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Special Weather Statement issued December 31 at 7:06PM EST by NWS Buffalo

Wed, 12/31/2014 - 7:06pm
...Lake Effect Snow Will Continue To Impact The Area...* At 657 PM EST...National Weather Service Doppler Radar Indicated Avery Broad Lake Effect Snow Band Capable Of Locally Producingsnowfall Rates Of Up To 1 To 2 Inches Per Hour...And Visibility Ofa Quarter Of A Mile Or Less. This Lake Effect Snow Band Waslocated Across Much Of Central And Northern Erie County...Extremesouthern Niagara County...Much Of Genesee County To Southernorleans County And Across Much Of Western Monroe County. Theheavier And More Steady Snow Will Remain Over Central Erie Countyto Northern Genesee County With Bursts Of Heavy Snow Possibleelsewhere Across The Mentioned Area.* Some Locations Affected By The Lake Effect Snow Band Include...Blasdell And Lackawanna...Orchard Park And Kenmore...West Seneca And Sloan...Cheektowaga And Snyder...Elma And Elma Center...Harris Hill And Amherst...Marilla And Wales Center...Rapids And Alden...Pembroke And Corfu...Batavia And Byron...Brockport And Spencerport...* Additional
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CLEARED: NY 135 N/B at Exit 4, accident, all lanes open at 6:50 PM, Nassau County, N.Y.

Wed, 12/31/2014 - 6:49pm
CLEARED: NY 135 N/B at Exit 4, accident, all lanes open at 6:50 PM, Nassau County, N.Y.
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Special Weather Statement issued December 31 at 6:01PM EST by NWS Buffalo

Wed, 12/31/2014 - 6:01pm
...Lake Effect Snow Will Continue To Impact The Area...* At 555 PM EST...National Weather Service Doppler Radar Indicatedlake Effect Snow Bands Capable Of Producing Snowfall Rates Of 1To 2 Inches Per Hour...And Visibility Of A Half Mile Or Less.These Lake Effect Snow Bands Were Located From Cape Vincent Toplessis And Redwood And A Heavier Lake Snow Band Forming Fromhenderson Bay To Watertown And Fort Drum Onward To Harrisville.* Some Locations Affected By The Lake Effect Snow Band Include...Adams...Adams Center...Clayton...Watertown And Barnes Corners...Calcium...Fort Drum...West Carthage...Carthage...Indian River...This Includes Interstate 81 Between Exits 39 And 51.* Additionally...Gusty Winds Of 20 To 30 Mph And Accumulatingsnowfall Will Create Areas Of Blowing And Drifting Snow.Driving Within This Snow Band Will Be Difficult At Times With Snowcovered And Slippery Roadways. If Traveling Across The Area Slow Downand Be Prepared For Rapidly Changing Road And Weather Conditions.
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I-87 NB Ex 9 in the Town of Halfmoon the Right Lane is Closed due to a crash at 5:50pm - Saratoga Co.

Wed, 12/31/2014 - 5:54pm
I-87 NB Ex 9 in the Town of Halfmoon the Right Lane is Closed due to a crash at 5:50pm - Saratoga Co.
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Special Weather Statement issued December 31 at 5:37PM EST by NWS Buffalo

Wed, 12/31/2014 - 5:37pm
...Lake Effect Snow Will Continue To Impact The Area...* At 527 PM EST...National Weather Service Doppler Radar Indicated Alake Effect Snow Bands Capable Of Producing Snowfall Rates Of 1 To2 Inches Per Hour...And Visibility Of A Quarter Of A Mile Orless. Two Bands Of Lake Effect Snow Were Located Over Northernerie County And Extreme Southern Niagara County With A Second Lakesnow Band Across Central Erie County. The Two Snow Bands Areconverging On An Area Across Northeastern Erie County To Centraland Northern Genesee County. The Lake Snow Then Continuesnortheastward To Western Monroe County.* Some Locations Affected By The Lake Effect Snow Band Include...Angola On The Lake And Evans...Derby And North Collins...Lake View And Eden...Hamburg And North Boston...Buffalo And Lackawanna...Sloan And Kenmore...Cheektowaga And Snyder...Depew And Williamsville...Pembroke And Batavia...Byron And Brockport And Churchville...* Additionally...Gusty Winds Of 20 To 30 Mph And Accumulatingsnowfall Will C
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(CONTINUATION) Lake Effect Snow Watch issued December 31 at 5:34PM EST until January 02 at 7:00PM EST by NWS Buffalo

