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Lake Effect Snow Warning


URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
1228 AM EST FRI DEC 9 2016

NYZ006-091330-
/O.CON.KBUF.LE.W.0009.000000T0000Z-161210T1100Z/
OSWEGO-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...OSWEGO
1228 AM EST FRI DEC 9 2016

...LAKE EFFECT SNOW WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EST
SATURDAY...

* LOCATIONS...OSWEGO COUNTY. GREATEST AMOUNTS ACROSS HIGHER
  TERRAIN OF THE TUG HILL PLATEAU.

* TIMING...THROUGH LATE FRIDAY NIGHT.

* ACCUMULATIONS...ADDITIONAL 1 TO 3 INCHES OVERNIGHT...1 TO 3
  INCHES FRIDAY...AND UP TO 2 INCHES FRIDAY NIGHT.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH
  PRODUCING BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW.

* VISIBILITIES...LESS THAN A QUARTER MILE AT TIMES.

* IMPACTS...HEAVY LAKE EFFECT SNOW AND AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW WILL
  LEAD TO SIGNIFICANT ACCUMULATIONS OF SNOW. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL BE
  PREPARED FOR DIFFICULT WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS WITH VISIBILITY
  BELOW A QUARTER MILE.

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
HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/BUF/POLYGON_PDD
HTTP://WWW.NWS.NOAA.GOV/OS/NOTIFICATION/
PNS15LAKE_EFFECT_SNOWAAA.HTM
TO VIEW THE EXPERIMENTAL POLYGONS PLEASE SEE:
HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/BUF/LESPOLYGON
COORD...4408 7515 4403 7592 4385 7629 4352 7644
        4333 7606 4360 7513
TIME Y16M12D09T0000Z-Y16M12D09T0600Z
COORD...4333 7587 4350 7605 4333 7669 4331 7723
        4312 7729 4296 7695 4302 7650 4324 7645
TIME Y16M12D09T0600Z-Y16M12D09T1200Z
COORD...4329 7584 4348 7600 4325 7720 4306 7709
        4302 7650 4322 7647
TIME Y16M12D09T1200Z-Y16M12D10T0300Z
COORD...4326 7645 4332 7687 4333 7738 4324 7739
        4305 7695 4302 7650
TIME Y16M12D10T0300Z-Y16M12D10T1100Z

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BINGHAMTON NY
944 PM EST THU DEC 8 2016

NYZ009-091200-
/O.CON.KBGM.LE.W.0006.000000T0000Z-161209T1200Z/
NORTHERN ONEIDA-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...BOONVILLE
944 PM EST THU DEC 8 2016

...LAKE EFFECT SNOW WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST
FRIDAY...

* LOCATIONS...NORTHERN ONEIDA COUNTY.

* ACCUMULATIONS...TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 6 TO 12 INCHES WITH
  THE HEAVIEST SNOWFALL EXPECTED CLOSE TO THE LEWIS AND OSWEGO COUNTY
  BORDERS.

* TIMING...SNOW SHOWERS HAVE BEEN ONGOING THIS EVENING ACROSS
  NORTHERN ONEIDA WITH RATES OF 1 TO 2 INCHES PER HOUR. THE BAND
  WILL CONTINUE TO SHIFT SOUTH TONIGHT...AND MOVE OUT OF THE AREA
  BY FRIDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS...THE HEAVY SNOW MAY MAKE MANY ROADS IMPASSABLE AND MAY
  PRODUCE WIDESPREAD POWER OUTAGES DUE TO THE WEIGHT OF THE SNOW
  ON TREE LIMBS AND POWER LINES.

* WINDS...WEST 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE 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.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBANY NY
557 PM EST THU DEC 8 2016


NYZ032-033-091000-
/O.CON.KALY.LE.W.0005.000000T0000Z-161209T1200Z/
NORTHERN HERKIMER-HAMILTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BIG MOOSE...EAGLE BAY...MCKEEVER...
OLD FORGE...ATWELL...NOBLEBORO...NORTHWOOD...LONG LAKE...
SABATTIS...HOFFMEISTER...WELLS
557 PM EST THU DEC 8 2016

...LAKE EFFECT SNOW WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST
FRIDAY...

* LOCATIONS...NORTHERN HERKIMER AND HAMILTON COUNTIES IN THE
  WESTERN ADIRONDACKS.

