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Winter Weather Advisory

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
319 AM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

NYZ007-011630-
/O.NEW.KBUF.WW.Y.0004.150202T0600Z-150203T0000Z/
JEFFERSON-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...WATERTOWN
319 AM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM TO 7 PM EST
MONDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BUFFALO HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT
FROM 1 AM TO 7 PM EST MONDAY.

* LOCATIONS...JEFFERSON COUNTY.

* TIMING...FROM OVERNIGHT TONIGHT THROUGH EARLY MONDAY EVENING.

* HAZARDS...SNOW...BLOWING SNOW...AND VERY COLD WIND CHILLS.

* ACCUMULATIONS...1 TO 2 INCHES OVERNIGHT...3 TO 6 INCHES
  MONDAY...LEADING TO STORM TOTALS OF 4 TO 8 INCHES.

* WINDS...NORTHEAST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH PRODUCING
  SOME BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW.

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

* WIND CHILLS...AS LOW AS 20 TO 25 BELOW ZERO AT TIMES.

* IMPACTS...ACCUMULATING SNOW AND SOME BLOWING SNOW WILL CREATE
  DIFFICULT TRAVEL WITH SNOW COVERED ROADS AND POOR VISIBILITY.
  VERY COLD WIND CHILLS MAY RESULT IN FROSTBITE AND HYPOTHERMIA
  FOR ANYONE NOT DRESSED FOR THE COLD.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS NORMALLY ISSUED FOR A VARIETY OF
WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS SUCH AS LIGHT SNOW, BLOWING SNOW,
SLEET, FREEZING RAIN AND WIND CHILLS. WHILE THE WEATHER WILL BE
SIGNIFICANT, THE WORD ADVISORY IMPLIES THAT SEVERE WINTER WEATHER
IS NOT ANTICIPATED.

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

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HITCHCOCK





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