Severe Weather Alerts - Buffalo, NY

  • Winter Storm Warning

    Winter Storm Warning in effect until Monday, 4:00 PM EST. Source: U.S. National Weather Service

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST MONDAY...

* LOCATIONS...ERIE...GENESEE...WYOMING...LIVINGSTON...AND
ONTARIO COUNTIES.

* TIMING...THROUGH LATE MONDAY AFTERNOON. HEAVIEST SNOW TONIGHT
THROUGH THE FIRST HALF OF MONDAY.

* HAZARDS...HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW.

* ACCUMULATIONS...AN INCH OR LESS TODAY...4 TO 6 INCHES
TONIGHT...AND 4 TO 6 INCHES MONDAY...LEADING TO STORM TOTALS
OF 8 TO 12 INCHES.

* WINDS...NORTHEAST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 35 MPH PRODUCING
BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW.

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

* WIND CHILLS...AS LOW AS 10 BELOW ZERO AT TIMES.

* IMPACTS...STEADY MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW WILL RESULT IN VERY
POOR TRAVEL CONDITIONS WITH SNOW COVERED ROADS AND LOW
VISIBILITY. VERY COLD WIND CHILLS MAY RESULT IN FROSTBITE AND
HYPOTHERMIA FOR ANYONE NOT DRESSED FOR THE COLD.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING IS ISSUED WHEN SEVERE WINTER WEATHER IS
EXPECTED. HEAVY SNOW AND/OR ICE WILL CAUSE HAZARDOUS DRIVING
CONDITIONS. IF YOU WILL BE TRAVELING IN THE WARNING AREA YOU
SHOULD CHOOSE AN ALTERNATE ROUTE IF POSSIBLE...OR YOU SHOULD USE
EXTREME CAUTION IF TRAVEL IS UNAVOIDABLE.

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

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