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(CONTINUATION) Lake Effect Snow Advisory issued November 20 at 9:30AM EST until November 21 at 4:00AM EST by NWS Buffalo

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 9:30am
...Lake Effect Snow Advisory Remains In Effect Until 4 AM Estfriday...* Locations...Livingston County...Mainly Over The Northern Andwestern Portion Of The County.* Timing...Through Late Tonight.* Accumulations...4 To 6 Inches Today Bringing Storm Totals To 5To 8 Inches In The Most Persistent Bands.* Winds...West 15 To 25 Mph With Gusts To 35 Mph Producing Someblowing And Drifting Snow.* Visibilities...Less Than A Half Mile At Times.* Impacts...Localized Lake Effect Snow And Blowing Snow Willresult In Slippery Roads And Poor Visibility At Times. Thisincludes Interstate 390.
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(CONTINUATION) Lake Effect Snow Warning issued November 20 at 9:30AM EST until November 21 at 12:00PM EST by NWS Buffalo

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 9:30am
...Lake Effect Snow Warning Remains In Effect Until Noon Estfriday...* Locations...Chautauqua And Cattaraugus Counties...Greatestamounts Across Northern Portions Of The Area And Along Thelake Erie Shore.* Timing...Through Late Friday Morning.* Accumulations...Storm Totals Of 1 To 2 Feet In The Mostpersistent Bands From The Lake Erie Shore To The Chautauquaridge.* Winds...West 20 To 30 Mph With Gusts Up To 40 Mph Producingsignificant Blowing And Drifting Snow.* Visibilities...Near Zero At Times.* Impacts...Heavy Lake Effect Snow Will Result In Very Difficultor Nearly Impossible Travel At Times In The Heaviest Portionof The Band. If You Must Travel During The Lake Effect Snow...Expect Severe Winter Driving Conditions With Very Lowvisibility And Deep Snow Cover On Roads.
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(CONTINUATION) Lake Effect Snow Warning issued November 20 at 9:30AM EST until November 21 at 6:00PM EST by NWS Buffalo

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 9:30am
...Lake Effect Snow Warning Remains In Effect From 4 PM Thisafternoon To 6 PM EST Friday...* Locations...Oswego County. Band Will Move Slowly South Acrossthe County Late This Afternoon Through Friday.* Timing...Late This Afternoon Through Early Friday Evening.* Accumulations...Storm Totals Of 1 To 2 Feet In The Mostpersistent Bands...With Local Amounts Approaching 3 Feet Acrossthe Tug Hill Plateau.* Winds...West 15 To 25 Mph With Gusts To 35 Mph Producingsignificant Blowing And Drifting Snow.* Visibilities...Near Zero At Times.* Impacts...Heavy Lake Effect Snow Will Result In Very Difficultor Nearly Impossible Travel At Times In The Heaviest Portionof The Band. If You Must Travel During The Lake Effect Snow...Expect Severe Winter Driving Conditions With Very Lowvisibility And Deep Snow Cover On Roads. This Includesinterstate 81 Through All Of Oswego County.
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Special Weather Statement issued November 20 at 9:24AM EST by NWS Buffalo

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 9:24am
...Lake Effect Snow Will Continue To Impact Central Jefferson Countyand Far Northern Lewis County...* At 920 AM EST...National Weather Service Doppler Radar Indicated Alake Effect Snow Band Capable Of Producing Snowfall Rates Of 2 To 3Inches Per Hour...And Visibility Near Zero At Times. This Lakeeffect Snow Band Was Located Across Watertown To Harrisville.Other Bands To The South Are Showing Signs Of Weakeningthis Morning.* Some Locations Affected By The Lake Effect Snow Bandinclude...Watertown...Fort Drum...Philadelphia...Carthage...Harrisville...This Includes Interstate 81 Between Exits 41 And 49.Travel Across The Area Will Be Extremely Difficult Or Even Impossibledue To The Very Heavy Snowfall Producing Near Zero Visibility Anddeep Snow Cover On Roadways. Travel Is Not Recommended.If You Must Travel...Be Prepared By Having An Emergency Kit...Extrablankets And Warm Clothing In The Event That Your Vehicle Hasmechanical Problems Or Gets Stuck. Make Sure You Have A Fully Chargedcell Pho
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Special Weather Statement issued November 20 at 9:18AM EST by NWS Buffalo

