Cattaraugus County, New York
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Lake Effect Snow Warning
NYZ019-020-162000-
/O.CON.KBUF.LE.W.0011.000000T0000Z-171216T2100Z/
Chautauqua-Cattaraugus-
Including the cities of Jamestown and Olean
651 AM EST Sat Dec 16 2017

...LAKE EFFECT SNOW WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST THIS
AFTERNOON...

* WHAT...Heavy lake effect snow occurring. Plan on difficult
travel conditions. Additional snow accumulations of 4 to 7
inches are expected in the most persistent lake snows.

* WHERE...Chautauqua and Cattaraugus counties.

* WHEN...Until 4 PM today.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Be prepared for significant reductions in
visibility at times.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Heavy snow will fall in relatively narrow bands. If traveling, be
prepared for rapidly changing road conditions and visibilities.

Submit snow reports through our website or social media.

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COORD...4234 7850 4247 7848 4257 7858 4260 7875
4243 7955 4232 7975 4201 7976 4214 7915 4216 7891
4228 7856
TIME Y17M12D16T0900Z-Y17M12D16T2100Z

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Special Weather Statement
NYZ019-020-085-161645-
Chautauqua-Cattaraugus-Southern Erie-
1020 AM EST SAT DEC 16 2017

...A BAND OF HEAVY LAKE EFFECT SNOW WILL AFFECT NORTHWESTERN
CATTARAUGUS...SOUTHWESTERN ERIE AND CHAUTAUQUA COUNTIES...

At 1014 AM EST, A band of heavy lake effect snow producing snow fall
rates of up to 2 inches per hour extended east of Lake Erie across
Chautauqua, Cattaraugus and southern Erie counties.

Heavy snow will impact travel on Interstate 90 between Angola and
Ripley. This band will remain in place into the early afternoon
hours, but should start to diminish in intensity by mid afternoon.

Locations impacted include...
Dunkirk, Fredonia, Evans, Eden, Springville, Westfield, Gowanda,
Silver Creek, Angola and Mayville.

This includes the following highways...
Interstate 90 between exits 61 and 57A.
Interstate 86 between exits 4 and 7.

Visibilities will drop quickly to less than a quarter of a mile in
this band of lake effect snow.

Conditions can deteriorate rapidly in winter weather situations. Be
prepared for snow or ice covered roads. Slow down and allow extra
time when traveling.

LAT...LON 4227 7976 4228 7973 4230 7976 4259 7923
4260 7919 4262 7917 4272 7898 4248 7852
4204 7976
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