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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
250 PM EST Tue Feb 25 2020

NYZ006-007-262000-
Oswego-Jefferson-
250 PM EST Tue Feb 25 2020

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH
SATURDAY AFTERNOON...
...LAKESHORE FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
FRIDAY MORNING...

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of central New York.

.DAY ONE...This afternoon and tonight.

The probability of widespread hazardous weather is low.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday.

Please listen to NOAA Weather Radio or go to weather.gov on the
Internet for more information about the following hazards.

   Winter Storm Watch.
   Lakeshore Flood Watch.

.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

$$



Winter Storm Watch

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
244 PM EST Tue Feb 25 2020

NYZ006>008-260400-
/O.CON.KBUF.WS.A.0006.200227T0900Z-200229T2300Z/
Oswego-Jefferson-Lewis-
Including the cities of Oswego, Watertown, and Lowville
244 PM EST Tue Feb 25 2020

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT
THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

* WHAT...Long duration heavy snow possible. Total snow
  accumulations of 2 to 3 feet possible. Snowfall rates may reach
  over 2 inches per hour at times. Winds could gust as high as 40
  to 45 mph resulting in significant blowing and drifting snow.

* WHERE...The Eastern Lake Ontario Region. The greatest snow
  amounts are expected to focus across the Tug Hill Plateau.

* WHEN...From late Wednesday night through Saturday afternoon.

* IMPACTS...Travel could be very difficult to impossible with
  very poor visibility and deep snow cover on roads. The
  hazardous conditions could impact the morning and evening
  commutes Thursday and Friday.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Begin needed preparations at home or with your vehicle. Travel
may become difficult, so plan accordingly.

&&

$$

JJR



Lakeshore Flood Watch

Lakeshore Hazard Message
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
234 PM EST Tue Feb 25 2020

NYZ006-007-260345-
/O.CON.KBUF.LS.A.0004.200227T1700Z-200228T1200Z/
Oswego-Jefferson-
234 PM EST Tue Feb 25 2020

...LAKESHORE FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY
AFTERNOON THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...

* WHAT...Lakeshore flooding possible.

* WHERE...Lake Ontario shore of Oswego and Jefferson counties.

* WHEN...From Thursday afternoon through Friday morning.

* IMPACTS...The combination of high water levels and high waves
  may result in lakeshore flooding along the immediate Lake
  Ontario shore, especially in bays, inlets, and other low lying
  areas. Significant shoreline erosion may occur.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

If travel is required, allow extra time as some roads may be
closed. Do not drive around barricades or through water of
unknown depth. Take the necessary actions to protect flood-prone
property.

&&

$$



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