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Lake Effect Snow Watch

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
1000 AM EST THU FEB 11 2016

NYZ010-011-112300-
/O.NEW.KBUF.WC.A.0001.160213T0900Z-160214T1600Z/
/O.CON.KBUF.LE.A.0007.160212T0900Z-160213T0000Z/
NORTHERN ERIE-GENESEE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BUFFALO...BATAVIA
1000 AM EST THU FEB 11 2016

...LAKE EFFECT SNOW WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT
THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING...
...WIND CHILL WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH
SUNDAY MORNING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BUFFALO HAS ISSUED A WIND CHILL
WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM LATE FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY
MORNING.

* LOCATIONS...NORTHERN ERIE AND GENESEE COUNTIES.

* TIMING...THE LAKE EFFECT SNOW WATCH IS IN EFFECT FROM LATE
  TONIGHT THROUGH EARLY FRIDAY EVENING. THE WIND CHILL WATCH IS
  IN EFFECT FROM LATE FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH LATE SUNDAY MORNING.

* ACCUMULATIONS...4 TO 8 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE IN THE MOST
  PERSISTENT LAKE SNOWS.

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

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

* WIND CHILL VALUES...AS LOW AS 25 BELOW.

* IMPACTS...LAKE EFFECT SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW MAY RESULT IN
  HAZARDOUS TRAVEL AT TIMES WITH SNOW COVERED ROADS AND GREATLY
  REDUCED VISIBILITIES. WIND CHILLS WILL REACH DANGEROUS LEVELS.
  FRIGID TEMPERATURES HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO RESULT IN FROZEN
  PIPES, FROSTBITE AND HYPOTHERMIA.

* FORECASTER CONFIDENCE...FOR THE LAKE EFFECT SNOW WATCH IS
  MEDIUM. THERE IS STILL SOME UNCERTAINTY IN THE LOCATION AND
  INTENSITY OF THE LAKE SNOW BAND THAT IS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP LATE
  TONIGHT AND FRIDAY. FORECASTER CONFIDENCE IN THE WIND CHILL
  WATCH IS MEDIUM. WARMER WATERS OF LAKE ERIE MAY HOLD WIND CHILLS TO
  ADVISORY CRITERIA.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

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

A WIND CHILL WATCH IS ISSUED WHEN STRONG WINDS WILL COMBINE WITH
COLD TEMPERATURES TO CREATE DANGEROUSLY COLD CONDITIONS FOR
EXPOSED SKIN. THE WIND WILL MAKE IT FEEL LIKE IT IS 15 DEGREES
BELOW ZERO OR COLDER FOR A PERIOD OF SEVERAL HOURS. IF YOU WILL
BE OUTDOORS USE COMMON SENSE AND DRESS WARMLY...MAKING SURE THAT
ALL EXPOSED SKIN IS COVERED. IF POSSIBLE...AVOID PROLONGED
EXPOSURE TO THE COLD TO PREVENT FROSTBITE AND HYPOTHERMIA.

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.

&&

$$



Wind Chill Watch

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
1000 AM EST THU FEB 11 2016

NYZ010-011-112300-
/O.NEW.KBUF.WC.A.0001.160213T0900Z-160214T1600Z/
/O.CON.KBUF.LE.A.0007.160212T0900Z-160213T0000Z/
NORTHERN ERIE-GENESEE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BUFFALO...BATAVIA
1000 AM EST THU FEB 11 2016

...LAKE EFFECT SNOW WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT
THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING...
...WIND CHILL WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH
SUNDAY MORNING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BUFFALO HAS ISSUED A WIND CHILL
WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM LATE FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY
MORNING.

* LOCATIONS...NORTHERN ERIE AND GENESEE COUNTIES.

* TIMING...THE LAKE EFFECT SNOW WATCH IS IN EFFECT FROM LATE
  TONIGHT THROUGH EARLY FRIDAY EVENING. THE WIND CHILL WATCH IS
  IN EFFECT FROM LATE FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH LATE SUNDAY MORNING.

* ACCUMULATIONS...4 TO 8 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE IN THE MOST
  PERSISTENT LAKE SNOWS.

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

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

* WIND CHILL VALUES...AS LOW AS 25 BELOW.

* IMPACTS...LAKE EFFECT SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW MAY RESULT IN
  HAZARDOUS TRAVEL AT TIMES WITH SNOW COVERED ROADS AND GREATLY
  REDUCED VISIBILITIES. WIND CHILLS WILL REACH DANGEROUS LEVELS.
  FRIGID TEMPERATURES HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO RESULT IN FROZEN
  PIPES, FROSTBITE AND HYPOTHERMIA.

* FORECASTER CONFIDENCE...FOR THE LAKE EFFECT SNOW WATCH IS
  MEDIUM. THERE IS STILL SOME UNCERTAINTY IN THE LOCATION AND
  INTENSITY OF THE LAKE SNOW BAND THAT IS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP LATE
  TONIGHT AND FRIDAY. FORECASTER CONFIDENCE IN THE WIND CHILL
  WATCH IS MEDIUM. WARMER WATERS OF LAKE ERIE MAY HOLD WIND CHILLS TO
  ADVISORY CRITERIA.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

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

A WIND CHILL WATCH IS ISSUED WHEN STRONG WINDS WILL COMBINE WITH
COLD TEMPERATURES TO CREATE DANGEROUSLY COLD CONDITIONS FOR
EXPOSED SKIN. THE WIND WILL MAKE IT FEEL LIKE IT IS 15 DEGREES
BELOW ZERO OR COLDER FOR A PERIOD OF SEVERAL HOURS. IF YOU WILL
BE OUTDOORS USE COMMON SENSE AND DRESS WARMLY...MAKING SURE THAT
ALL EXPOSED SKIN IS COVERED. IF POSSIBLE...AVOID PROLONGED
EXPOSURE TO THE COLD TO PREVENT FROSTBITE AND HYPOTHERMIA.

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.

&&

$$



Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
646 AM EST THU FEB 11 2016

NYZ010-011-121200-
NORTHERN ERIE-GENESEE-
646 AM EST THU FEB 11 2016

...LAKE EFFECT SNOW WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY
EVENING...

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

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.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

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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