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  • Freezing Rain Advisory for Southern Erie 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. ALL OF SOUTHERN ERIE COUNTY FOR LAKE EFFECT SNOW AND
    WIND CHILLS.
    * TIMING...NOW THROUGH 1 AM MONDAY MORNING 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...3 TO 5 INCHES MONDAY...8 TO 15 INCHES
    MONDAY NIGHT...9 TO 17 INCHES TUESDAY...AND 2 TO 4 INCHES
    TUESDAY NIGHT...LEADING TO STORM TOTALS OF MORE THAN 3 FEET IN
    THE MOST PERSISTENT LAKE SNOWS.
    * WINDS...WEST 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH.
    * VISIBILITIES...NEAR ZERO AT TIMES.
    * WIND CHILL VALUES...AS LOW AS 35 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 BY MONDAY EVENING WITH
    SNOW COVERED ROADS AND FREQUENT WHITEOUT CONDITIONS DUE TO HEAVY
    LAKE EFFECT SNOW ALONG WITH CONSIDERABLE BLOWING AND DRIFTING
    SNOW. 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.