Alerts

Lake Effect Snow Advisory

The following areas are affected:

  • Chautauqua
  • Cattaraugus
  • Southern Erie
  • Chautauqua
  • Cattaraugus
  • Southern Erie

Lake Effect Snow Advisory In Effect Until 2 Pm Est This
Afternoon
Wind Chill Advisory Remains In Effect From 4 Pm This Afternoon
To 9 Am Est Saturday
The National Weather Service In Buffalo Has Issued A Lake Effect
Snow Advisory Which Is In Effect Until 2 Pm Est This Afternoon.
- Locations Southern Erie Chautauqua And Cattaraugus Counties.
- Timing The Lake Effect Snow Advisory Is In Effect Through
Early This Afternoon. The Wind Chill Advisory Is In Effect
From Late This Afternoon Through Late Saturday Morning.
- Accumulations Additional 3 To 5 Inches Today.
- Winds Northwest 10 To 20 Mph.
- Visibilities As Low A A Half Mile At Times.
- Wind Chill Values As Low As 20 Below.
- Impacts Lake Effect Snow Today Will Bring Snow Covered And
Slippery Roads. Bitterly Cold Wind Chills Tonight Will Quickly
Bring Frostbite To Exposed Skin.
Precautionary/preparedness Actions
A Wind Chill Advisory Is Issued When Strong Wind 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.
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.
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

Wind Chill Advisory

The following areas are affected:

  • McKean
  • Potter

Wind Chill Advisory Remains In Effect From 7 Pm This Evening
To 11 Am Est Saturday
Winter Weather Advisory Is Cancelled
The National Weather Service In State College Has Cancelled The
Winter Weather Advisory.
- Wind Chill 10 To 20 Below Zero Tonight Through Early Saturday
Morning.
- Winds 15 To 25 Mph Sustained With Gusts To 45 Mph.
Precautionary/preparedness Actions
If You Will Be Outdoors Dress In Layers And Wear A Hat And
Gloves. Young Children The Elderly And The Homeless Are
Especially Vulnerable To The Cold. Appropriate Action Should Be
Taken To Ensure Pets Have Adequate Protection From The Cold
Temperatures.

Wind Chill Advisory

The following areas are affected:

  • Allegany
  • Wyoming

Wind Chill Advisory Remains In Effect From 4 Pm This Afternoon
To 9 Am Est Saturday
- Locations Wyoming And Allegany Counties.
- Timing From Late This Afternoon Through Late Saturday
Morning.
- Wind Chill Values As Low As 20 Below.
- Impacts Bitterly Cold Wind Chills Tonight Will Quickly Bring
Frostbite To Exposed Skin.
Precautionary/preparedness Actions
A Wind Chill Advisory Is Issued When Strong Wind 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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