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Lake Effect Snow Warning


URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
1049 AM EST WED DEC 7 2016

NYZ012-019-020-085-080000-
/O.CON.KBUF.LE.W.0009.161208T1100Z-161210T1100Z/
WYOMING-CHAUTAUQUA-CATTARAUGUS-SOUTHERN ERIE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WARSAW...JAMESTOWN...OLEAN...
ORCHARD PARK...SPRINGVILLE
1049 AM EST WED DEC 7 2016

...LAKE EFFECT SNOW WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM THURSDAY
TO 6 AM EST SATURDAY...

* LOCATIONS...CHAUTAUQUA AND SOUTHERN ERIE COUNTIES.

* TIMING...FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH LATE FRIDAY NIGHT.

* ACCUMULATIONS...3 TO 6 INCHES THURSDAY...7 TO 13 INCHES
  THURSDAY NIGHT...5 TO 10 INCHES FRIDAY...AND 3 TO 6 INCHES
  FRIDAY NIGHT...LEADING TO STORM TOTALS OF MORE THAN 2 FEET IN
  THE MOST PERSISTENT LAKE SNOWS.

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

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

* IMPACTS...HEAVY LAKE EFFECT SNOW AND AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW WILL
  LEAD TO SIGNIFICANT ACCUMULATIONS OF SNOW ON AREA ROADWAYS AND
  VERY POOR VISIBILITIES AT TIMES...RESULTING IN HAZARDOUS TO
  NEARLY IMPOSSIBLE TRAVEL CONDITIONS AT TIMES WITHIN THE MOST
  INTENSE PORTION OF THE BAND. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL BE PREPARED FOR
  SEVERE WINTER WEATHER DRIVING CONDITIONS WITH NEAR ZERO
  VISIBILITY AND DEEP SNOW COVER ON ROADS. THIS INCLUDES THE NEW
  YORK STATE THRUWAY FROM HAMBURG TO THE NEW YORK/PENNSYLVANIA
  STATE LINE.

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

&&

EXPERIMENTAL CONTENT BELOW...DO NOT USE OPERATIONALLY
PLEASE SEE BELOW LINKS FOR MORE INFORMATION ON THIS EXPERIMENT
HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/BUF/POLYGON_PDD
HTTP://WWW.NWS.NOAA.GOV/OS/NOTIFICATION/
PNS15LAKE_EFFECT_SNOWAAA.HTM
TO VIEW THE EXPERIMENTAL POLYGONS PLEASE SEE:
HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/BUF/LESPOLYGON
COORD...4259 7806 4277 7816 4270 7909 4232 7975
        4199 7977 4199 7856
TIME Y16M12D08T1100Z-Y16M12D09T1200Z
COORD...4260 7872 4259 7905 4227 7975 4199 7977
        4199 7897 4226 7856
TIME Y16M12D09T1200Z-Y16M12D10T1200Z

$$


Small Craft Advisory


URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CLEVELAND OH
1115 AM EST WED DEC 7 2016

LEZ142>145-080015-
/O.CON.KCLE.SC.Y.0064.000000T0000Z-161209T1200Z/
LAKE ERIE NEARSHORE WATERS FROM MAUMEE BAY TO RENO BEACH OH-
LAKE ERIE NEARSHORE WATERS FROM RENO BEACH TO THE ISLANDS OH-
LAKE ERIE NEARSHORE WATERS FROM THE ISLANDS TO VERMILION OH-
LAKE ERIE NEARSHORE WATERS FROM VERMILION TO AVON POINT OH-
1115 AM EST WED DEC 7 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST FRIDAY...

* WINDS...WEST 15 TO 20 KT INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KNOTS THURSDAY.

* WAVES...2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET THURSDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

INEXPERIENCED MARINERS... ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER
VESSELS...SHOULD STAY IN PORT DURING THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CLEVELAND OH
1115 AM EST WED DEC 7 2016

LEZ146>149-080015-
/O.CON.KCLE.SC.Y.0064.000000T0000Z-161210T0800Z/
LAKE ERIE NEARSHORE WATERS FROM AVON POINT TO WILLOWICK OH-
LAKE ERIE NEARSHORE WATERS FROM WILLOWICK TO GENEVA-ON-
THE LAKE OH-LAKE ERIE NEARSHORE WATERS FROM GENEVA-ON-THE-
LAKE TO CONNEAUT OH-
LAKE ERIE NEARSHORE WATERS FROM CONNEAUT OH TO RIPLEY NY-
1115 AM EST WED DEC 7 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM EST
SATURDAY...

* WINDS...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT TURNING TO THE SOUTHWEST.

* WAVES...4 TO 6 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

INEXPERIENCED MARINERS... ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER
VESSELS...SHOULD STAY IN PORT DURING THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$


Lake Effect Snow Watch


URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE STATE COLLEGE PA
549 AM EST WED DEC 7 2016

PAZ004-005-072300-
/O.CON.KCTP.LE.A.0005.161208T1700Z-161210T1200Z/
WARREN-MCKEAN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WARREN...BRADFORD
549 AM EST WED DEC 7 2016

...LAKE EFFECT SNOW WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY
AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

* LOCATIONS...WARREN AND MCKEAN COUNTIES.

* ACCUMULATIONS...OVER 6 INCHES POSSIBLE, ESPECIALLY OVER
  NORTHWEST WARREN COUNTY.