* ACCUMULATIONS...LOCALIZED ADDITIONAL SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 4 TO 8
  INCHES ACROSS NORTHERN HERKIMER COUNTY. THE HIGHER ADDITIONAL
  TOTALS WILL BE MAINLY SOUTH OF ROUTE 28 AND OLD FORGE...BETWEEN
  MCKEEVER AND ATWELL. ISOLATED HIGHER AMOUNTS MORE THAN A FOOT
  ARE POSSIBLE. ADDITIONAL SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 3 TO 6 INCHES IN
  EXTREME WESTERN HAMILTON COUNTY...ESPECIALLY SOUTH OF ROUTE
  28...AND NORTH OF HOFFMEISTER AND PISECO.

* TIMING...SNOW RATES OF 1 TO 3 INCHES PER HOUR ARE POSSIBLE
  THROUGH MIDNIGHT. THE BAND OF LAKE EFFECT SNOW WILL SHIFT SOUTH
  OF THE REGION BY 7 AM FRIDAY 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...FALLING INTO THE
  TEENS FRIDAY MORNING.

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.

&&

$$


Lake Effect Snow Advisory


URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BINGHAMTON NY
944 PM EST THU DEC 8 2016

NYZ017-018-036-037-044>046-100245-
/O.CON.KBGM.LE.Y.0006.161209T0300Z-161210T1200Z/
SOUTHERN CAYUGA-ONONDAGA-MADISON-SOUTHERN ONEIDA-CORTLAND-
CHENANGO-OTSEGO-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...AUBURN...SYRACUSE...HAMILTON...ONEIDA...
ROME...UTICA...CORTLAND...NORWICH...ONEONTA
944 PM EST THU DEC 8 2016

...LAKE EFFECT SNOW ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST
SATURDAY...

* LOCATIONS...SOUTHERN CAYUGA...ONONDAGA...MADISON...CORTLAND...
  CHENANGO AND OTSEGO COUNTIES.

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 4 TO 8 INCHES, WITH MUCH OF
  THE SNOWFALL OCCURRING FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT. THE HIGHER
  TERRAIN IN SOUTHERN ONONDAGA AND SOUTHERN MADISON COUNTIES WILL
  SEE THE MOST SNOWFALL.

* TIMING...MORE INTENSE SNOW SHOWERS ARE EXPECTED TO BEGIN LATER
  TONIGHT WITH THE MORE PERSISTENT AND HEAVIER LAKE EFFECT SNOW
  BANDS DEVELOPING IN THE REGION DURING THE DAY FRIDAY. INTENSE
  SNOW SHOULD TAPER OFF ON SATURDAY.

* IMPACTS...THE HEAVY SNOW WILL CREATE SNOW COVERED ROADS AND
  PRODUCE SCATTERED POWER OUTAGES.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE LOWER 20S.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A LAKE EFFECT SNOW ADVISORY MEANS LAKE-EFFECT SNOW IS FORECAST
THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL DIFFICULT IN SOME AREAS. LAKE-EFFECT SNOW
SHOWERS TYPICALLY ALIGN THEMSELVES IN BANDS AND WILL LIKELY BE
INTENSE ENOUGH TO DROP SEVERAL INCHES IN LOCALIZED AREAS. USE
CAUTION WHEN TRAVELING.

&&

$$


Special Weather Statement


Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Albany NY
1247 AM EST Fri Dec 9 2016

NYZ032-033-038>040-082-090800-
Northern Herkimer-Hamilton-Southern Herkimer-Southern Fulton-
Montgomery-Northern Fulton-
Including the cities of...Big Moose...Eagle Bay...McKeever...
Old Forge...Atwell...Nobleboro...Northwood...Long Lake...
Sabattis...Hoffmeister...Wells...Ilion...Herkimer...
Little Falls...Mohawk...Frankfort...Dolgeville...Gloversville...
Johnstown...Amsterdam...Caroga Lake
1247 AM EST Fri Dec 9 2016

...Scattered snow showers and isolated snow squalls for portions
of the Mohawk Valley and western Adirondacks this morning...

Lake effect snow showers and isolated snow squalls will impact the
western Adirondacks of northern Herkimer and Hamilton Counties, and
the western Mohawk Valley near the Interstate 90 corridor prior to
3 am. Snow rates may reach a half an inch to an inch an hour in
the heavier snow showers and isolated snow squalls. Total
accumulations will range from a half an inch to a few inches
across the region.  Visibilities may lower to less than a half a
mile, and the roads may become snow covered quickly. Use caution
while driving through any heavy snow squalls.

$$

TAW

Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Binghamton NY
1209 AM EST FRI DEC 9 2016

NYZ009-018-036-037-090630-
Onondaga-Madison-Southern Oneida-Northern Oneida-
1209 AM EST FRI DEC 9 2016

...DANGEROUS SNOW SQUALL SHIFTING ACROSS THE AREA INCLUDING THE NEW
YORK THRUWAY CORRIDOR THROUGH 130 AM EST...

