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September 24, 2018

WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT


NORTHERN CAYUGA-OSWEGO-LEWIS COUNTIES
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF FAIR HAVEN, OSWEGO, LOWVILLE
945 AM EST MON FEB 2 2015

WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS
EVENING.

LOCATIONS: NORTHERN CAYUGA, OSWEGO AND LEWIS COUNTIES.

TIMING: THROUGH EARLY THIS EVENING.

HAZARDS: SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW.

ACCUMULATIONS: ADDITIONAL 2 TO 4 INCHES TODAY AND AN INCH OR LESS TONIGHT.

WINDS: NORTH 10 TO 20 MPH.

VISIBILITIES: AS LOW AS A HALF MILE AT TIMES.

WIND CHILLS: AROUND 10 BELOW ZERO AT TIMES.

IMPACTS: STEADY MODERATE SNOW WILL RESULT IN VERY POOR TRAVEL
CONDITIONS WITH SNOW COVERED ROADS AND LOW VISIBILITY.
VERY COLD WIND CHILLS MAY RESULT IN FROSTBITE AND HYPOTHERMIA FOR ANYONE NOT DRESSED FOR THE COLD.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS: A WINTER STORM WARNING IS ISSUED WHEN SEVERE WINTER WEATHER IS EXPECTED. HEAVY SNOW AND/OR ICE WILL CAUSE HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS. IF YOU WILL BE TRAVELING IN THE WARNING AREA YOU SHOULD CHOOSE AN ALTERNATE ROUTE IF POSSIBLE…OR YOU SHOULD USE EXTREME CAUTION IF TRAVEL IS UNAVOIDABLE.

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.

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