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    • Lake Effect Snow Warning

      Lake Effect Snow Warning in effect until 10:00 PM EST. Source: U.S. National Weather Service

    ...LAKE EFFECT SNOW WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EST THIS
    EVENING...

    * LOCATIONS...CHAUTAUQUA AND CATTARAUGUS COUNTIES. GREATEST
    AMOUNTS ACROSS THE HIGHER TERRAIN OF THE CHAUTAUQUA RIDGE.

    * TIMING...THROUGH LATE THIS EVENING.

    * ACCUMULATIONS...AN ADDITIONAL 4 TO 8 INCHES TODAY...AND 2 TO 4 INCHES
    THIS EVENING IN MOST PERSISTENT SNOWS.

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

    * VISIBILITIES...BELOW A QUARTER MILE AT TIMES.

    * IMPACTS...HEAVY LAKE EFFECT SNOW WILL PRODUCE SIGNIFICANT
    ACCUMULATIONS OF SNOW ON AREA ROADWAYS AND POOR VISIBILITIES AT
    TIMES...RESULTING IN HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS WITHIN THE MOST
    INTENSE PORTION OF THE BAND. BE PREPARED FOR DIFFICULT WINTER
    DRIVING CONDITIONS WITH GREATLY REDUCED VISIBILITY AND SNOW
    COVER ON ROADS. THIS INCLUDES THE NEW YORK STATE THRUWAY FROM
    SILVER CREEK TO THE NEW YORK AND 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.

    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...4221 7852 4236 7876 4241 7931 4232 7975
    4199 7977 4199 7876
    TIME Y16M12D10T0800Z-Y16M12D10T2100Z
    COORD...4245 7901 4247 7948 4232 7975 4212 7978
    4224 7911
    TIME Y16M12D10T2100Z-Y16M12D11T0300Z

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