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 9:18am
...Lake Effect Snow Will Continue To Impact The Buffalo Southtownsand Lake Erie Shoreline East To The Boston Hills And Wyomingcounty...* At 915 AM EST...National Weather Service Doppler Radar Indicated Alake Effect Snow Band Capable Of Producing Snowfall Rates Of 3Inches Per Hour Or More...And Visibility Near Zero At Times. Thislake Effect Snow Band Was Located Along The Lake Erie Shoreline Ofchautauqua County Northeast Across The Boston Hills Andsouthtowns...Into Much Of Wyoming County. The Band May Move A Fewmiles To The North Before Noon. Towns Includinghamburg...Orchard Park...Elma...West Seneca And Lancaster Areon The Northern Edge Of The Band And May Seesnow Occasionally Moving In And Out During The Morning.* Some Locations Affected By The Lake Effect Snow Band Include...Boston And West Falls...Colden...Wales...East Aurora...Bennington And Attica...Varysburg...Holland And Marilla...This Includes The New York Thruway Between Exits 56 And 61.Travel Across The Area Will Be Extreme
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UPDATE: Ramp Closed 830am: 590 NB ramp from 490 East (Exit 21) is closed Accident.

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 8:45am
Ramp Closed 830am: 590 NB ramp from 490 East (Exit 21) is closed Accident.
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N/S State Hwy 9H - Road Closure-at 8;25 AM - T/Claverack-Columbia Co.- for approx 4 hours due to down pole and wires.

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 8:31am
N/S State Hwy 9H at State Hwy 23 - Road Closure-at 8;25 AM - T/Claverack-Columbia Co.- for approx 4 hours due to down pole and wires.
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(CONTINUATION) Lake Effect Snow Warning issued November 20 at 8:25AM EST until November 21 at 10:00AM EST by NWS Albany

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 8:25am
...Lake Effect Snow Warning Remains In Effect From 4 PM Thisafternoon To 10 AM EST Friday...* Locations...Northern Herkimer County.* Hazard Types...Heavy Lake Effect Snow.* Snow Accumulations...8 To 16 Inches.* Maximum Snowfall Rates...1 To 2 Inches Per Hour At Times.* Timing...An Intense Lake Effect Snow Band Has Developed Justsouth Of The Saint Lawrence Valley This Morning. This Snow Bandis Expected To Gradually Drift Southward Into Northern Herkimercounty Later Today And Tonight. This Lake Effect Snow Band Willimpact The Area Much Of Tonight With Heavy Snowfall...Beforeshifting Southward And Weakening On Friday.* Impacts...Snow Covered Roads And Poor Visibility Within Lakeeffect Snow Bands.* Winds...West 10 To 15 Mph With Occasional Gusts Up To 30 Mph.* Visibilities...One Quarter Mile Or Less At Times Within The Mostintense Snow Bands.* Temperatures...Teens Tonight To Mid 20S On Friday.
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(EXTENSION - area) Lake Effect Snow Warning issued November 20 at 8:25AM EST until November 21 at 10:00AM EST by NWS Albany

