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Lake Effect Snow Warning Posted Through 6 p.m. Saturday

OSWEGO, JEFFERSON and LEWIS COUNTIES
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF OSWEGO, WATERTOWN and LOWVILLE
900 PM EST FRI JAN 9 2015

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

LOCATIONS: OSWEGO, JEFFERSON AND LEWIS COUNTIES.

MAINLY ACROSS CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN JEFFERSON COUNTY, NORTHERN LEWIS   COUNTY AND EXTREME NORTHERN OSWEGO COUNTY.

TIMING: THROUGH EARLY SATURDAY EVENING.

WINDS: SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH.

ACCUMULATIONS: STORM TOTALS OF 3 TO 5 FEET IN THE MOST PERSISTENT BANDS.

SNOWFALL RATES: MORE THAN 3 INCHES PER HOUR AT TIMES.

VISIBILITIES: AS LOW AS A QUARTER MILE AT TIMES.

IMPACTS: VERY HEAVY LAKE EFFECT SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WILL CREATE EXTREMELY DIFFICULT TRAVEL CONDITIONS WITH NEAR ZERO VISIBILITY AND DEEP SNOW COVER ON ROADS.

SOME ROADS MAY BECOME  NEARLY IMPASSABLE AT TIMES.

IF YOU MUST TRAVEL, BE PREPARED FOR SEVERE WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS.