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Lake Effect Snow Warning
NYZ012-019-020-085-130500-
/O.CON.KBUF.LE.W.0007.160212T2100Z-160213T1200Z/
/O.CON.KBUF.WC.W.0001.160213T1000Z-160214T1500Z/
WYOMING-CHAUTAUQUA-CATTARAUGUS-SOUTHERN ERIE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WARSAW...JAMESTOWN...OLEAN...
ORCHARD PARK...SPRINGVILLE
347 PM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

...LAKE EFFECT SNOW WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST
SATURDAY...
...WIND CHILL WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM SATURDAY TO
10 AM EST SUNDAY...

* LOCATIONS...SOUTHERN ERIE...WYOMING...CHAUTAUQUA...AND
CATTARAUGUS COUNTIES.

* TIMING...THE LAKE EFFECT SNOW WARNING IS IN EFFECT FROM LATE
THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH EARLY SATURDAY MORNING. THE WIND CHILL
WARNING IS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH LATE SUNDAY
MORNING.

* ACCUMULATIONS...5 TO 10 INCHES TONIGHT...AND 3 TO 5 INCHES
SATURDAY...LEADING TO STORM TOTALS OF 9 TO 18 INCHES IN THE MOST
PERSISTENT LAKE SNOWS.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.

* VISIBILITIES...NEAR ZERO AT TIMES.

* TEMPERATURES...LOWS ZERO TO 5 BELOW TONIGHT. HIGHS ZERO TO 5
BELOW SATURDAY. LOWS 5 BELOW TO 15 BELOW ZERO SATURDAY NIGHT.
BETWEEN 5 BELOW AND 15 BELOW ZERO SUNDAY.

* WIND CHILL VALUES...AS LOW AS 30 BELOW.

* IMPACTS...LAKE EFFECT SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WILL RESULT IN
DIFFICULT TRAVEL AT TIMES WITH SNOW COVERED ROADS AND GREATLY
REDUCED VISIBILITIES. IN ADDITION...WIND CHILLS AND
TEMPERATURES WILL REACH DANGEROUSLY COLD LEVELS. THE FRIGID
CONDITIONS COULD RESULT IN FROZEN PIPES...AND WILL QUICKLY
LEAD TO FROSTBITE AND HYPOTHERMIA IF YOU ARE NOT PROPERLY
DRESSED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND CHILL WARNING IS ISSUED WHEN A STRONG WIND WILL COMBINE
WITH COLD TEMPERATURES TO CREATE DANGEROUSLY COLD CONDITIONS FOR
EXPOSED SKIN. THE WIND WILL MAKE IT FEEL LIKE IT IS 25 DEGREES
BELOW ZERO OR COLDER FOR SEVERAL HOURS. THOSE PLANNING TO VENTURE
OUTDOORS SHOULD USE COMMON SENSE AND DRESS WARMLY.

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

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.

&&

$$

Lake Effect Snow Warning
NYZ010-011-130500-
/O.CON.KBUF.LE.W.0006.000000T0000Z-160213T0300Z/
/O.CON.KBUF.WC.W.0001.160213T1000Z-160214T1500Z/
NORTHERN ERIE-GENESEE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BUFFALO...BATAVIA
347 PM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

...LAKE EFFECT SNOW WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EST
THIS EVENING...
...WIND CHILL WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM SATURDAY TO
10 AM EST SUNDAY...

* LOCATIONS...NORTHERN ERIE AND GENESEE COUNTIES.

* TIMING...THE LAKE EFFECT SNOW WARNING IS IN EFFECT THROUGH
LATE THIS EVENING. THE WIND CHILL WARNING IS IN EFFECT FROM
LATE TONIGHT THROUGH LATE SUNDAY MORNING.

* ACCUMULATIONS...2 TO 4 INCHES FOR THE REMAINDER OF THIS
AFTERNOON NORTH AND 3 TO 5 INCHES TONIGHT.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH.

* VISIBILITIES...NEAR ZERO AT TIMES.

* TEMPERATURES...LOWS AROUND 5 BELOW TONIGHT. HIGHS ZERO TO 5
BELOW SATURDAY. LOWS AROUND 10 BELOW SATURDAY NIGHT. BETWEEN 5
BELOW AND 10 BELOW ZERO SUNDAY.

* WIND CHILL VALUES...AS LOW AS 30 BELOW.

