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Winter Storm Watch

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
958 PM EST SUN JAN 22 2017

NYZ003>008-231100-
/O.CON.KBUF.WS.A.0001.170124T0000Z-170124T2300Z/
MONROE-WAYNE-NORTHERN CAYUGA-OSWEGO-JEFFERSON-LEWIS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ROCHESTER...NEWARK...FAIR HAVEN...
OSWEGO...WATERTOWN...LOWVILLE
958 PM EST SUN JAN 22 2017

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY EVENING
THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

* LOCATIONS...MONROE...WAYNE...NORTHERN CAYUGA...AND THE
  EASTERN LAKE ONTARIO REGION.

* TIMING...FROM MONDAY EVENING THROUGH EARLY TUESDAY EVENING.

* HAZARDS...HEAVY SNOW AND SLEET.

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW POTENTIALLY ACCUMULATING 6 TO 10 INCHES.

* WINDS...NORTHEAST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.

* VISIBILITIES...BELOW A HALF MILE AT TIMES.

* IMPACTS...WET SNOW AND SLEET WILL RESULT IN SLICK TRAVEL
  CONDITIONS. THE WORST TRAVEL CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED MONDAY
  NIGHT INTO TUESDAY MORNING...WITH A SIGNIFICANT IMPACT ON THE
  TUESDAY MORNING COMMUTE POSSIBLE.

* FORECASTER CONFIDENCE...LOW. TEMPERATURES WILL BE MARGINALLY
  COLD ENOUGH FOR SNOW. IT WILL ONLY TAKE A SMALL CHANGE IN
  EXPECTED TEMPERATURES TO RESULT IN BIG CHANGES TO THE SNOWFALL
  FORECAST. THERE STILL REMAINS A WIDE RANGE OF POTENIAL SNOW
  ACCUMULATIONS IN THE WATCH AREA.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THAT HEAVY SNOW AND/OR ICE
ACCUMULATIONS ARE POSSIBLE. IF YOU ARE WITHIN THE WATCH AREA...
REMAIN ALERT TO RAPIDLY CHANGING WEATHER CONDITIONS.

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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