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New York, Northern Cayuga

Lake Effect Snow Warning

Statement as of 12:28 AM EST on December 09, 2016

Expires 6:00 AM EST on December 10, 2016


... Lake effect snow warning remains in effect until 6 am EST
Saturday...

* locations... northern portions of Wayne and Cayuga counties.

* Timing... through late Friday night.

* Accumulations... 1 to 3 inches overnight... 1 to 3 inches
Friday... and 4 to 7 inches Friday night... leading to storm
totals of 6 to 12 inches in the most persistent lake snows.

* Winds... northwest 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph
producing some blowing and drifting snow.

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

* Impacts... lake effect snow will lead to significant
accumulations of snow on area roadways and very poor
visibilities at times... resulting in hazardous travel
conditions.

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.

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
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http://www.NWS.NOAA.Gov/os/notification/
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Special Statement

Statement as of 11:53 PM EST on December 08, 2016

Expires 1:45 AM EST on December 09, 2016


... A band of heavy lake effect snow will drop south of Lake
Ontario...

Just before midnight, a band of heavy lake effect snow is along the
south shores of Lake Ontario, extending eastward across southern
Oswego County. This band is producing snowfall rates of 1 to 3
inches an hour, with some thundersnow. The band is expected to drop
southward through 200 am, moving across Orleans, Monroe, Wayne, and
northern Cayuga counties, and exiting Oswego County. There will also
be gusty winds to 30 as this band moves through, resulting in areas
of blowing snow.

Locations impacted include...
Rochester, Greece, Irondequoit, Chili, Fulton, Brockport, East
Rochester, Medina, Albion and Hilton.

This includes the following highways...
Interstate 81 near Exit 32.

Use extra caution if you must travel into or through this dangerous
snow squall. Rapid changes in visibility and potentially slick roads
are likely to lead to accidents. Consider delaying travel until the
squall passes your location.

Lat... Lon 4316 7588 4320 7608 4327 7620 4321 7620
      4324 7626 4320 7627 4323 7631 4323 7648
      4303 7650 4299 7697 4300 7732 4313 7791
      4314 7845 4341 7846 4339 7779 4328 7754
      4333 7717 4331 7697 4339 7672 4334 7588

Apffel


1153 PM EST Thu Dec 8 2016

... A band of heavy lake effect snow will drop south of Lake
Ontario...

Just before midnight, a band of heavy lake effect snow is along the
south shores of Lake Ontario, extending eastward across southern
Oswego County. This band is producing snowfall rates of 1 to 3
inches an hour, with some thundersnow. The band is expected to drop
southward through 200 am, moving across Orleans, Monroe, Wayne, and
northern Cayuga counties, and exiting Oswego County. There will also
be gusty winds to 30 as this band moves through, resulting in areas
of blowing snow.

Locations impacted include...
Rochester, Greece, Irondequoit, Chili, Fulton, Brockport, East
Rochester, Medina, Albion and Hilton.

This includes the following highways...
Interstate 81 near Exit 32.

Use extra caution if you must travel into or through this dangerous
snow squall. Rapid changes in visibility and potentially slick roads
are likely to lead to accidents. Consider delaying travel until the
squall passes your location.

Lat... Lon 4316 7588 4320 7608 4327 7620 4321 7620
      4324 7626 4320 7627 4323 7631 4323 7648
      4303 7650 4299 7697 4300 7732 4313 7791
      4314 7845 4341 7846 4339 7779 4328 7754
      4333 7717 4331 7697 4339 7672 4334 7588

Apffel

Public Information Statement

Statement as of 10:03 PM EST on December 08, 2016


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

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

New York

... Cattaraugus County...
   Perrysburg 17.0 548 PM 12/08 coop observer
   Gowanda 12.0 720 PM 12/08 storm chaser
   Cattaraugus 9.0 706 PM 12/08 public

... Chautauqua County...
   2 NE Ripley 9.0 530 PM 12/08 trained spotter

... Erie County...
   East Concord 15.5 838 PM 12/08 trained spotter
   Sardinia 11.0 515 PM 12/08 trained spotter

... Jefferson County...
   Watertown 6.2 600 PM 12/08 trained spotter
   Fort Drum 6.0 859 PM 12/08 facebook report

... Oswego County...
   6 NW Redfield 8.0 945 PM 12/08 Post to twitter
   Oswego 3.0 555 PM 12/08 social media


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

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

New York

... Jefferson County...
   ENE West Carthage 4.0 930 PM 12/08 cocorahs

... Oswego County...
   8 NNW Redfield 7.5 830 PM 12/08 cocorahs

&&

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:12/08/2016, 548 PM, NY, Cattaraugus, Perrysburg, , , 42.46477, -79.00219, snow, 17.0, inch, coop observer,
:12/08/2016, 720 PM, NY, Cattaraugus, Gowanda, , , 42.46160, -78.93530, snow, 12.0, inch, storm chaser,
:12/08/2016, 706 PM, NY, Cattaraugus, Cattaraugus, , , 42.32970, -78.86790, snow, 9.0, inch, public,
:12/08/2016, 530 PM, NY, Chautauqua, Ripley, 2, NE, 42.28607, -79.68372, snow, 9.0, inch, trained spotter,
:12/08/2016, 838 PM, NY, Erie, East Concord, , , 42.55000, -78.63330, snow, 15.5, inch, trained spotter,
:12/08/2016, 515 PM, NY, Erie, Sardinia, , , 42.53330, -78.50000, snow, 11.0, inch, trained spotter,
:12/08/2016, 600 PM, NY, Jefferson, Watertown, , , 43.97360, -75.91020, snow, 6.2, inch, trained spotter,
:12/08/2016, 859 PM, NY, Jefferson, Fort Drum, , , 44.05340, -75.77380, snow, 6.0, inch, social media, facebook report
:12/08/2016, 945 PM, NY, Oswego, Redfield, 6, NW, 43.59470, -75.91813, snow, 8.0, inch, storm chaser, Post to twitter
:12/08/2016, 555 PM, NY, Oswego, Oswego, , , 43.45840, -76.50290, snow, 3.0, inch, social media,
:12/08/2016, 930 PM, NY, Jefferson, West Carthage, , ENE, 43.97494, -75.61640, snow_24, 4.0, inch, cocorahs,
:12/08/2016, 830 PM, NY, Oswego, Redfield, 8, NNW, 43.63920, -75.88250, snow_24, 7.5, inch, cocorahs,


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