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Lake Effect Snow Watch

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
357 PM EST WED FEB 10 2016

NYZ007-110500-
/O.CAN.KBUF.LE.Y.0015.000000T0000Z-160211T0300Z/
/O.NEW.KBUF.LE.A.0007.160212T0900Z-160213T0600Z/
JEFFERSON-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...WATERTOWN
357 PM EST WED FEB 10 2016

...LAKE EFFECT SNOW WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE THURSDAY NIGHT
THROUGH LATE FRIDAY NIGHT...
...LAKE EFFECT SNOW ADVISORY IS CANCELLED...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BUFFALO HAS ISSUED A LAKE EFFECT
SNOW WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM LATE THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH
LATE FRIDAY NIGHT. THE LAKE EFFECT SNOW ADVISORY HAS BEEN
CANCELLED.

* LOCATIONS...JEFFERSON COUNTY.

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

* ACCUMULATIONS...8 TO 12 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE IN THE MOST
  PERSISTENT LAKE SNOWS.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH.

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

* IMPACTS...LAKE EFFECT SNOW WILL RESULT IN HAZARDOUS TRAVEL AT
  TIMES WITH SNOW COVERED ROADS AND GREATLY REDUCED VISIBILITIES.

* FORECASTER CONFIDENCE...ABOVE AVERAGE. AN INTENSE BAND OF HEAVY
  LAKE EFFECT SNOW IS LIKELY TO DEVELOP FRIDAY AND IMPACT PORTIONS
  OF JEFFERSON COUNTY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A LAKE EFFECT SNOW WATCH MEANS THAT SIGNIFICANT WINTER WEATHER IS
POSSIBLE IN LOCALIZED AREAS.

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.

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