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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
1033 PM EST WED FEB 10 2016

NYZ012-111145-
/O.CON.KBUF.LE.W.0006.000000T0000Z-160211T0900Z/
/O.CON.KBUF.LE.A.0007.160212T0600Z-160213T0000Z/
WYOMING-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...WARSAW
1033 PM EST WED FEB 10 2016

...LAKE EFFECT SNOW WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EST
THURSDAY...
...LAKE EFFECT SNOW WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE THURSDAY
NIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING...

* LOCATIONS...WYOMING COUNTY.

* TIMING...THE LAKE EFFECT SNOW WARNING IS IN EFFECT THROUGH
  LATE TONIGHT. THE LAKE EFFECT SNOW WATCH IS IN EFFECT FROM
  OVERNIGHT THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH EARLY FRIDAY EVENING.

* ACCUMULATIONS...AN ADDITIONAL 1 TO 3 INCHES OVERNIGHT. THE
  SECOND ROUND THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING MAY BRING AN
  ADDITIONAL 5 TO 10 INCHES.

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

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

* IMPACTS...LAKE EFFECT SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WILL RESULT IN
  DIFFICULT TRAVEL AT TIMES WITH SNOW COVERED ROADS AND GREATLY
  REDUCED VISIBILITIES.

* FORECASTER CONFIDENCE...FORECAST CONFIDENCE FOR THE WATCH IS
  MEDIUM. THERE IS STILL SOME UNCERTAINTY IN THE LOCATION AND
  INTENSITY OF THE BAND THAT IS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP LATE THURSDAY
  NIGHT AND FRIDAY.

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

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

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
1033 PM EST WED FEB 10 2016

NYZ019-020-085-111145-
/O.CON.KBUF.LE.W.0006.000000T0000Z-160211T2100Z/
/O.CON.KBUF.LE.A.0007.160212T0600Z-160213T0000Z/
CHAUTAUQUA-CATTARAUGUS-SOUTHERN ERIE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...JAMESTOWN...OLEAN...ORCHARD PARK...
SPRINGVILLE
1033 PM EST WED FEB 10 2016

...LAKE EFFECT SNOW WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST
THURSDAY...
...LAKE EFFECT SNOW WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE THURSDAY
NIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING...

* LOCATIONS...CHAUTAUQUA...CATTARAUGUS AND SOUTHERN ERIE
  COUNTIES...WITH THE GREATEST SNOW AMOUNTS EXPECTED JUST INLAND
  FROM LAKE ERIE ACROSS THE BOSTON HILLS AND SKI COUNTRY THROUGH
  THURSDAY. LATE THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY A NARROW BAND OF
  STEADIER SNOW WILL DEVELOP AND MAY BRING LOCALLY HEAVY SNOW
  BETWEEN DUNKIRK AND BUFFALO AND EASTWARD INTO THE BOSTON HILLS
  AND CHAUTAUQUA RIDGE.

* TIMING...THE LAKE EFFECT SNOW WARNING IS IN EFFECT THROUGH
  LATE THURSDAY AFTERNOON. THE LAKE EFFECT SNOW WATCH IS IN
  EFFECT FROM OVERNIGHT THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH EARLY FRIDAY
  EVENING.

* ACCUMULATIONS...AN ADDITIONAL 2 TO 4 INCHES OVERNIGHT AND 3 TO 6
  INCHES THURSDAY. THE SECOND ROUND WILL POTENTIALLY BRING AN
  ADDITIONAL 6 TO 12 INCHES THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING.

* WINDS...WEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.

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

* IMPACTS...LAKE EFFECT SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WILL RESULT IN
  DIFFICULT TRAVEL AT TIMES WITH SNOW COVERED ROADS AND GREATLY
  REDUCED VISIBILITIES.

* FORECASTER CONFIDENCE...FORECAST CONFIDENCE IN THE WATCH IS
  MEDIUM. THERE IS STILL SOME UNCERTAINTY IN THE LOCATION AND
  INTENSITY OF THE BAND THAT IS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP THURSDAY
  NIGHT AND FRIDAY.

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

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

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
1033 PM EST WED FEB 10 2016

NYZ004>006-111145-
/O.CON.KBUF.LE.W.0006.000000T0000Z-160212T0900Z/
WAYNE-NORTHERN CAYUGA-OSWEGO-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NEWARK...FAIR HAVEN...OSWEGO
1033 PM EST WED FEB 10 2016

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

* LOCATIONS...WAYNE...NORTHERN CAYUGA...AND OSWEGO COUNTIES...
  WITH THE GREATEST SNOW AMOUNTS EXPECTED FROM NORTHEASTERN
  WAYNE COUNTY ACROSS NORTHERN CAYUGA AND SOUTHERN OSWEGO
  COUNTIES.