Wed, 12/31/2014 - 5:34pm
...Lake Effect Snow Watch Remains In Effect From Thursdayafternoon Through Friday Evening...* Locations...Oswego County.* Timing...Late Thursday Afternoon Through Early Friday Evening.* Accumulations...Snow Potentially Accumulating 7 To 14 Inchesin The Most Persistent Lake Snows.* Visibilities...As Low As A Quarter Mile At Times.* Impacts...Narrow Bands Of Heavy Lake Effect Snow Across Thearea Will Result In Dangerous Travel At Times With Severelyreduced Visibilities And Snow Covered Roads.* Forecaster Confidence...High.
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(CONTINUATION) Lake Effect Snow Watch issued December 31 at 5:34PM EST until January 03 at 1:00AM EST by NWS Buffalo

Wed, 12/31/2014 - 5:34pm
...Lake Effect Snow Watch Remains In Effect From Thursday Eveningthrough Late Friday Night...* Locations...Chautauqua And Cattaraugus Counties.* Timing...Early Thursday Evening Through Overnight Friday Night.* Accumulations...Snow Potentially Accumulating 6 To 12 Inchesin The Most Persistent Lake Snows.* Winds...West 15 To 25 Mph.* Visibilities...As Low As A Quarter Mile At Times.* Impacts...Narrow Bands Of Heavy Lake Effect Snow Across Thearea Along With Blowing And Drifting Of Snow May Result Inhazardous Travel At Times With Severely Reduced Visibilitiesand Snow Covered Roads.* Forecaster Confidence...Medium. There Remains Some Uncertaintywith Respect To The Exact Placement And Intensity Of Lakeeffect Snow Bands.
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(CONTINUATION) Lake Effect Snow Advisory issued December 31 at 5:34PM EST until January 01 at 10:00AM EST by NWS Buffalo

Wed, 12/31/2014 - 5:34pm
...Lake Effect Snow Advisory Remains In Effect Until 10 AM Estthursday...* Locations...Monroe County...Mainly Southwest Of Rochester Andsouthern Orleans County.* Timing...Through Late Thursday Morning.* Accumulations...3 To 6 Inches.* Winds...Southwest 15 To 20 Mph.* Visibilities...Less Than A Half Mile At Times.* Impacts...Difficult Travel Conditions Tonight. Conditions Willvary Greatly In And Out Of Lake Effect Snow Bands Which Aredeveloping Off Lake Erie.
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(CONTINUATION) Lake Effect Snow Warning issued December 31 at 5:34PM EST until January 02 at 1:00AM EST by NWS Buffalo

Wed, 12/31/2014 - 5:34pm
...Lake Effect Snow Warning Remains In Effect Until 1 AM Estfriday...* Locations...Jefferson And Lewis Counties.* Timing...Through Overnight Thursday Night.* Accumulations...Widespread Storm Totals Of 1 To 2 Feet...Withlocalized Areas Of 2 To 3 Feet Or More Possible Within Themost Intense And Persistent Bands...Where Snowfall Rates Willreach 2 To 4 Inches Per Hour At Times.* Winds...Southwest 15 To 25 Mph.* Visibilities...As Low As A Quarter Mile At Times.* Impacts...Narrow Bands Of Heavy Lake Effect Snow Across Thearea Along With Blowing And Drifting Of Snow Will Result Indangerous Travel At Times With Severely Reduced Visibilitiesand Snow Covered Roads.
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(CONTINUATION) Lake Effect Snow Warning issued December 31 at 5:34PM EST until January 02 at 10:00AM EST by NWS Buffalo

Wed, 12/31/2014 - 5:34pm
...Lake Effect Snow Warning Remains In Effect Until 10 AM Estfriday...* Locations...Erie...Genesee...And Wyoming Counties.* Timing...Through Late Friday Morning.* Accumulations...6 To 12 Inches Tonight...1 To 3 Inchesthursday...3 To 5 Inches Thursday Night...And 1 To 3 Inchesfriday. A Storm Total Of One To Two Feet In Most Persistentsnows.* Winds...Southwest 15 To 25 Mph.* Visibilities...As Low As A Quarter Mile At Times.* Impacts...Narrow Bands Of Heavy Lake Effect Snow Across Thearea Along With Blowing And Drifting Of Snow Will Result Inhazardous Travel At Times With Severely Reduced Visibilitiesand Snow Covered Roads.
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(CONTINUATION) Lake Effect Snow Warning issued December 31 at 5:15PM EST until January 02 at 1:00AM EST by NWS Buffalo

