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Latest Winter Weather Watch/Warning/Advisory by KBUF
Issued 12/11/2013 4:00 PM America/New_York.
Valid through 12/13/2013 1:00 PM America/New_York.
wwus41 kbuf 120437
including the cities of...warsaw...jamestown...olean...
1137 pm est wed dec 11 2013
...lake effect snow warning in effect from 10 am thursday to 1 pm
the national weather service in buffalo has issued a lake effect
snow warning...which is in effect from 10 am thursday to 1 pm est
friday. the lake effect snow watch is no longer in effect.
* locations...chautaqua...southern erie...wyoming...and northern
portions of cattaraugus county.
* timing...late thursday morning through early friday afternoon.
* accumulations...3 to 5 inches thursday...3 to 6 inches
thursday night...and 1 to 3 inches friday...leading to storm
totals of 7 to 14 inches in the most persistent lake snows.
* winds...west 15 to 25 mph.
* visibilities...as low as a quarter mile at times.
* impacts...travel will be very difficult at times...with snow
covered roads...areas of blowing and drifting snow...and very
poor visibility. travel on interstate 90 will be significantly
impacted at times.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org...posting
to the nws buffalo facebook page...or tweet...using the hashtag