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 8:25am
...Lake Effect Snow Warning In Effect From 4 PM This Afternoon To10 AM EST Friday...The National Weather Service In Albany Has Issued A Lake Effect Snowwarning...Which Is In Effect From 4 PM This Afternoon To 10 AM Estfriday. The Lake Effect Snow Watch Is No Longer In Effect.* Locations...Hamilton County.* Hazard Types...Heavy Lake Effect Snow.* Snow Accumulations...6 To 12 Inches Across The Western Half Ofthe County.* Maximum Snowfall Rates...Up To 1 To 2 Inches Per Hour At Times.* Timing...An Intense Lake Effect Snow Band Has Developed Justsouth Of The Saint Lawrence Valley This Morning. This Snow Bandis Expected To Gradually Drift Southward Into Western Hamiltoncounty Later Today And Tonight. This Lake Effect Snow Band Willimpact Portions Of Western Hamilton County Much Of Tonight Withheavy Snowfall...Before Shifting Southward And Weakening Onfriday.* Impacts...Snow Covered Roads And Poor Visibility Within Lakeeffect Snow Bands.* Winds...West 10 To 20 Mph With Occasional Gusts Up To
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Lake Effect Snow Advisory issued November 20 at 8:25AM EST until November 21 at 12:00PM EST by NWS Albany

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 8:25am
...Lake Effect Snow Advisory In Effect From Midnight Tonight Tonoon EST Friday...The National Weather Service In Albany Has Issued A Lake Effectsnow Advisory...Which Is In Effect From Midnight Tonight To Noonest Friday.* Locations...Southern Herkimer County.* Hazard Types...Lake Effect Snow.* Snow Accumulations...3 To 6 Inches In The Most Persistent Snowbands.* Maximum Snowfall Rates...Around 1 Inch Per Hour.* Timing...Narrow Bands Of Lake Effect Snow Will Move Southwardinto The Southern Part Of Herkimer County Late Tonight Andcontinue Through Much Of Friday Morning Before Weakening.* Impacts...Snow Covered Roads And Poor Visibility Within Lakeeffect Snow Bands.* Winds...West 15 To 20 Mph With Occasional Gusts Up To 35 Mph.* Temperatures...Teens Tonight To Lower 30S On Friday.* Visibilities...One Half Mile Or Less Within The Most Intensesnow Bands.
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I-87 Southbound ramp to I-90 Eastbound the right lane is closed due to a crash at 7:55am- Albany Co

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 7:56am
I-87 Southbound ramp to I-90 Eastbound the right lane is closed due to a crash at 7:55am- Albany Co
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Special Weather Statement issued November 20 at 7:12AM EST by NWS Buffalo

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 7:12am
...Lake Effect Snow Will Continue To Impact Areas East Of Lakeontario...* At 710 AM EST...National Weather Service Doppler Radar Indicatedmultiple Lake Effect Snow Bands Capable Of Producing Snowfall Ratesof 1 To 3 Inches Per Hour...And Visibility Near Zero At Times.There Are Two Separate Bands Of Snow...One North Of Watertown Andanother South.* Some Locations Affected By The Lake Effect Snow In The Northernband Include...Chaumont...Theresa...Alexandria Bay...* Some Locations Affected By The Lake Effect Snow In The Southernband Include...Adams...Lorraine...Worth...Barnes Corners...Carthage...This Includes Interstate 81 Between Exits 37 And 52.Travel Across The Area Will Be Extremely Difficult Or Even Impossibledue To The Very Heavy Snowfall Producing Near Zero Visibility Anddeep Snow Cover On Roadways. Travel Is Not Recommended.If You Must Travel...Be Prepared By Having An Emergency Kit...Extrablankets And Warm Clothing In The Event That Your Vehicle Hasmechanical Problems Or Gets Stuc
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Special Weather Statement issued November 20 at 7:04AM EST by NWS Buffalo

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 7:04am
...Lake Effect Snow Will Continue To Impact The Buffalo Southtownsand Lake Erie Shoreline East Into The Higher Terrain Of Western Ny...* At 705 AM EST...National Weather Service Doppler Radar Indicated Alake Effect Snow Band Capable Of Producing Snowfall Rates Of 3Inches Per Hour Or More...And Visibility Near Zero At Times. Thislake Effect Snow Band Was Located Along The Lake Erie Shoreline Ofchautauqua County Northeast Across The Boston Hills Andsouthtowns...Into Much Of Wyoming County.* Some Locations Affected By The Lake Effect Snow Band Include...Boston And West Falls...Colden...Wales...East Aurora...Concord And Bennington And Attica...Varysburg...Marilla...Warsaw...This Includes The New York Thruway Between Exits 56 And 61.* Lightning And A Few Rumbles Of Thunder Will Be Possible.Travel Across The Area Will Be Extremely Difficult Or Even Impossibledue To The Very Heavy Snowfall Producing Near Zero Visibility Anddeep Snow Cover On Roadways. Travel Is Not Recommended.If You Must Tra
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CLEARED: RTE 7 E/W btwn RTE 22 & Babcock Lake Rd has all lanes Re-Opened in Town of Hoosick.Crash Cleared at 5:55am-Rensselaer Co

