Cattaraugus County, New York
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Lake Effect Snow Warning
NYZ019-020-120800-
/O.CAN.KBUF.LE.W.0006.000000T0000Z-160212T0000Z/
/O.CON.KBUF.LE.W.0007.160212T2100Z-160213T1200Z/
/O.CON.KBUF.WC.A.0001.160213T0900Z-160214T1600Z/
CHAUTAUQUA-CATTARAUGUS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...JAMESTOWN...OLEAN
654 PM EST THU FEB 11 2016

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

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BUFFALO HAS CANCELLED THE LAKE
EFFECT SNOW WARNING.

* LOCATIONS...CHAUTAUQUA AND CATTARAUGUS COUNTIES.

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

* ACCUMULATIONS...UP TO 2 INCHES FRIDAY... 4 TO 8 INCHES FRIDAY
NIGHT...AND 1 TO 2 INCHES SATURDAY.

* WINDS...WEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH LATE FRIDAY
AND FRIDAY NIGHT.

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

* TEMPERATURES...LOWS AROUND ZERO FRIDAY NIGHT. HIGHS ZERO
INLAND TO 5 ABOVE LAKESHORE SATURDAY. LOWS 5 BELOW TO 15 BELOW
ZERO SATURDAY NIGHT.

* WIND CHILL VALUES...AS LOW AS 30 BELOW LATE FRIDAY NIGHT AND
SATURDAY.

* IMPACTS...LAKE EFFECT SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WILL 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...FORECAST CONFIDENCE IN THE WIND CHILL
WATCH IS HIGH INLAND...AND MEDIUM ALONG THE LAKESHORE. WARMER
WATERS OF LAKE ERIE MAY HOLD SOME WIND CHILLS TO ADVISORY
CRITERIA..

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

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.

&&

$$

Wind Chill Watch
NYZ019-020-120800-
/O.CAN.KBUF.LE.W.0006.000000T0000Z-160212T0000Z/
/O.CON.KBUF.LE.W.0007.160212T2100Z-160213T1200Z/
/O.CON.KBUF.WC.A.0001.160213T0900Z-160214T1600Z/
CHAUTAUQUA-CATTARAUGUS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...JAMESTOWN...OLEAN
654 PM EST THU FEB 11 2016

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

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BUFFALO HAS CANCELLED THE LAKE
EFFECT SNOW WARNING.

* LOCATIONS...CHAUTAUQUA AND CATTARAUGUS COUNTIES.

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

* ACCUMULATIONS...UP TO 2 INCHES FRIDAY... 4 TO 8 INCHES FRIDAY
NIGHT...AND 1 TO 2 INCHES SATURDAY.

* WINDS...WEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH LATE FRIDAY
AND FRIDAY NIGHT.

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

* TEMPERATURES...LOWS AROUND ZERO FRIDAY NIGHT. HIGHS ZERO
INLAND TO 5 ABOVE LAKESHORE SATURDAY. LOWS 5 BELOW TO 15 BELOW
ZERO SATURDAY NIGHT.

* WIND CHILL VALUES...AS LOW AS 30 BELOW LATE FRIDAY NIGHT AND
SATURDAY.

* IMPACTS...LAKE EFFECT SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WILL 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...FORECAST CONFIDENCE IN THE WIND CHILL
WATCH IS HIGH INLAND...AND MEDIUM ALONG THE LAKESHORE. WARMER
WATERS OF LAKE ERIE MAY HOLD SOME WIND CHILLS TO ADVISORY
CRITERIA..

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

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.

&&

$$

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