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Lake Effect Snow Warning, Wind Chill Watch

Statement as of 9:56 PM EST on February 11, 2016

Expires 11:00 AM EST on February 14, 2016


... Lake effect snow warning remains in effect from 4 PM Friday to
7 am EST Saturday...
... Wind chill watch remains in effect from late Friday night
through Sunday morning...

* locations... southern Erie County and Wyoming County.

* Timing... the lake effect snow warning is in effect from late
Friday afternoon through early Saturday morning. The wind
chill watch is in effect from late Friday night through late
Sunday morning.

* Accumulations... up to two inches Friday afternoon... 4 to 7
inches Friday night... and 1 to 2 inches Saturday... leading to
storm totals of 6 to 12 inches in the most persistent lake
snows.

* Winds... northwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.

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

* Temperatures... lows zero to 5 below Friday night. Highs zero to
5 above Saturday. Lows 5 below to 15 below zero Saturday night.

* Wind chill values... as low as 30 below late Friday night and
Saturday.

* Impacts... lake effect snow and blowing snow may result in
difficult travel at times with snow covered roads and greatly
reduced visibilities. Wind chills will reach dangerous levels.
Frigid temperatures have the potential to result in frozen
pipes... frostbite and hypothermia.

* Forecaster confidence... forecaster confidence in the wind
chill watch is medium. Warmer waters of Lake Erie may hold
wind chills to advisory criteria.

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.

A wind chill watch is issued when strong winds will combine with
cold temperatures to create dangerously cold conditions for
exposed skin. The wind will make it feel like it is 15 degrees
below zero or colder for a period of several hours. If you will
be outdoors use common sense and dress warmly... making sure that
all exposed skin is covered. If possible... avoid prolonged
exposure to the cold to prevent frostbite and hypothermia.

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






Public Information Statement

Statement as of 10:21 PM EST on February 11, 2016


Snowfall reports for the event that has been ongoing since late
Tuesday.

********************Storm total snowfall********************

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

New York

... Oswego County...
   Mexico 37.0 655 am 2/11 social media
   Parish 37.0 652 am 2/11 broadcast media
   SSE Oswego 32.0 900 am 2/11 social media
   Hastings 31.0 600 am 2/11 trained spotter
   Oswego 26.5 600 am 2/11 cocorahs
   Palermo 25.0 300 PM 2/11 social media
   N Scriba 24.0 1000 am 2/11 snow spotter
   Scriba 20.0 500 am 2/11 trained spotter
   West Monroe 9.0 845 PM 2/11 social media

... Wayne County...
   Williamson 5.0 832 am 2/11 trained spotter
   3 W Port Bay 4.0 700 am 2/11 public

&&

*****metadata*****
:2/11/2016, 655 am, NY, Oswego, Mexico, , , 43.46410, -76.23500, snow, 37.0, inch, social media,
:2/11/2016, 652 am, NY, Oswego, Parish, , , 43.40430, -76.12890, snow, 37.0, inch, broadcast media,
:2/11/2016, 900 am, NY, Oswego, Oswego, , SSE, 43.45840, -76.50290, snow, 32.0, inch, social media,
:2/11/2016, 600 am, NY, Oswego, Hastings, , , 43.37000, -76.15000, snow, 31.0, inch, trained spotter,
:2/11/2016, 600 am, NY, Oswego, Oswego, , , 43.44372, -76.40515, snow, 26.5, inch, cocorahs,
:2/11/2016, 300 PM, NY, Oswego, Palermo, , , 43.37000, -76.28000, snow, 25.0, inch, social media,
:2/11/2016, 1000 am, NY, Oswego, Scriba, , N, 43.47000, -76.43000, snow, 24.0, inch, snow spotter,
:2/11/2016, 500 am, NY, Oswego, Scriba, , , 43.47000, -76.43000, snow, 20.0, inch, trained spotter,
:2/11/2016, 845 PM, NY, Oswego, West Monroe, , , 43.28000, -76.07000, snow, 9.0, inch, social media,
:2/11/2016, 832 am, NY, Wayne, Williamson, , , 43.22000, -77.18000, snow, 5.0, inch, trained spotter,
:2/11/2016, 700 am, NY, Wayne, Port Bay, 3, W, 43.29100, -76.89900, snow, 4.0, inch, public,


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