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Lake Effect Snow Advisory
NYZ010-110400-
/O.CON.KBUF.LE.Y.0020.161211T0400Z-161211T1400Z/
NORTHERN ERIE-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...BUFFALO
249 PM EST SAT DEC 10 2016

...LAKE EFFECT SNOW ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM THIS
EVENING TO 9 AM EST SUNDAY...

* LOCATIONS...NORTHERN ERIE COUNTY. GREATEST AMOUNTS CLOSE TO
LAKE ERIE FROM SOUTH BUFFALO INTO THE SOUTHTOWNS.

* TIMING...FROM LATE THIS EVENING THROUGH LATE SUNDAY MORNING.

* ACCUMULATIONS...3 TO 6 INCHES OVERNIGHT AND EARLY SUNDAY MORNING
IN PERSISTENT SNOWS.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.

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

* IMPACTS...LAKE EFFECT SNOW WILL PRODUCE ACCUMULATIONS OF SNOW
ON AREA ROADWAYS AND POOR VISIBILITIES AT TIMES...RESULTING IN
HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS.

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.

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

&&

$$

Lake Effect Snow Warning
NYZ085-110400-
/O.CON.KBUF.LE.W.0009.000000T0000Z-161211T0600Z/
SOUTHERN ERIE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ORCHARD PARK...SPRINGVILLE
249 PM EST SAT DEC 10 2016

...LAKE EFFECT SNOW WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM EST
SUNDAY...

* LOCATIONS...SOUTHERN ERIE COUNTY. GREATEST AMOUNTS ACROSS THE
BOSTON HILLS THROUGH LATE AFTERNOON...THEN ALONG THE LAKE ERIE
SHORE TONIGHT.

* TIMING...THROUGH OVERNIGHT TONIGHT.

* ACCUMULATIONS...ADDITIONAL 4 TO 7 INCHES TONIGHT IN PERSISTENT
SNOWS.

* WINDS...WEST 10 TO 20 MPH.

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

* IMPACTS...HEAVY LAKE EFFECT SNOW WILL PRODUCE SIGNIFICANT
ACCUMULATIONS OF SNOW ON AREA ROADWAYS AND POOR VISIBILITIES
AT TIMES...RESULTING IN HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS WITHIN THE
MOST INTENSE PORTION OF THE BAND. BE PREPARED FOR DIFFICULT
WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS WITH GREATLY REDUCED VISIBILITY AND
SNOW COVER ON ROADS. THIS INCLUDES THE NEW YORK STATE THRUWAY
FROM HAMBURG TO SILVER CREEK.

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.

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_SNOWAAA.HTM
TO VIEW THE EXPERIMENTAL POLYGONS PLEASE SEE:
HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/BUF/LESPOLYGON
COORD...4256 7845 4257 7881 4232 7975 4203 7976
4217 7853 4226 7831
TIME Y16M12D10T1700Z-Y16M12D11T0300Z
COORD...4277 7864 4276 7884 4260 7926 4245 7895
4257 7843
TIME Y16M12D11T0300Z-Y16M12D11T0600Z

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