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Lake Effect Snow Warning

Statement as of 9:19 AM EST on February 10, 2016

Expires 4:00 PM EST on February 11, 2016


... Lake effect snow warning in effect until 4 PM EST Thursday...

The National Weather Service in Buffalo has issued a lake effect
snow warning... which is in effect until 4 PM EST Thursday. The
lake effect Snow Advisory is no longer in effect.

* Locations... Niagara... Orleans... and Monroe counties... with the
greatest snowfall amounts expected along and a bit inland from
the Lake Ontario shoreline and mainly north of downtown
Rochester.

* Timing... through late Thursday afternoon.

* Accumulations... 4 to 8 inches today... 2 to 4 inches tonight...
and 1 to 3 inches Thursday... leading to storm totals of 7 to 15 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
hazardous travel at times with snow covered roads and greatly
reduced visibilities.

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.

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

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.


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... 4330 7690 4329 7765 4338 7820 4338 7859
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Special Statement

Statement as of 11:47 AM EST on February 10, 2016

Expires 1:15 PM EST on February 10, 2016


... A band of lake effect snow will impact far northern Orleans and
northern Niagara counties through 1 PM...

At 1141 am EST... a band of lake effect snow producing snow fall
rates of 2 to 3 inches per hour was hugging the Lake Ontario
shoreline of Niagara and Orleans counties. Areas south of this band
however will see little snow early this afternoon.

Locations impacted include...
Newfane... Waterport... Fort Niagara State Park... Lakeside Beach State
Park... Kent... Kendall... Wilson... Lyndonville... Barker and Appleton.

Visibilities will drop quickly to less than a quarter of a mile in
this band of lake effect snow.

Conditions can deteriorate rapidly in winter weather situations. Be
prepared for snow or ice covered roads. Slow down and allow extra
time when traveling.

Lat... Lon 4337 7853 4336 7800 4330 7800 4326 7906


Zaff


1147 am EST Wed Feb 10 2016

... A band of lake effect snow will impact far northern Orleans and
northern Niagara counties through 1 PM...

At 1141 am EST... a band of lake effect snow producing snow fall
rates of 2 to 3 inches per hour was hugging the Lake Ontario
shoreline of Niagara and Orleans counties. Areas south of this band
however will see little snow early this afternoon.

Locations impacted include...
Newfane... Waterport... Fort Niagara State Park... Lakeside Beach State
Park... Kent... Kendall... Wilson... Lyndonville... Barker and Appleton.

Visibilities will drop quickly to less than a quarter of a mile in
this band of lake effect snow.

Conditions can deteriorate rapidly in winter weather situations. Be
prepared for snow or ice covered roads. Slow down and allow extra
time when traveling.

Lat... Lon 4337 7853 4336 7800 4330 7800 4326 7906


Zaff

Public Information Statement

Statement as of 12:30 PM EST on February 10, 2016


********************storm total snowfall********************

Location storm total time/date comments
                     snowfall of
                     /inches/ measurement

New York

... Cattaraugus County...
   Perrysburg 8.0 1100 am 2/10 coop observer

... Erie County...
   Sardinia 4.0 1138 am 2/10 public

... Monroe County...
   Hilton 8.0 1050 am 2/10 social media

... Niagara County...
   3 S Wilson 3.3 1030 am 2/10 trained spotter


**********************24 hour snowfall**********************

Location 24 hour time/date comments
                     snowfall of
                     /inches/ measurement

New York

... Chautauqua County...
   2 SW Forestville 5.0 1030 am 2/10 cocorahs

&&

*****metadata*****
:2/10/2016, 1100 am, NY, Cattaraugus, Perrysburg, , , 42.46477, -79.00219, snow, 8.0, inch, coop observer,
:2/10/2016, 1138 am, NY, Erie, Sardinia, , , 42.53330, -78.50000, snow, 4.0, inch, public,
:2/10/2016, 1050 am, NY, Monroe, Hilton, , , 43.28990, -77.79280, snow, 8.0, inch, social media,
:2/10/2016, 1030 am, NY, Niagara, Wilson, 3, S, 43.26447, -78.83055, snow, 3.3, inch, trained spotter,
:2/10/2016, 1030 am, NY, Chautauqua, Forestville, 2, SW, 42.44736, -79.20445, snow_24, 5.0, inch, cocorahs,


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