Wed, 12/31/2014 - 5:15pm
...Lake Effect Snow Warning Remains In Effect Until 1 AM Estfriday...* Locations...Jefferson And Lewis Counties.* Timing...Through Overnight Thursday Night.* Accumulations...Widespread Storm Totals Of 1 To 2 Feet...Withlocalized Areas Of 2 To 3 Feet Or More Possible Within Themost Intense And Persistent Bands...Where Snowfall Rates Willreach 2 To 4 Inches Per Hour At Times.* Winds...Southwest 15 To 25 Mph.* Visibilities...As Low As A Quarter Mile At Times.* Impacts...Narrow Bands Of Heavy Lake Effect Snow Across Thearea Along With Blowing And Drifting Of Snow Will Result Indangerous Travel At Times With Severely Reduced Visibilitiesand Snow Covered Roads.
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(CONTINUATION) Lake Effect Snow Warning issued December 31 at 5:15PM EST until January 02 at 10:00AM EST by NWS Buffalo

Wed, 12/31/2014 - 5:15pm
...Lake Effect Snow Warning Remains In Effect Until 10 AM Estfriday...* Locations...Erie...Genesee...And Wyoming Counties.* Timing...Through Late Friday Morning.* Accumulations...5 To 9 Inches Tonight...1 To 3 Inchesthursday...3 To 5 Inches Thursday Night...And 1 To 3 Inchesfriday. A Storm Total Of 10 To 20 Inches In Most Persistent Snows.* Winds...Southwest 15 To 25 Mph.* Visibilities...As Low As A Quarter Mile At Times.* Impacts...Narrow Bands Of Heavy Lake Effect Snow Across Thearea Along With Blowing And Drifting Of Snow Will Result Inhazardous Travel At Times With Severely Reduced Visibilitiesand Snow Covered Roads.
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Lake Effect Snow Advisory issued December 31 at 5:15PM EST until January 01 at 10:00AM EST by NWS Buffalo

Wed, 12/31/2014 - 5:15pm
...Lake Effect Snow Advisory In Effect Until 10 AM EST Thursday...The National Weather Service In Buffalo Has Issued A Lake Effectsnow Advisory...Which Is In Effect Until 10 AM EST Thursday.* Locations...Monroe County...Mainly Southwest Of Rochester Andsouthern Orleans County.* Timing...Through Late Thursday Morning.* Accumulations...3 To 6 Inches.* Winds...Southwest 15 To 20 Mph.* Visibilities...Less Than A Half Mile At Times.* Impacts...Difficult Travel Conditions Tonight. Conditions Willvary Greatly In And Out Of Lake Effect Snow Bands Which Aredeveloping Off Lake Erie.
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(CONTINUATION) Lake Effect Snow Watch issued December 31 at 5:15PM EST until January 02 at 7:00PM EST by NWS Buffalo

Wed, 12/31/2014 - 5:15pm
...Lake Effect Snow Watch Remains In Effect From Thursdayafternoon Through Friday Evening...* Locations...Oswego County.* Timing...Late Thursday Afternoon Through Early Friday Evening.* Accumulations...Snow Potentially Accumulating 7 To 14 Inchesin The Most Persistent Lake Snows.* Visibilities...As Low As A Quarter Mile At Times.* Impacts...Narrow Bands Of Heavy Lake Effect Snow Across Thearea Will Result In Dangerous Travel At Times With Severelyreduced Visibilities And Snow Covered Roads.* Forecaster Confidence...High.
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(CONTINUATION) Lake Effect Snow Watch issued December 31 at 5:15PM EST until January 03 at 1:00AM EST by NWS Buffalo

