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Special Weather Statement

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
854 PM EST WED FEB 10 2016

NYZ010-012-085-110445-
SOUTHERN ERIE-WYOMING-NORTHERN ERIE-
854 PM EST WED FEB 10 2016

...A BAND OF LAKE EFFECT SNOW WILL IMPACT WYOMING AND SOUTHERN ERIE
COUNTIES...

AT 852 PM EST...A BAND OF LAKE EFFECT SNOW PRODUCING SNOW FALL RATES
OF UP TO 2 INCHES PER HOUR WAS LOCATED OVER SOUTHERN ERIE AND
WYOMING COUNTIES. THE HEAVY SNOW IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE THROUGH THE
EVENING HOURS BEFORE DIMINISHING AROUND MIDNIGHT.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
HAMBURG...EAST AURORA...EVANS...BOSTON...EDEN...MARILLA...
SPRINGVILLE...PERRY...WARSAW AND BENNINGTON.

THIS INCLUDES INTERSTATE 90 BETWEEN EXITS 57A AND 57.

CONDITIONS CAN DETERIORATE RAPIDLY IN WINTER WEATHER SITUATIONS. BE
PREPARED FOR SNOW OR ICE COVERED ROADS. SLOW DOWN AND ALLOW EXTRA
TIME WHEN TRAVELING.

LAT...LON 4264 7908 4265 7906 4269 7905 4271 7901
      4270 7899 4272 7897 4274 7892 4278 7885
      4286 7851 4286 7797 4263 7800 4260 7806
      4251 7865 4249 7895

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WOOD




Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
815 PM EST WED FEB 10 2016

NYZ010-011-120115-
NORTHERN ERIE-GENESEE-
815 PM EST WED FEB 10 2016

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

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

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT.

THE CHANCE FOR WIDESPREAD HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS LOW.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY.

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

   LAKE EFFECT SNOW WATCH.

A BITTERLY COLD ARCTIC AIRMASS WILL ARRIVE THIS WEEKEND. HIGH
TEMPERATURES WILL LIKELY REMAIN IN THE SINGLE DIGITS ON SATURDAY
WITH LOW TEMPERATURES BELOW ZERO. THE COMBINATION OF FRIGID
TEMPERATURES AND WIND WILL PRODUCE DANGEROUSLY COLD WIND CHILLS.

.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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Lake Effect Snow Watch

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

NYZ010-011-110900-
/O.EXB.KBUF.LE.A.0007.160212T0900Z-160213T0000Z/
NORTHERN ERIE-GENESEE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BUFFALO...BATAVIA
758 PM EST WED FEB 10 2016

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

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

* LOCATIONS...NORTHERN ERIE AND GENESEE COUNTIES.

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

* ACCUMULATIONS...POTENTIAL FOR 6 INCHES OR MORE OF SNOW IN
  PERSISTENT SNOW BANDS.

* WINDS...WEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

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

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

* FORECASTER CONFIDENCE...FORECAST CONFIDENCE IN THE WATCH IS
  MEDIUM. THERE IS STILL SOME UNCERTAINTY IN THE LOCATION AND
  INTENSITY A BAND WHICH IS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP LATE THURSDAY
  NIGHT AND FRIDAY.

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

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

&&

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