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September 26, 2018

LAKE EFFECT SNOW WARNING


OSWEGO-JEFFERSON-LEWIS COUNTIES INCLUDING THE CITIES OF OSWEGO, WATERTOWN AND LOWVILLE
800 AM SUN JAN 10 2016

LAKE EFFECT SNOW WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 THIS
EVENING TO 4 AM EST TUESDAY.

LOCATIONS: OSWEGO, JEFFERSON AND LEWIS COUNTIES.

GREATEST AMOUNTS EXPECTED ACROSS THE TUG HILL REGION.

TIMING: FROM LATE THIS EVENING THROUGH LATE MONDAY NIGHT.

ACCUMULATIONS: 4 TO 7 INCHES OVERNIGHT.
10 TO 19 INCHES MONDAY.
AND 4 TO 7 INCHES MONDAY NIGHT.

LEADING TO STORM TOTALS OF MORE THAN 2 FEET IN THE MOST PERSISTENT LAKE SNOWS.

WINDS: WEST 30 TO 40 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 55 MPH.

VISIBILITIES: AS LOW AS A QUARTER MILE AT TIMES.

TEMPERATURES: LOWS 15 TO 20 OVERNIGHT.

HIGHS IN THE LOWER 20s MONDAY. LOWS 15 TO 20 MONDAY NIGHT.

IMPACTS: BANDS OF LAKE EFFECT SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WILL
PRODUCE EXTREMELY POOR TRAVEL CONDITIONS WITH SNOW  COVERED ROADS AND VERY POOR VISIBILITY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS: 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

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.

STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO FOR THE LATEST UPDATES. ADDITIONAL DETAILS CAN ALSO BE FOUND AT WWW.WEATHER.GOV/BUFFALO.

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