* IMPACTS...LAKE EFFECT SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WILL RESULT IN
DIFFICULT TRAVEL AT TIMES WITH SNOW COVERED ROADS AND GREATLY
REDUCED VISIBILITIES. EXPECT COMMUTES TO BE GREATLY IMPACTED
BY FALLING AND BLOWING SNOW. IN ADDITION...WIND CHILLS AND
TEMPERATURES WILL REACH DANGEROUSLY COLD LEVELS. THE FRIGID
CONDITIONS COULD RESULT IN FROZEN PIPES...AND WILL QUICKLY LEAD
TO FROSTBITE AND HYPOTHERMIA IF YOU ARE NOT PROPERLY DRESSED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND CHILL WARNING IS ISSUED WHEN A STRONG WIND WILL COMBINE
WITH COLD TEMPERATURES TO CREATE DANGEROUSLY COLD CONDITIONS FOR
EXPOSED SKIN. THE WIND WILL MAKE IT FEEL LIKE IT IS 25 DEGREES
BELOW ZERO OR COLDER FOR SEVERAL HOURS. THOSE PLANNING TO VENTURE
OUTDOORS SHOULD USE COMMON SENSE AND DRESS WARMLY.

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

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.

&&

$$

Special Weather Statement
NYZ002-003-010>013-019-020-085-130130-
SOUTHERN
ERIE-CATTARAUGUS-ORLEANS-LIVINGSTON-CHAUTAUQUA-WYOMING-NORTHERN
ERIE-MONROE-GENESEE-
627 PM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

...A BAND OF LAKE EFFECT SNOW WILL IMPACT NORTHWESTERN LIVINGSTON...
CHAUTAUQUA...SOUTHEASTERN ORLEANS...GENESEE...WYOMING...WESTERN
MONROE...NORTHWESTERN CATTARAUGUS AND ERIE COUNTIES...

AT 622 PM EST...A BAND OF LAKE EFFECT SNOW PRODUCING SNOW FALL RATES
UP TO 3 INCHES PER HOUR WAS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR
BROCKPORT TO NEAR WESTFIELD.

VISIBILITIES WITHIN THIS BAND MAY DROP TO NEAR ZERO AT TIMES. THIS
COUPLED WITH RAPID ACCUMULATION OF SNOW ON AREA ROADS WILL MAKE
TRAVEL VERY HAZARDOUS. TRAVEL WITHIN THE AFFECTED AREA IS NOT
ADVISED.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...SOUTH
BUFFALO...LANCASTER...ALDEN...WEST SENECA...JAMESTOWN...CLARENCE...
LACKAWANNA...BATAVIA...DEPEW...DUNKIRK AND FREDONIA.

THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING HIGHWAYS...
INTERSTATE 90 BETWEEN EXITS 61 AND 51...AND BETWEEN EXITS 49 AND 47.
INTERSTATE 86 BETWEEN EXITS 4 AND 13.

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 4241 7945 4249 7935 4255 7915
4269 7905 4278 7885 4288 7888 4334 7793
4279 7781 4200 7944 4200 7976

$$

Wind Chill Warning
NYZ010-011-130500-
/O.CON.KBUF.LE.W.0006.000000T0000Z-160213T0300Z/
/O.CON.KBUF.WC.W.0001.160213T1000Z-160214T1500Z/
NORTHERN ERIE-GENESEE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BUFFALO...BATAVIA
347 PM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

...LAKE EFFECT SNOW WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EST
THIS EVENING...
...WIND CHILL WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM SATURDAY TO
10 AM EST SUNDAY...

* LOCATIONS...NORTHERN ERIE AND GENESEE COUNTIES.

* TIMING...THE LAKE EFFECT SNOW WARNING IS IN EFFECT THROUGH
LATE THIS EVENING. THE WIND CHILL WARNING IS IN EFFECT FROM
LATE TONIGHT THROUGH LATE SUNDAY MORNING.

* ACCUMULATIONS...2 TO 4 INCHES FOR THE REMAINDER OF THIS
AFTERNOON NORTH AND 3 TO 5 INCHES TONIGHT.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH.

* VISIBILITIES...NEAR ZERO AT TIMES.

