Jefferson County, New York
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Lake Effect Snow Warning
NYZ007-008-121100-
/O.CON.KBUF.LE.W.0006.160212T0900Z-160213T0600Z/
/O.CON.KBUF.WC.A.0001.160213T0900Z-160214T1600Z/
JEFFERSON-LEWIS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WATERTOWN...LOWVILLE
956 PM EST THU FEB 11 2016

...LAKE EFFECT SNOW WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM FRIDAY TO
1 AM EST SATURDAY...
...WIND CHILL WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE FRIDAY NIGHT
THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...

* LOCATIONS...JEFFERSON AND NORTHERN LEWIS COUNTIES.

* TIMING...THE LAKE EFFECT SNOW WARNING IS IN EFFECT FROM LATE
TONIGHT THROUGH OVERNIGHT FRIDAY NIGHT. THE WIND CHILL WATCH
IS IN EFFECT FROM LATE FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH LATE SUNDAY
MORNING.

* ACCUMULATIONS...UP TO 2 INCHES OVERNIGHT...6 TO 12 INCHES
FRIDAY...AND 5 TO 9 INCHES FRIDAY NIGHT...LEADING TO STORM
TOTALS OF 2 FEET OR MORE IN THE MOST PERSISTENT LAKE SNOWS.

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

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

* TEMPERATURES...LOWS 5 BELOW TO 10 BELOW ZERO FRIDAY NIGHT. HIGHS
5 BELOW TO 10 BELOW ZERO SATURDAY. LOWS 20 BELOW TO 25 BELOW
ZERO SATURDAY NIGHT.

* WIND CHILL VALUES...AS LOW AS 45 BELOW FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH
SUNDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS...LAKE EFFECT SNOW MAY RESULT IN DIFFICULT TRAVEL AT
TIMES WITH SNOW COVERED ROADS AND GREATLY REDUCED
VISIBILITIES. WIND CHILLS WILL REACH DANGEROUS LEVELS. FRIGID
TEMPERATURES HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO RESULT IN FROZEN PIPES...
FROSTBITE AND HYPOTHERMIA.

* FORECASTER CONFIDENCE...FORECASTER CONFIDENCE IN THE WIND
CHILL WATCH IS HIGH.

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.

A WIND CHILL WATCH IS ISSUED WHEN STRONG WINDS WILL COMBINE WITH
COLD TEMPERATURES TO CREATE DANGEROUSLY COLD CONDITIONS FOR
EXPOSED SKIN. THE WIND WILL MAKE IT FEEL LIKE IT IS 15 DEGREES
BELOW ZERO OR COLDER FOR A PERIOD OF SEVERAL HOURS. IF YOU WILL
BE OUTDOORS USE COMMON SENSE AND DRESS WARMLY...MAKING SURE THAT
ALL EXPOSED SKIN IS COVERED. IF POSSIBLE...AVOID PROLONGED
EXPOSURE TO THE COLD TO PREVENT FROSTBITE AND HYPOTHERMIA.

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

&&

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_SNOW.HTM
TO VIEW THE EXPERIMENTAL POLYGONS PLEASE SEE:
HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/BUF/LESPOLYGON
COORD...4402 7531 4411 7518 4412 7554 4402 7598
4389 7622 4367 7620 4371 7592 4391 7576
TIME Y16M02D12T0900Z-Y16M02D12T1200Z

$$

Wind Chill Watch
NYZ007-008-121100-
/O.CON.KBUF.LE.W.0006.160212T0900Z-160213T0600Z/
/O.CON.KBUF.WC.A.0001.160213T0900Z-160214T1600Z/
JEFFERSON-LEWIS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WATERTOWN...LOWVILLE
956 PM EST THU FEB 11 2016

...LAKE EFFECT SNOW WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM FRIDAY TO
1 AM EST SATURDAY...
...WIND CHILL WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE FRIDAY NIGHT
THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...

* LOCATIONS...JEFFERSON AND NORTHERN LEWIS COUNTIES.

* TIMING...THE LAKE EFFECT SNOW WARNING IS IN EFFECT FROM LATE
TONIGHT THROUGH OVERNIGHT FRIDAY NIGHT. THE WIND CHILL WATCH
IS IN EFFECT FROM LATE FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH LATE SUNDAY
MORNING.

* ACCUMULATIONS...UP TO 2 INCHES OVERNIGHT...6 TO 12 INCHES
FRIDAY...AND 5 TO 9 INCHES FRIDAY NIGHT...LEADING TO STORM
TOTALS OF 2 FEET OR MORE IN THE MOST PERSISTENT LAKE SNOWS.

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

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

* TEMPERATURES...LOWS 5 BELOW TO 10 BELOW ZERO FRIDAY NIGHT. HIGHS
5 BELOW TO 10 BELOW ZERO SATURDAY. LOWS 20 BELOW TO 25 BELOW
ZERO SATURDAY NIGHT.

* WIND CHILL VALUES...AS LOW AS 45 BELOW FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH
SUNDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS...LAKE EFFECT SNOW MAY RESULT IN DIFFICULT TRAVEL AT
TIMES WITH SNOW COVERED ROADS AND GREATLY REDUCED
VISIBILITIES. WIND CHILLS WILL REACH DANGEROUS LEVELS. FRIGID
TEMPERATURES HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO RESULT IN FROZEN PIPES...
FROSTBITE AND HYPOTHERMIA.

* FORECASTER CONFIDENCE...FORECASTER CONFIDENCE IN THE WIND
CHILL WATCH IS HIGH.

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.

A WIND CHILL WATCH IS ISSUED WHEN STRONG WINDS WILL COMBINE WITH
COLD TEMPERATURES TO CREATE DANGEROUSLY COLD CONDITIONS FOR
EXPOSED SKIN. THE WIND WILL MAKE IT FEEL LIKE IT IS 15 DEGREES
BELOW ZERO OR COLDER FOR A PERIOD OF SEVERAL HOURS. IF YOU WILL
BE OUTDOORS USE COMMON SENSE AND DRESS WARMLY...MAKING SURE THAT
ALL EXPOSED SKIN IS COVERED. IF POSSIBLE...AVOID PROLONGED
EXPOSURE TO THE COLD TO PREVENT FROSTBITE AND HYPOTHERMIA.

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

&&

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_SNOW.HTM
TO VIEW THE EXPERIMENTAL POLYGONS PLEASE SEE:
HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/BUF/LESPOLYGON
COORD...4402 7531 4411 7518 4412 7554 4402 7598
4389 7622 4367 7620 4371 7592 4391 7576
TIME Y16M02D12T0900Z-Y16M02D12T1200Z

$$

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