* TIMING...THROUGH LATE THURSDAY NIGHT.

* ACCUMULATIONS...AN ADDITIONAL 4 TO 8 INCHES OVERNIGHT...3 TO 6
  INCHES THURSDAY...AND 2 TO 4 INCHES THURSDAY NIGHT FOR STORM
  TOTALS OF UP TO 2 FEET IN THE HEAVIEST BANDS.

* WINDS...WEST 15 TO 25 MPH.

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

* IMPACTS...LAKE EFFECT SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WILL RESULT IN
  VERY DIFFICULT TRAVEL AT TIMES WITH SNOW COVERED ROADS AND
  GREATLY REDUCED VISIBILITIES.

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_SNOW.HTM
TO VIEW THE EXPERIMENTAL POLYGONS PLEASE SEE:
HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/BUF/LESPOLYGON
COORD...4338 7595 4327 7723 4338 7844 4325 7894
        4325 7751 4316 7788 4307 7648 4320 7647 4316 7588
TIME Y16M02D10T1300Z-Y16M02D11T1100Z
COORD...4336 7641 4339 7664 4326 7694 4329 7720
        4306 7686 4302 7650 4320 7647 4317 7597
TIME Y16M02D11T1100Z-Y16M02D12T0900Z

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
1033 PM EST WED FEB 10 2016

NYZ001>003-111145-
/O.CON.KBUF.LE.W.0006.000000T0000Z-160211T2100Z/
NIAGARA-ORLEANS-MONROE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NIAGARA FALLS...MEDINA...ROCHESTER
1033 PM EST WED FEB 10 2016

...LAKE EFFECT SNOW WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST
THURSDAY...

* LOCATIONS...NIAGARA...ORLEANS...AND MONROE COUNTIES...WITH THE
  GREATEST SNOWFALL AMOUNTS EXPECTED ALONG AND NORTH OF ROUTE
  104.

* TIMING...THROUGH LATE THURSDAY AFTERNOON.

* ACCUMULATIONS...AN ADDITIONAL 1 TO 3 INCHES OVERNIGHT AND 3 TO
  5 INCHES THURSDAY.

* WINDS...WEST 15 TO 25 MPH.

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

* IMPACTS...LAKE EFFECT SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WILL RESULT IN
  HAZARDOUS TRAVEL AT TIMES WITH SNOW COVERED ROADS AND GREATLY
  REDUCED VISIBILITIES.

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.

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

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.

&&

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_SNOW.HTM
TO VIEW THE EXPERIMENTAL POLYGONS PLEASE SEE:
HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/BUF/LESPOLYGON
COORD...4338 7595 4327 7723 4338 7844 4325 7894
        4325 7751 4316 7788 4307 7648 4320 7647 4316 7588
TIME Y16M02D10T1300Z-Y16M02D11T1100Z

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE STATE COLLEGE PA
912 PM EST WED FEB 10 2016



PAZ004-111015-
/O.CON.KCTP.LE.W.0003.000000T0000Z-160212T0300Z/
WARREN-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...WARREN
912 PM EST WED FEB 10 2016

...LAKE EFFECT SNOW WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EST
THURSDAY...

* HAZARD TYPES...LAKE EFFECT SNOW.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...6 TO 10 INCHES BY THURSDAY EVENING...WITH
  THE HEAVIER AMOUNTS TO THE NORTHWEST OF WARREN. LOCATIONS NEAR
  COLUMBUS...BEAR LAKE...AND SUGAR GROVE COULD SEE STORM TOTALS
  AROUND 1 FOOT.

* TIMING...LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS OF VARYING INTENSITY WILL
  OCCUR OVERNIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING.

* WINDS...WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS OF 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS
  AROUND 25 MPH WILL LEAD TO AREAS OF BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW.

