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Lake Effect Snow Watch

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BINGHAMTON NY
225 PM EST WED DEC 7 2016

NYZ017-018-036-037-081930-
/O.CON.KBGM.LE.A.0004.161208T2300Z-161210T1100Z/
SOUTHERN CAYUGA-ONONDAGA-MADISON-SOUTHERN ONEIDA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...AUBURN...SYRACUSE...HAMILTON...ONEIDA...
ROME...UTICA
225 PM EST WED DEC 7 2016

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

* LOCATIONS...SOUTHERN ONEIDA...SOUTHERN CAYUGA...ONONDAGA...AND
  MADISON COUNTIES.

* ACCUMULATIONS...TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 6 TO 12 INCHES
  POSSIBLE IN THE MOST PERSISTENT BANDS, MAINLY FRIDAY AND FRIDAY
  NIGHT, AND OVER THE HIGHER TERRAIN JUST SOUTH OF THE THRUWAY
  CORRIDOR.

* TIMING...ALTHOUGH SOME SNOW SHOWERS ARE EXPECTED THURSDAY
  EVENING, THE MORE PERSISTENT AND HEAVIER LAKE-EFFECT SNOW BANDS
  SHOULD SHIFT INTO THE REGION FRIDAY MORNING, THEN CONTINUE
  FRIDAY NIGHT, BEFORE TAPERING OFF ON SATURDAY.

* IMPACTS...THE HEAVY SNOW WILL MAKE TRAVEL DIFFICULT, AND SOME
  ROADS MAY BECOME IMPASSABLE. GUSTY WINDS MAY RESULT IN
  CONSIDERABLE BLOWING AND DRIFTING.

* WINDS...WEST 10 TO 15 MPH, WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE MID TO UPPER 20S.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A LAKE EFFECT SNOW WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR A LARGE
AMOUNT OF SNOW IN ONLY A FEW HOURS. VISIBILITIES AND DEPTH OF
SNOW CAN VARY GREATLY... IMPACTING TRAVEL SIGNIFICANTLY. CONTINUE
TO MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS.

&&

$$

JUREWICZ



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