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Lake Effect Snow Advisory

The following area is affected:

  • McKean

PAZ005-101530-
/O.NEW.KCTP.LE.Y.0003.160210T0600Z-160211T1800Z/
MCKEAN-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...BRADFORD
1028 PM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

...LAKE EFFECT SNOW ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST THURSDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN STATE COLLEGE HAS ISSUED A LAKE
EFFECT SNOW ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST THURSDAY.

* HAZARD TYPES...LAKE EFFECT SNOW.

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 4 TO 6 INCHES.

* TIMING...LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP
OVERNIGHT AND CONTINUE INTO WEDNESDAY NIGHT...AND POSSIBLY
EVEN INTO THURSDAY.

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 STATE
COLLEGE BY SENDING AN EMAIL TO CTP.STORMREPORTS@NOAA.GOV...
POSTING TO THE NWS STATE COLLEGE FACEBOOK PAGE...OR TWEET...USING
THE HASHTAG C...T...P...W...X.
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Lake Effect Snow Warning

The following areas are affected:

  • Cattaraugus
  • Chautauqua

NYZ019-020-101045-
/O.CON.KBUF.LE.W.0006.160210T0400Z-160211T2100Z/
CHAUTAUQUA-CATTARAUGUS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...JAMESTOWN...OLEAN
945 PM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

...LAKE EFFECT SNOW WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST
THURSDAY...

* LOCATIONS...CHAUTAUQUA AND CATTARAUGUS COUNTIES. GREATEST SNOW
AMOUNTS EXPECTED JUST INLAND FROM LAKE ERIE ALONG THE
CHAUTAUQUA RIDGE.

* TIMING...FROM LATE THIS EVENING THROUGH LATE THURSDAY
AFTERNOON.

* ACCUMULATIONS...1 TO 3 INCHES OVERNIGHT...3 TO 5 INCHES
WEDNESDAY...2 TO 4 INCHES WEDNESDAY NIGHT...AND 1 TO 3 INCHES
THURSDAY...LEADING TO STORM TOTALS OF 7 TO 14 INCHES IN THE
MOST PERSISTENT LAKE SNOWS.

* WINDS...WEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

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

* IMPACTS...LAKE EFFECT SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WILL RESULT IN
VERY DIFFICULT TRAVEL AT TIMES WITH SNOW COVERED ROADS AND
POOR VISIBILITY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

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

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Lake Effect Snow Advisory

The following area is affected:

  • Erie

NYZ085-101045-
/O.CON.KBUF.LE.Y.0014.160210T0400Z-160211T2100Z/
SOUTHERN ERIE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ORCHARD PARK...SPRINGVILLE
945 PM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

...LAKE EFFECT SNOW ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST
THURSDAY...

* LOCATIONS...SOUTHERN ERIE COUNTY. GREATEST SNOW AMOUNTS
EXPECTED JUST INLAND FROM LAKE ERIE ACROSS THE BOSTON HILLS.

* TIMING...FROM LATE THIS EVENING THROUGH LATE THURSDAY
AFTERNOON.

* ACCUMULATIONS...AROUND AN INCH OVERNIGHT...1 TO 3 INCHES
WEDNESDAY...1 TO 3 INCHES WEDNESDAY NIGHT...AND UP TO 2 INCHES
THURSDAY...LEADING TO STORM TOTALS OF 5 TO 10 INCHES IN THE
MOST PERSISTENT LAKE SNOWS.

* WINDS...WEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

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

* IMPACTS...LAKE EFFECT SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WILL RESULT IN
DIFFICULT TRAVEL AT TIMES WITH SNOW COVERED ROADS AND POOR
VISIBILITY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

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

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