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  • Lake Effect Snow Warning for Jefferson County, New York
  • Lake Effect Snow Warning issued November 20 at 6:55PM EST until November 21 at 12:00PM EST by NWS
  • Effective: Thursday, November 20, 2014 at 6:55 p.m.
  • Expires: Friday, November 21, 2014 at noon
  • ...LAKE EFFECT SNOW WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EST
    FRIDAY...
    * LOCATIONS...LEWIS AND EXTREME SOUTHERN JEFFERSON COUNTIES. THE
    BAND WILL REMAIN OVER THE TUG HILL PLATEAU THIS EVENING THEN
    SHIFT SOUTH OVERNIGHT.
    * TIMING...THROUGH LATE FRIDAY MORNING.
    * ACCUMULATIONS...11 TO 22 INCHES TONIGHT AND AN INCH OR LESS
    FRIDAY.
    * WINDS...WEST 15 TO 25 MPH.
    * VISIBILITIES...NEAR ZERO AT TIMES...MAINLY OVER THE SOUTHERN
    THIRD OF LEWIS COUNTY.
    * IMPACTS...HEAVY LAKE EFFECT SNOW WILL RESULT IN VERY DIFFICULT
    OR NEARLY IMPOSSIBLE TRAVEL AT TIMES IN THE HEAVIEST PORTION
    OF THE BAND. THUNDER AND LIGHTNING WILL LIKELY ACCOMPANY THE
    HEAVIEST SNOW. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL DURING THE LAKE EFFECT
    SNOW...EXPECT SEVERE WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS WITH VERY LOW
    VISIBILITY AND DEEP SNOW COVER ON ROADS. THIS INCLUDES
    INTERSTATE 81 FROM ADAMS TO THE OSWEGO COUNTY LINE.

  • Lake Effect Snow Warning for Jefferson County, New York
  • Lake Effect Snow Warning issued November 20 at 3:00PM EST until November 21 at 1:00AM EST by NWS
  • Effective: Thursday, November 20, 2014 at 3 p.m.
  • Expires: Friday, November 21, 2014 at 1 a.m.
  • ...LAKE EFFECT SNOW WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM EST
    FRIDAY...
    * LOCATIONS...ERIE...GENESEE...AND WYOMING COUNTIES. THIS INCLUDES
    THE BUFFALO METRO AREA. THE BAND WILL REMAIN STATIONARY THROUGH
    ABOUT 6PM THEN MOVE SOUTH THROUGH THE EVENING.
    * TIMING...THROUGH 1 AM FRIDAY.
    * ACCUMULATIONS...SNOWFALL RATES OF 3 TO 5 INCHES PER HOUR IN THE
    MOST INTENSE PORTION OF THE BAND. STORM TOTALS OF 3 TO 4 FEET
    FROM ANGOLA ACROSS THE BOSTON HILLS TO EAST AURORA...NORTHERN
    WYOMING COUNTY AND SOUTHWEST GENESEE COUNTY WITH 1 TO 2 FEET
    NORTH AND SOUTH OF THAT CORRIDOR.
    * WINDS...WEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 35 MPH PRODUCING
    SIGNIFICANT BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW.
    * VISIBILITIES...NEAR ZERO AT TIMES.
    * IMPACTS...HEAVY LAKE EFFECT SNOW WILL RESULT IN VERY DIFFICULT
    OR NEARLY IMPOSSIBLE TRAVEL AT TIMES IN THE HEAVIEST PORTION
    OF THE BAND. THUNDER AND LIGHTNING WILL ACCOMPANY THE HEAVIEST
    SNOW. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL DURING THE LAKE EFFECT SNOW...EXPECT
    SEVERE WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS WITH VERY LOW VISIBILITY AND
    DEEP SNOW COVER ON ROADS. SOME ROADS THAT HAVE BEEN CLEARED
    MAY BECOME IMPASSABLE AGAIN. DO NOT TRAVEL IN THE MOST HEAVILY
    AFFECTED AREAS! SNOW LOADS ON BUILDINGS MAY REACH CRITICAL
    LEVELS AND RESULT IN STRUCTURAL FAILURE.