IS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH LATE SUNDAY
  MORNING.

* ACCUMULATIONS...AN INCH OR LESS TODAY...4 TO 7 INCHES
  TONIGHT...AND 2 TO 4 INCHES SATURDAY...LEADING TO STORM
  TOTALS OF 7 TO 13 INCHES IN THE MOST PERSISTENT LAKE SNOWS.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.

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

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE LOWER 20S TODAY. LOWS AROUND ZERO TONIGHT.
  HIGHS ZERO TO 5 ABOVE SATURDAY. LOWS 5 BELOW TO 10 BELOW ZERO
  SATURDAY NIGHT.

* WIND CHILL VALUES...AS LOW AS 30 BELOW.

* IMPACTS...AN ARCTIC FRONT WILL RAPIDLY DROP SOUTH ACROSS LAKE
  ONTARIO LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND THIS EVENING. THIS IS EXPECTED
  TO RESULT IN A SNOW SQUALL THAT WILL GENERATE RAPIDLY FALLING
  VISIBILITIES IN SNOW ALONG WITH STRONG WINDS AND BLOWING SNOW.
  THIS WILL CREATE A PERIOD OF HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS LATE
  THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT. IN ADDITION...WIND CHILLS AND
  TEMPERATURES WILL REACH DANGEROUSLY COLD LEVELS. THE FRIGID
  CONDITIONS COULD RESULT IN FROZEN PIPES...AND WILL QUICKLY
  LEAD TO FROSTBITE AND HYPOTHERMIA IF YOU ARE NOT PROPERLY
  DRESSED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND CHILL WARNING IS ISSUED WHEN A STRONG WIND WILL COMBINE
WITH COLD TEMPERATURES TO CREATE DANGEROUSLY COLD CONDITIONS FOR
EXPOSED SKIN. THE WIND WILL MAKE IT FEEL LIKE IT IS 25 DEGREES
BELOW ZERO OR COLDER FOR SEVERAL HOURS. THOSE PLANNING TO VENTURE
OUTDOORS SHOULD USE COMMON SENSE AND DRESS WARMLY.

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

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.

&&

$$



Wind Chill Warning

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
645 AM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

NYZ003>005-122000-
/O.CON.KBUF.WC.W.0001.160213T1000Z-160214T1500Z/
/O.CON.KBUF.LE.Y.0017.160212T2200Z-160213T1200Z/
MONROE-WAYNE-NORTHERN CAYUGA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ROCHESTER...NEWARK...FAIR HAVEN
645 AM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

...LAKE EFFECT SNOW ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO 7 AM EST SATURDAY...
...WIND CHILL WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM SATURDAY TO
10 AM EST SUNDAY...

* LOCATIONS...MONROE...WAYNE...AND NORTHERN CAYUGA COUNTIES.

* TIMING...THE LAKE EFFECT SNOW ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FROM LATE
  THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH EARLY SATURDAY MORNING. THE WIND CHILL
  WARNING IS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH LATE SUNDAY
  MORNING.

* ACCUMULATIONS...AN INCH OR LESS TODAY...4 TO 7 INCHES
  TONIGHT...AND 2 TO 4 INCHES SATURDAY...LEADING TO STORM
  TOTALS OF 7 TO 13 INCHES IN THE MOST PERSISTENT LAKE SNOWS.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.

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

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE LOWER 20S TODAY. LOWS AROUND ZERO TONIGHT.
  HIGHS ZERO TO 5 ABOVE SATURDAY. LOWS 5 BELOW TO 10 BELOW ZERO
  SATURDAY NIGHT.

* WIND CHILL VALUES...AS LOW AS 30 BELOW.

* IMPACTS...AN ARCTIC FRONT WILL RAPIDLY DROP SOUTH ACROSS LAKE
  ONTARIO LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND THIS EVENING. THIS IS EXPECTED
  TO RESULT IN A SNOW SQUALL THAT WILL GENERATE RAPIDLY FALLING
  VISIBILITIES IN SNOW ALONG WITH STRONG WINDS AND BLOWING SNOW.
  THIS WILL CREATE A PERIOD OF HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS LATE
  THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT. IN ADDITION...WIND CHILLS AND
  TEMPERATURES WILL REACH DANGEROUSLY COLD LEVELS. THE FRIGID
  CONDITIONS COULD RESULT IN FROZEN PIPES...AND WILL QUICKLY
  LEAD TO FROSTBITE AND HYPOTHERMIA IF YOU ARE NOT PROPERLY
  DRESSED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND CHILL WARNING IS ISSUED WHEN A STRONG WIND WILL COMBINE
WITH COLD TEMPERATURES TO CREATE DANGEROUSLY COLD CONDITIONS FOR
EXPOSED SKIN. THE WIND WILL MAKE IT FEEL LIKE IT IS 25 DEGREES
BELOW ZERO OR COLDER FOR SEVERAL HOURS. THOSE PLANNING TO VENTURE
OUTDOORS SHOULD USE COMMON SENSE AND DRESS WARMLY.

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

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.

&&

$$



Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
520 AM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

NYZ003>005-131030-
MONROE-WAYNE-NORTHERN CAYUGA-
520 AM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

...LAKE EFFECT SNOW ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
7 AM EST SATURDAY...
...WIND CHILL WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM SATURDAY TO 10 AM EST
SUNDAY...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL NEW YORK
AND WESTERN NEW YORK.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

PLEASE LISTEN TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR GO TO WEATHER.GOV ON THE
INTERNET FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE FOLLOWING HAZARDS.

   LAKE EFFECT SNOW ADVISORY.
   WIND CHILL WARNING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY.

PLEASE LISTEN TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR GO TO WEATHER.GOV ON THE
INTERNET FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE FOLLOWING HAZARDS.

   LAKE EFFECT SNOW ADVISORY.
   WIND CHILL WARNING.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

THIS PRODUCT...ALONG WITH OTHER WATCHES...WARNINGS...ADVISORIES...
AND STATEMENTS ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE IN
BUFFALO CAN BE FOUND ON THE INTERNET AT HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/BUF

$$



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