Wed, 12/31/2014 - 5:15pm
...Lake Effect Snow Watch Remains In Effect From Thursday Eveningthrough Late Friday Night...* Locations...Chautauqua And Cattaraugus Counties.* Timing...Early Thursday Evening Through Overnight Friday Night.* Accumulations...Snow Potentially Accumulating 6 To 12 Inchesin The Most Persistent Lake Snows.* Winds...West 15 To 25 Mph.* Visibilities...As Low As A Quarter Mile At Times.* Impacts...Narrow Bands Of Heavy Lake Effect Snow Across Thearea Along With Blowing And Drifting Of Snow May Result Inhazardous Travel At Times With Severely Reduced Visibilitiesand Snow Covered Roads.* Forecaster Confidence...Medium. There Remains Some Uncertaintywith Respect To The Exact Placement And Intensity Of Lakeeffect Snow Bands.
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CLEARED: I-81 Southbound between Ex 42 & 41 is reopened. Crash cleared at 4:40pm- Jefferson Co

Wed, 12/31/2014 - 4:39pm
I-81 Southbound between Ex 42 & 41 is reopened. Crash cleared at 4:40pm- Jefferson Co
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Special Weather Statement issued December 31 at 4:37PM EST by NWS Buffalo

Wed, 12/31/2014 - 4:37pm
...Lake Effect Snow Will Continue To Impact The Area...* At 423 PM EST...National Weather Service Doppler Radar Indicated Alake Effect Snow Band Capable Of Producing Snowfall Rates Of 1 To 2Inches Per Hour...And Visibility Of A Quarter Of A Mile Or Less.This Lake Effect Snow Band Was Located From The Buffalo Southtownsto Western Genesee County And Western Monroe County.* Some Locations Affected By The Lake Effect Snow Band Include...Orchard Park...West Seneca...Elma...Alden...Akron...Batavia And Oakfield...Le Roy...Byron...Caledonia...Brockport And Churchville...Spencerport...* Additionally...Gusty Winds Of 20 To 30 Mph And Accumulatingsnowfall Will Create Areas Of Blowing And Drifting Snow.Driving Within This Snow Band Will Be Difficult At Times With Snowcovered And Slippery Roadways. If Traveling Across The Area Slow Downand Be Prepared For Rapidly Changing Road And Weather Conditions.
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Special Weather Statement issued December 31 at 4:00PM EST by NWS Buffalo

Wed, 12/31/2014 - 4:00pm
...Lake Effect Snow Will Continue To Impact The Area...* At 353 PM EST...National Weather Service Doppler Radar Indicated Alake Effect Snow Band Capable Of Producing Snowfall Rates Of 1 To 2Inches Per Hour...And Visibility Of A Quarter Of A Mile Or Less.This Lake Effect Snow Band Was Located Over Northern Jefferson Andnorthern Lewis Counties.* Some Locations Affected By The Lake Effect Snow Band Include...Theresa...Antwerp...Depauville...This Includes Interstate 81 Between Exits 45 And 52.* Strong Winds Will Combine With Cold Temperatures To Producewind Chill Values Down To The Single Digits.Driving Within This Snow Band Will Be Very Difficult With Snowcovered Roads And Very Poor Visibility. If Traveling Across The Areaallow For Plenty Of Extra Time To Reach Your Destination.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 Phone.
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CLEARED: I-87 Northbound between Exit 11 and 12 lane closure due to a crash is clear at 3:55pm-Saratoga Co

Wed, 12/31/2014 - 3:59pm
CLEARED: I-87 Northbound between Exit 11 and 12 lane closure due to a crash is clear at 3:55pm-Saratoga Co
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Special Weather Statement issued December 31 at 3:49PM EST by NWS Buffalo

Wed, 12/31/2014 - 3:49pm
...Lake Effect Snow Will Continue To Impact The Area...* At 345 PM EST...National Weather Service Doppler Radar Indicated Alake Effect Snow Band Capable Of Producing Snowfall Rates Of 1 To 2Inches Per Hour...And Visibility Of A Quarter Of A Mile Or Less.This Lake Effect Snow Band Was Located From Northern Chautauquacounty...Northeast Through Erie...Genesee...And Wyoming Counties.* Some Locations Affected By The Lake Effect Snow Band Include...Orchard Park...Eden...Hamburg...West Seneca...Alden...East Pembroke...Batavia...This Includes The New York Thruway Between Exits 48 And 59.* Strong Winds Will Combine With The Cold Temperatures Toproduce Wind Chill Values In The Single Digits.Driving Within This Snow Band Will Be Very Difficult With Snowcovered Roads And Very Poor Visibility. If Traveling Across The Areaallow For Plenty Of Extra Time To Reach Your Destination.If You Must Travel...Be Prepared By Having An Emergency Kit...Extrablankets And Warm Clothing In The Event That Your Vehicl
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