Lake Effect Snow Warning

Published 02/10 2016 06:43AM

Updated 02/10 2016 07:44AM

Issued at: 02/10/2016 10:00:00 AM EST
Expires on: 02/12/2016 4:00:00 AM EST
Counties affected: Wayne NYZ004>006-101945- /O.CON.KBUF.LE.W.0006.160210T1500Z-160212T0900Z/ WAYNE-NORTHERN CAYUGA-OSWEGO- INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NEWARK...FAIR HAVEN...OSWEGO 639 AM EST WED FEB 10 2016 ...LAKE EFFECT SNOW WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS MORNING TO 4 AM EST FRIDAY... * LOCATIONS...WAYNE...NORTHERN CAYUGA...AND OSWEGO COUNTIES... WITH THE GREATEST SNOW AMOUNTS EXPECTED FROM NORTHEASTERN WAYNE COUNTY ACROSS NORTHERN CAYUGA AND SOUTHERN OSWEGO COUNTIES. * TIMING...FROM LATE THIS MORNING THROUGH LATE THURSDAY NIGHT. * ACCUMULATIONS...1 TO 3 INCHES TODAY...3 TO 5 INCHES TONIGHT... 3 TO 5 INCHES THURSDAY...AND 4 TO 8 INCHES THURSDAY NIGHT... LEADING TO STORM TOTALS OF 10 TO 20 INCHES IN THE MOST PERSISTENT LAKE SNOWS. * WINDS...WEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH. * VISIBILITIES...AS LOW AS A QUARTER MILE AT TIMES. * IMPACTS...LAKE EFFECT SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WILL RESULT IN VERY DIFFICULT TRAVEL AT TIMES WITH SNOW COVERED ROADS AND GREATLY REDUCED VISIBILITIES. 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_SNOW.HTM TO VIEW THE EXPERIMENTAL POLYGONS PLEASE SEE: HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/BUF/LESPOLYGON COORD...4341 7583 4361 7581 4363 7620 4324 7688 4324 7606 TIME Y16M02D10T1500Z-Y16M02D11T0000Z COORD...4324 7645 4333 7627 4337 7668 4326 7694 4325 7727 4302 7650 TIME Y16M02D11T0000Z-Y16M02D11T0900Z COORD...4330 7618 4329 7723 4311 7717 4302 7650 4318 7647 4316 7588 TIME Y16M02D11T0900Z-Y16M02D11T1800Z COORD...4326 7622 4335 7673 4326 7694 4324 7733 4302 7650 4320 7647 TIME Y16M02D11T1800Z-Y16M02D12T0600Z COORD...4352 7584 4363 7620 4331 7672 4325 7609 4331 7588 TIME Y16M02D12T0600Z-Y16M02D12T0900Z $$

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