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  • Freezing Rain Advisory for Chautauqua County, New York
  • Freezing Rain Advisory issued January 05 at 9:38PM EST until January 06 at 1:00AM EST by NWS
  • Effective: Sunday, January 5, 2014 at 9:38 p.m.
  • Expires: Monday, January 6, 2014 at 1 a.m.
  • ...FREEZING RAIN ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM EST MONDAY...
    ...LAKE EFFECT SNOW WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM MONDAY
    TO 6 AM EST WEDNESDAY...
    ...WIND CHILL WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM MONDAY TO 6 PM
    EST TUESDAY...
    THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BUFFALO HAS ISSUED A FREEZING
    RAIN ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM EST MONDAY.
    * LOCATIONS...FOR FREEZING RAIN...MAINLY AREAS NEAR THE LAKE ERIE
    SHORELINE. FOR LAKE EFFECT SNOW...EXTREME NORTHERN PORTIONS OF
    CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY. FOR WIND CHILLS...ALL OF CHAUTAUQUA
    COUNTY.
    * TIMING...NOW THROUGH 1 AM MONDAY FOR THE FREEZING RAIN ADVISORY. LATE
    MONDAY MORNING THROUGH EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING FOR THE LAKE
    EFFECT SNOW WARNING. EARLY MONDAY EVENING THROUGH TUESDAY
    EVENING FOR THE WIND CHILL WARNING.
    * ICE ACCUMULATIONS...LESS THAN ONE-TENTH OF AN INCH.
    * SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...2 TO 4 INCHES MONDAY...7 TO 14 INCHES
    MONDAY NIGHT...3 TO 6 INCHES TUESDAY...AND 2 TO 4 INCHES TUESDAY
    NIGHT...LEADING TO STORM TOTALS OF MORE THAN 2 FEET IN THE MOST
    PERSISTENT LAKE SNOWS.
    * WINDS...SOUTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH.
    * VISIBILITIES...NEAR ZERO AT TIMES.
    * WIND CHILL VALUES...AS LOW AS 40 BELOW AT TIMES.
    * IMPACTS...LIGHT FREEZING RAIN OVER THE NEXT SEVERAL HOURS WILL
    RESULT IN PATCHY ICE ON UNTREATED SURFACES...PARTICULARLY ON
    BRIDGES AND OVERPASSES...RESULTING IN SLICK ROADS AND HAZARDOUS
    TRAVEL CONDITIONS LATE THIS EVENING. TRAVEL CONDITIONS WILL
    BECOME EXTREMELY DIFFICULT TO NEAR IMPOSSIBLE WITH SNOW COVERED
    ROADS AND FREQUENT WHITEOUT CONDITIONS DUE TO HEAVY LAKE EFFECT
    SNOW ALONG WITH CONSIDERABLE BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW BY MONDAY
    EVENING. ROADWAYS WILL BECOME PARTIALLY OR FULLY IMPASSABLE FOR
    A PERIOD OF TIME. INTERSTATE 90 WILL BE GREATLY IMPACTED FROM
    THE BUFFALO AREA TO NEAR DUNKIRK. DANGEROUSLY COLD WIND CHILLS
    WILL POSE A RISK FOR FROST BITE AND HYPOTHERMIA FOR ANYONE
    OUTSIDE FOR EVEN VERY SHORT PERIODS OF TIME. THIS IS A LIFE-
    THREATENING COLD FOR THOSE NOT IN SHELTER.