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 5:59am
CLEARED: RTE 7 E/W btwn RTE 22 & Babcock Lake Rd has all lanes Re-Opened in Town of Hoosick.Crash Cleared at 5:55am-Rensselaer Co
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Special Weather Statement issued November 20 at 5:28AM EST by NWS Buffalo

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 5:28am
...Lake Effect Snow Will Continue To Impact Areas East And Southeastof The Buffalo Metro Area...The Hard Hit Southtowns...The Lake Erieshoreline Parts Of Genesee And Wyoming Counties....* At 525 AM EST...National Weather Service Doppler Radar Indicated Alake Effect Snow Band Capable Of Producing Snowfall Rates Of 3Inches Per Hour Or More...And Visibility Near Zero At Times.This Lake Effect Snow Band Was Located Along Theshoreline...Across The Southtowns..And Into Genesee County.* Some Locations Affected By The Lake Effect Snow Band Include...Angola On The Lake And Evans...Derby And North Collins...North Boston And Eden...Hamburg...Orchard Park...Elma...And East Aurora...Lackawanna...West Seneca...Lancaster...Alden And Marilla...Batavia...Darien...And Corfu...Bennington And Attica...This Includes The New York Thruway Between Exits 48 And 60.* Lightning And A Few Rumbles Of Thunder Will Be Possible.Travel Across The Area Will Be Extremely Difficult Or Even Impossibledue To The Very Heavy
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(CONTINUATION) Lake Effect Snow Watch issued November 20 at 4:06AM EST until November 21 at 1:00PM EST by NWS Binghamton

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 4:06am
...Lake Effect Snow Watch Remains In Effect From This Eveningthrough Friday Afternoon...* Locations...Northern Oneida County.* Hazards...Heavy Snow And Blowing Snow.* Accumulations...Potential For 7 Inches Or More Of Snow.* Timing...A Heavy Lake Effect Snow Band Is Expected To Move Intonorthern Oneida County This Evening...Then Possibly Continuingfor 6 To 12 Hours Before Shifting South.* Temperatures...Around 20.* Winds...West 10 To 15 Mph With Gusts Up To 20 Mph.* Impacts...Hazardous Travel Conditions.
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(CONTINUATION) Lake Effect Snow Warning issued November 20 at 4:00AM EST until November 21 at 4:00AM EST by NWS Burlington

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 4:00am
...Lake Effect Snow Warning Remains In Effect Until 4 AM Estfriday...The National Weather Service In Burlington Continues The Lakeeffect Snow Warning...Until 4 AM EST Friday.* Locations...Southern Saint Lawrence County In New York...Especially South And East Of Route 11.* Hazard Types...Heavy Lake Effect Snow And Blowing Snow.* Accumulations...8 To 18 Inches Of Snow With Locally Higheramounts.* Maximum Snowfall Rate...Up To 2 Inches Per Hour...Mainly Thisafternoon Through Evening.* Timing...Lake Snows Will Develop Across The Warning Area Thismorning And Continue This Afternoon Before Slowly Shifting Souththis Evening And Tonight.* Impacts...Hazardous Travel Due To Snow Covered Roadways. Blowingand Drifting Snow Will Also Cause Whiteout Conditions At Times.* Winds...Southwest 5 To 15 Mph With Gusts Up To 30 Mph.* Temperatures...Lows 11 To 22. Highs Around 30.* Visibilities...Below 1/4 Mile At Times.
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