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New York, Northern Herkimer

Lake Effect Snow Warning

Statement as of 4:53 AM EST on December 08, 2016

Expires 7:00 AM EST on December 09, 2016


... Lake effect snow warning remains in effect from 9 am this
morning to 7 am EST Friday...

* locations... northern Herkimer and Hamilton counties in the
western Adirondacks.

* Accumulations... snow accumulation of 8 to 12 inches across
northern Herkimer County. The higher totals will be from Route
28 and Old Forge northward. Isolated higher amounts more than a
foot are possible. Snow accumulation of 6 to 10 inches in
western Hamilton County... especially west of Raquette Lake and
north of Route 28.

* Timing... Thursday late morning through Friday mid morning. Snow
rates to 1 to 2 inches per hour are possible in the mid
afternoon into the early evening. The band of lake effect snow
will shift south of the region by Friday mid morning.

* Impacts... heavy lake effect snowbands and gusty winds will
lead to blowing and drifting of snow with near whiteout
conditions. Roads will become snow covered and treacherous to
travel on.

* Winds... west 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 30 mph.

* Temperatures... in the lower to mid 20s.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A lake effect snow warning means significant amounts of lake-
effect snow are forecast that will make travel very hazardous or
impossible. Lake-effect snow showers typically align themselves
in bands and will likely be intense enough to drop 1 to several
inches of snow per hour for several hours. Visibilities vary
greatly and can drop to zero within minutes. Travel is strongly
discouraged. Commerce could be severely impacted. If you must
travel... keep an extra flashlight... food... and water in your
vehicle in case of an emergency.



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