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Winter Storm Watch

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
325 PM EST SUN FEB 14 2016

NYZ001-002-010>012-019-020-085-150430-
/O.NEW.KBUF.WS.A.0001.160216T0000Z-160217T0000Z/
NIAGARA-ORLEANS-NORTHERN ERIE-GENESEE-WYOMING-CHAUTAUQUA-
CATTARAUGUS-SOUTHERN ERIE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NIAGARA FALLS...MEDINA...BUFFALO...
BATAVIA...WARSAW...JAMESTOWN...OLEAN...ORCHARD PARK...SPRINGVILLE
325 PM EST SUN FEB 14 2016

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

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BUFFALO HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM
WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY EVENING THROUGH TUESDAY
EVENING.

* LOCATIONS...NIAGARA...ORLEANS...ERIE...GENESEE...WYOMING...
  CHAUTAUQUA...AND CATTARAUGUS COUNTIES.

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

* HAZARDS...HEAVY SNOW POSSIBLY MIXED WITH SLEET.

* ACCUMULATIONS...7 TO 13 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE.

* WINDS...SOUTHEAST 10 TO 20 MPH.

* VISIBILITIES...LESS THAN A QUARTER MILE AT TIMES.

* IMPACTS...HEAVY SNOW MAY RESULT IN VERY DIFFICULT TRAVEL
  CONDITIONS. THE WORST TRAVEL CONDITIONS MAY OCCUR AROUND THE
  TIME OF THE TUESDAY MORNING COMMUTE.

* FORECASTER CONFIDENCE...MEDIUM. THERE REMAINS SOME UNCERTAINTY
  WITH RESPECT TO THE EXACT STORM TRACK WHICH WILL INFLUENCE THE
  PLACEMENT AND TIMING OF THE HEAVIEST SNOW.

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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SMITH/HITCHCOCK



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