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New York, Jefferson

Lake Effect Snow Warning

Statement as of 10:49 AM EST on December 07, 2016

Expires 6:00 AM EST on December 09, 2016


... Lake effect snow warning remains in effect from 6 am Thursday
to 6 am EST Friday...

* locations... Jefferson and Lewis counties. Greatest amounts
across higher terrain inland from Lake Ontario.

* Timing... from late tonight through late Thursday night.

* Accumulations... 4 to 8 inches Thursday and 12 to 24 inches
Thursday night... leading to storm totals of more than 2 feet
in the most persistent lake snows.

* Winds... west 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph.

* Visibilities... as low as a quarter mile at times.

* Impacts... heavy lake effect snow and areas of blowing snow will
lead to significant accumulations of snow on area roadways and
very poor visibilities at times... resulting in hazardous to
nearly impossible travel conditions at times within the most
intense portion of the band. If you must travel be prepared for
severe winter weather driving conditions with near zero
visibility and deep snow cover on roads. This includes
Interstate 81 south of Watertown.

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
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