* At 1202 AM EST...a dangerous snow squall was in extreme northern
  Onondaga County and Northern to Central Oneida County, shifting
  southeast. It will move across the New York Thruway corridor
  including the greater Syracuse and Utica metro areas.

* A quick couple inches of snow are likely within this band, and
  visibility will drop to less than a quarter of a mile in this snow
  squall.

Locations impacted include...
Onondaga, Syracuse, Utica, Clay, Rome, Cicero, De Witt, Lysander,
Sullivan and Van Buren.

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.

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 4327 7516 4325 7515 4323 7507 4305 7522
      4290 7520 4295 7645 4301 7646 4302 7649
      4322 7647 4322 7629 4320 7628 4322 7626
      4320 7622 4321 7608 4315 7589 4328 7587
TIME...MOT...LOC 0502Z 290DEG 32KT 4317 7681 4309 7502
$$

MDP

&&

Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
1153 PM EST THU DEC 8 2016

NYZ002>006-014-090645-
Ontario-Orleans-Wayne-Monroe-Oswego-Northern Cayuga-
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


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
1229 AM EST FRI DEC 9 2016

NYZ006-012-019-020-085-100530-
OSWEGO-WYOMING-CHAUTAUQUA-CATTARAUGUS-SOUTHERN ERIE-
1229 AM EST FRI DEC 9 2016

...LAKE EFFECT SNOW WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EST SATURDAY...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF WESTERN AND NORTH
CENTRAL NEW YORK.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT.

PLEASE LISTEN TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR GO TO WEATHER.GOV ON THE
INTERNET FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE FOLLOWING HAZARDS.

   LAKE EFFECT SNOW WARNING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

THE PROBABILITY FOR WIDESPREAD HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS LOW.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

THIS PRODUCT...ALONG WITH OTHER WATCHES...WARNINGS...ADVISORIES...
AND STATEMENTS ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE IN
BUFFALO CAN BE FOUND ON THE INTERNET AT HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/BUF

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BINGHAMTON NY
1005 PM EST THU DEC 8 2016

NYZ017-018-036-037-044>046-100315-
SOUTHERN CAYUGA-ONONDAGA-MADISON-SOUTHERN ONEIDA-CORTLAND-CHENANGO-
OTSEGO-
1005 PM EST THU DEC 8 2016

...LAKE EFFECT SNOW ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST SATURDAY...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR CENTRAL NEW YORK.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT.

PLEASE LISTEN TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR GO TO WEATHER.GOV ON THE
INTERNET FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE FOLLOWING HAZARDS.

   LAKE EFFECT SNOW ADVISORY.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

PLEASE LISTEN TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR GO TO WEATHER.GOV ON THE
INTERNET FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE FOLLOWING HAZARDS.

   LAKE EFFECT SNOW ADVISORY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BINGHAMTON NY
1005 PM EST THU DEC 8 2016

NYZ009-100315-
NORTHERN ONEIDA-
1005 PM EST THU DEC 8 2016

...LAKE EFFECT SNOW WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST FRIDAY...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR CENTRAL NEW YORK.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT.

PLEASE LISTEN TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR GO TO WEATHER.GOV ON THE
INTERNET FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE FOLLOWING HAZARDS.

   LAKE EFFECT SNOW WARNING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

PLEASE LISTEN TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR GO TO WEATHER.GOV ON THE
INTERNET FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE FOLLOWING HAZARDS.

   LAKE EFFECT SNOW WARNING.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBANY NY
803 PM EST THU DEC 8 2016

NYZ032-033-091200-
NORTHERN HERKIMER-HAMILTON-
803 PM EST THU DEC 8 2016

...LAKE EFFECT SNOW WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST FRIDAY...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR HAMILTON AND NORTHERN
HERKIMER COUNTIES OF EASTERN NEW YORK.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT.

PLEASE LISTEN TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR GO TO WEATHER.GOV ON THE
INTERNET FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE FOLLOWING HAZARDS.

   LAKE EFFECT SNOW WARNING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

PLEASE LISTEN TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR GO TO WEATHER.GOV ON THE
INTERNET FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE FOLLOWING HAZARDS.

   LAKE EFFECT SNOW WARNING.

THERE IS A CHANCE OF LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOW SUNDAY NIGHT INTO
MONDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTERS ARE REQUESTED TO SEND IN SNOWFALL MEASUREMENTS OF 2
INCHES OF GREATER TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE.

$$

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