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Lake Effect Snow Warning

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BURLINGTON VT
309 PM EST THU NOV 20 2014

NYZ029-210400-
/O.CON.KBTV.LE.W.0002.000000T0000Z-141121T0900Z/
SOUTHEASTERN ST. LAWRENCE-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...STAR LAKE
309 PM EST THU NOV 20 2014

...LAKE EFFECT SNOW WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EST
FRIDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BURLINGTON CONTINUES THE LAKE
EFFECT SNOW WARNING...UNTIL 4 AM EST FRIDAY.

* LOCATIONS...SOUTHEAST SAINT LAWRENCE COUNTY IN NEW YORK...
  ESPECIALLY SOUTH AND EAST OF ROUTE 3.

* HAZARD TYPES...HEAVY LAKE EFFECT SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW.

* ACCUMULATIONS...8 TO 18 INCHES OF SNOW.

* MAXIMUM SNOWFALL RATE...UP TO 2 INCHES PER HOUR THROUGH THIS
  EVENING.

* TIMING...A LAKE EFFECT SNOW BAND WILL CONTINUE TO PERSIST ALONG
  AND SOUTH OF ROUTE 3 IN SOUTHEAST SAINT LAWRENCE COUNTY THROUGH
  ABOUT 800 PM BEFORE MOVING SOUTH OUT OF THE AREA.

* IMPACTS...WITH AT LEAST 6 TO 12 INCHES OF SNOW THAT HAS ALREADY
  FALLEN IN THE WARNING AREA...AND ADDITIONAL SNOW EXPECTED...
  TRAVEL WILL CONTINUE TO BE DIFFICULT ACROSS THE AREA. IN
  ADDITION...BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW AND NEAR ZERO VISIBILITIES
  WILL MAKE TRAVEL CONDITIONS EVEN MORE TREACHEROUS TONIGHT.

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

* TEMPERATURES...LOW 10 TO 15.

* VISIBILITIES...BELOW 1/4 MILE AT TIMES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A LAKE EFFECT SNOW WARNING MEANS SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF LAKE
EFFECT SNOW WILL MAKE TRAVEL VERY HAZARDOUS OR IMPOSSIBLE. IN
ADDITION...VISIBILITIES VARY GREATLY IN LAKE EFFECT SNOW AND CAN
DROP TO ZERO WITHIN MINUTES. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...KEEP AN EXTRA
FLASHLIGHT...FOOD...AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN
EMERGENCY.

PLEASE STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO...YOUR LOCAL MEDIA...OR
GO TO WWW.WEATHER.GOV/BURLINGTON FOR FURTHER UPDATES ON THIS
WEATHER SITUATION.

&&

$$



Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BURLINGTON VT
243 PM EST THU NOV 20 2014

NYZ029-211945-
SOUTHEASTERN ST. LAWRENCE-
243 PM EST THU NOV 20 2014

...LAKE EFFECT SNOW WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EST FRIDAY...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTHERN NEW YORK.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON 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 WARNING.

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

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$



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