* TEMPERATURES...LOWS AROUND 5 BELOW TONIGHT. HIGHS ZERO TO 5
BELOW SATURDAY. LOWS AROUND 10 BELOW SATURDAY NIGHT. BETWEEN 5
BELOW AND 10 BELOW ZERO SUNDAY.

* WIND CHILL VALUES...AS LOW AS 30 BELOW.

* IMPACTS...LAKE EFFECT SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WILL RESULT IN
DIFFICULT TRAVEL AT TIMES WITH SNOW COVERED ROADS AND GREATLY
REDUCED VISIBILITIES. EXPECT COMMUTES TO BE GREATLY IMPACTED
BY FALLING AND BLOWING SNOW. IN ADDITION...WIND CHILLS AND
TEMPERATURES WILL REACH DANGEROUSLY COLD LEVELS. THE FRIGID
CONDITIONS COULD RESULT IN FROZEN PIPES...AND WILL QUICKLY LEAD
TO FROSTBITE AND HYPOTHERMIA IF YOU ARE NOT PROPERLY DRESSED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND CHILL WARNING IS ISSUED WHEN A STRONG WIND WILL COMBINE
WITH COLD TEMPERATURES TO CREATE DANGEROUSLY COLD CONDITIONS FOR
EXPOSED SKIN. THE WIND WILL MAKE IT FEEL LIKE IT IS 25 DEGREES
BELOW ZERO OR COLDER FOR SEVERAL HOURS. THOSE PLANNING TO VENTURE
OUTDOORS SHOULD USE COMMON SENSE AND DRESS WARMLY.

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

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.

&&

$$

Wind Chill Warning
NYZ012-019-020-085-130500-
/O.CON.KBUF.LE.W.0007.160212T2100Z-160213T1200Z/
/O.CON.KBUF.WC.W.0001.160213T1000Z-160214T1500Z/
WYOMING-CHAUTAUQUA-CATTARAUGUS-SOUTHERN ERIE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WARSAW...JAMESTOWN...OLEAN...
ORCHARD PARK...SPRINGVILLE
347 PM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

...LAKE EFFECT SNOW WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST
SATURDAY...
...WIND CHILL WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM SATURDAY TO
10 AM EST SUNDAY...

* LOCATIONS...SOUTHERN ERIE...WYOMING...CHAUTAUQUA...AND
CATTARAUGUS COUNTIES.

* TIMING...THE LAKE EFFECT SNOW WARNING IS IN EFFECT FROM LATE
THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH EARLY SATURDAY MORNING. THE WIND CHILL
WARNING IS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH LATE SUNDAY
MORNING.

* ACCUMULATIONS...5 TO 10 INCHES TONIGHT...AND 3 TO 5 INCHES
SATURDAY...LEADING TO STORM TOTALS OF 9 TO 18 INCHES IN THE MOST
PERSISTENT LAKE SNOWS.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.

* VISIBILITIES...NEAR ZERO AT TIMES.

* TEMPERATURES...LOWS ZERO TO 5 BELOW TONIGHT. HIGHS ZERO TO 5
BELOW SATURDAY. LOWS 5 BELOW TO 15 BELOW ZERO SATURDAY NIGHT.
BETWEEN 5 BELOW AND 15 BELOW ZERO SUNDAY.

* WIND CHILL VALUES...AS LOW AS 30 BELOW.

* IMPACTS...LAKE EFFECT SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WILL RESULT IN
DIFFICULT TRAVEL AT TIMES WITH SNOW COVERED ROADS AND GREATLY
REDUCED VISIBILITIES. IN ADDITION...WIND CHILLS AND
TEMPERATURES WILL REACH DANGEROUSLY COLD LEVELS. THE FRIGID
CONDITIONS COULD RESULT IN FROZEN PIPES...AND WILL QUICKLY
LEAD TO FROSTBITE AND HYPOTHERMIA IF YOU ARE NOT PROPERLY
DRESSED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND CHILL WARNING IS ISSUED WHEN A STRONG WIND WILL COMBINE
WITH COLD TEMPERATURES TO CREATE DANGEROUSLY COLD CONDITIONS FOR
EXPOSED SKIN. THE WIND WILL MAKE IT FEEL LIKE IT IS 25 DEGREES
BELOW ZERO OR COLDER FOR SEVERAL HOURS. THOSE PLANNING TO VENTURE
OUTDOORS SHOULD USE COMMON SENSE AND DRESS WARMLY.

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

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.

&&

$$

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