* IMPACTS...SNOW COVERED ROADS AND REDUCED VISIBILITY DURING
  HEAVIER SNOW SHOWERS AND SQUALLS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A LAKE EFFECT SNOW WARNING MEANS SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF LAKE-
EFFECT SNOW ARE FORECAST THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL HAZARDOUS. LAKE-
EFFECT SNOW TYPICALLY FALLS AS NARROW BANDS OF HEAVY SNOW WITHIN
A LARGER AREA OF LIGHTER SNOW. SNOWFALL RATES OF OVER AN INCH PER
HOUR ARE LIKELY UNDER THE HEAVIER BANDS. VISIBILITIES VARY
GREATLY AND CAN DROP TO ZERO WITHIN MINUTES. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...
KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT...FOOD...BLANKETS AND A CELLULAR PHONE
IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY. STAY TUNED TO NOAA
WEATHER RADIO OR YOUR FAVORITE SOURCE OF WEATHER INFORMATION FOR
THE LATEST UPDATES. ADDITIONAL DETAILS CAN ALSO BE FOUND AT...
WEATHER.GOV/STATECOLLEGE.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CLEVELAND OH
910 PM EST WED FEB 10 2016


OHZ013-014-PAZ002-003-111015-
/O.CON.KCLE.LE.W.0006.000000T0000Z-160211T2100Z/
GEAUGA-ASHTABULA INLAND-SOUTHERN ERIE-CRAWFORD PA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CHARDON...JEFFERSON...EDINBORO...
MEADVILLE
910 PM EST WED FEB 10 2016

...LAKE EFFECT SNOW WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST
THURSDAY...

* ACCUMULATIONS...10 TO 14 INCHES OF SNOW.

* TIMING...SNOW SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE INTO THURSDAY. THE SNOW
  SHOWERS ARE EXPECTED TO DIMINISH IN COVERAGE AND INTENSITY
  THURSDAY AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...SNOW COVERED ROADS AND REDUCED VISIBILITY DURING
  HEAVIER SNOW SHOWERS AND SQUALLS.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.

* TEMPERATURES...8 TO 18 DEGREES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

IN LAKE EFFECT SNOW THE WEATHER CAN VARY FROM LOCALLY HEAVY SNOW
IN NARROW BANDS TO DRY WEATHER JUST A FEW MILES AWAY. IF YOU WILL
BE TRAVELING ACROSS THE REGION BE PREPARED FOR RAPID CHANGES IN
ROAD AND VISIBILITY CONDITIONS. STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO
FOR FURTHER DETAILS OR UPDATES.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BINGHAMTON NY
344 PM EST WED FEB 10 2016

NYZ009-018-036-037-112045-
/O.CON.KBGM.LE.W.0004.000000T0000Z-160212T0900Z/
NORTHERN ONEIDA-ONONDAGA-MADISON-SOUTHERN ONEIDA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BOONVILLE...SYRACUSE...ONEIDA...
HAMILTON...UTICA...ROME
344 PM EST WED FEB 10 2016

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

* LOCATIONS...PORTIONS OF CENTRAL NEW YORK INCLUDING ONEIDA...
  ONONDAGA AND MADISON COUNTIES.

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

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 6 TO 12 INCHES. LOCALLY
  HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE IN THE MORE PERSISTENT LAKE SNOWS.

* TIMING...TONIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY...DIMINISHING THURSDAY NIGHT.

* IMPACTS...HAZARDOUS TRAVEL DUE TO SNOW COVERED ROADS AND
  BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW.

* WINDS...WEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 35 MPH...HIGHEST
  THURSDAY.

* TEMPERATURES...FALLING INTO THE TEENS TONIGHT AND REMAINING
  THERE THROUGH THURSDAY BEFORE FALLING INTO THE SINGLE NUMBERS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A LAKE EFFECT SNOW WARNING MEANS SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF LAKE
EFFECT SNOW ARE FORECAST THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL VERY HAZARDOUS OR
IMPOSSIBLE. LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS TYPICALLY ALIGN THEMSELVES
IN BANDS AND WILL LIKELY BE INTENSE ENOUGH TO DROP 1 TO SEVERAL
INCHES OF SNOW PER HOUR FOR SEVERAL HOURS. VISIBILITIES VARY
GREATLY AND CAN DROP TO ZERO WITHIN MINUTES. TRAVEL IS STRONGLY
DISCOURAGED. COMMERCE COULD BE SEVERELY IMPACTED. IF YOU MUST
TRAVEL...KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT...FOOD...AND WATER IN YOUR
VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.

PLEASE REPORT SNOWFALL AMOUNTS TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BY
CALLING TOLL FREE AT 1-877-633-6772...OR BY EMAIL AT
BGM.STORMREPORT@NOAA.GOV.

&&

$$

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