* TIMING...THE HEAVIEST SNOW IS EXPECTED TO FALL THURSDAY NIGHT
  THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT.

* IMPACTS...POOR DRIVING CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED. IF POSSIBLE,
  AVOID TRAVEL THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING.

* WINDS...WEST 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

REVIEW WINTER WEATHER SAFETY AND PREPAREDNESS INFORMATION AT
WEATHER.GOV/WINTER.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CLEVELAND OH
322 AM EST WED DEC 7 2016

OHZ012>014-089-PAZ001>003-071630-
/O.CON.KCLE.LE.A.0008.161208T1400Z-161210T1500Z/
LAKE-GEAUGA-ASHTABULA INLAND-ASHTABULA LAKESHORE-NORTHERN ERIE-
SOUTHERN ERIE-CRAWFORD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MENTOR...CHARDON...JEFFERSON...
ASHTABULA...ERIE...EDINBORO...MEADVILLE
322 AM EST WED DEC 7 2016

...LAKE EFFECT SNOW WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING
THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATIONS GREATER THAN 6 INCHES ARE
  POSSIBLE. LOCALIZED SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 12 INCHES OR MORE MAY
  OCCUR ACROSS INLAND AREAS OF NORTHWEST PENNSYLVANIA.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL BEGIN NEAR THE ERIE PENNSYLVANIA LAKESHORE
  BY LATE THURSDAY MORNING. THE SNOW WILL THEN INCREASE IN
  COVERAGE AND INTENSITY INTO FRIDAY. SNOW SQUALLS WILL THEN
  PERSIST INTO AT LEAST SATURDAY MORNING. THE MOST SIGNIFICANT
  LAKE EFFECT SNOW WILL FALL THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY.

* IMPACTS...HEAVY LAKE EFFECT SNOW AND AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW
  WILL LEAD TO SIGNIFICANT ACCUMULATIONS OF SNOW ON AREA
  ROADWAYS AND VERY POOR VISIBILITIES AT TIMES...RESULTING IN
  HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS.

* WINDS...WEST TO NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS IN EXCESS OF
  30 MPH POSSIBLE. THE STRONGEST WINDS WILL BE CLOSER TO LAKE
  ERIE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A LAKE EFFECT SNOW WATCH IS ISSUED WHEN THERE IS POTENTIAL FOR
HEAVY LAKE EFFECT SNOW...OFTEN IN LOCALIZED AREAS. TRAVEL
CONDITIONS COULD BE SEVERELY IMPACTED. MONITOR THE LATEST
FORECAST FOR POSSIBLE LAKE EFFECT SNOW WARNINGS.

&&

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
413 AM EST WED DEC 7 2016

LCZ460-LEZ444-LHZ361>363-421-422-441>443-462>464-081000-
LAKE ST. CLAIR-
MICHIGAN WATERS OF LAKE ERIE FROM DETROIT RIVER TO NORTH CAPE MI-
LAKE HURON FROM 5NM EAST OF MACKINAC BRIDGE TO PRESQUE ISLE LT
BEYOND 5 NM OFF SHORE-
LAKE HURON FROM PRESQUE ISLE LIGHT TO STURGEON POINT MI BEYOND 5NM
OFF SHORE-
LAKE HURON FROM STURGEON POINT TO ALABASTER MI BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
OUTER SAGINAW BAY SW OF ALABASTER TO PORT AUSTIN MI TO INNER SAGINAW
BAY-INNER SAGINAW BAY SW OF POINT AU GRES TO BAY PORT MI-
PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH MI-HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC MI-
PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON MI-
LAKE HURON FROM PORT AUSTIN TO HARBOR BEACH BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
LAKE HURON FROM HARBOR BEACH TO PORT SANILAC BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
LAKE HURON FROM PORT SANILAC TO PORT HURON BEYOND 5NM OFF SHORE-
413 AM EST WED DEC 7 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF LAKE ERIE...LAKE
HURON AND LAKE ST CLAIR.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FOR THE NEARSHORE WATERS OF
LAKE HURON INCLUDING SAGINAW BAY. REFER TO THE LATEST MARINE
WEATHER WARNING AND FORECAST MESSAGES FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE NEARSHORE WATERS
OF LAKE HURON INCLUDING SAGINAW BAY. REFER TO THE LATEST MARINE
WEATHER WARNING AND FORECAST MESSAGES FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION.

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED FOR LAKES ST CLAIR AND ERIE
LATER TONIGHT AND THURSDAY AS WESTERLY WINDS INCREASE BEHIND A
COLD FRONT.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY AND TONIGHT.

$$

YOU CAN OBTAIN YOUR LATEST NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORECASTS ONLINE
AT WWW,WEATHER.GOV/DETROIT.

DRK

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PITTSBURGH PA
357 AM EST WED DEC 7 2016

PAZ007>009-080900-
MERCER-VENANGO-FOREST-
357 AM EST WED DEC 7 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTHWEST PENNSYLVANIA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

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

COLDER AIR ARRIVING THURSDAY WILL GENERATE LAKE-EFFECT SNOW
SHOWERS THURSDAY EVENING THROUGH FRIDAY. SEVERAL INCHES OF
ACCUMULATING SNOW IS LIKELY...ESPECIALLY OVER NORTHERN AREAS OF
THE COUNTIES.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$

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