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(CONTINUATION) Lake Effect Snow Warning issued January 09 at 3:40PM EST until January 10 at 7:00AM EST by NWS Burlington

Fri, 01/09/2015 - 4:40pm
...Lake Effect Snow Warning Remains In Effect Until 7 AM Estsaturday...The National Weather Service In Burlington Continues The Lakeeffect Snow Warning...Until 7 AM EST Saturday.* Locations...Southeastern St Lawrence County In Northern Newyork.* Hazard Types...Heavy Lake Effect Snow.* Accumulations...6 To 14 Inches Of Snow.* Maximum Snowfall Rate...1 To 2 Inches Per Hour...Mainly Latethis Evening And Overnight.* Timing...Lake Effect Snow Will Continue Tonight Into Saturdaymorning Before Shifting South Of The Area.* Impacts...Hazardous Travel Due To Snow Covered Roads Andreduced Visibility In Snow And Blowing Snow.* Winds...West 15 To 25 Mph With Gusts Up To 30 Mph.* Temperatures...Highs 17 To 19. Lows 1 To 3 Above.* Visibilities...Below 1/4 Mile At Times.
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(CONTINUATION) Lake Effect Snow Advisory issued January 09 at 3:40PM EST until January 10 at 7:00AM EST by NWS Burlington

Fri, 01/09/2015 - 4:40pm
...Lake Effect Snow Advisory Remains In Effect Until 7 AM Estsaturday...The National Weather Service In Burlington Continues The Lakeeffect Snow Advisory...Until 7 AM EST Saturday.* Locations...Southwestern St Lawrence And Southern Franklincounties In Northern New York.* Hazard Types...Lake Effect Snow.* Accumulations...4 To 6 Inches Of Snow.* Maximum Snowfall Rate...Up To A Half Inch Per Hour...Mainly Latethis Evening And Overnight.* Timing...Lake Effect Snow Will Continue Into Saturday Morningbefore Shifting South Of The Area.* Impacts...Difficult Travel Due To Snow Covered Roads Andreduced Visibility In Snow And Blowing Snow.* Winds...West 10 To 25 Mph With Gusts Up To 30 Mph.* Temperatures...Highs Around 20. Lows Zero To 4 Above Zero.* Visibilities...As Low As 1/4 Mile At Times.
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(CONTINUATION) Lake Effect Snow Warning issued January 09 at 3:24PM EST until January 10 at 6:00PM EST by NWS Albany

Fri, 01/09/2015 - 4:24pm
...Lake Effect Snow Warning Remains In Effect Until 6 PM Estsaturday...* Locations...Western Adirondacks.* Hazard Types...Heavy Lake Effect Snow.* Accumulations...Ranging From Near 8 Inches In The Old Forge Andinlet Area To Around 15 Inches Near Stillwater Reservoir Andbeaver River.* Maximum Snowfall Rates...Up To Three Inches Per Hour Withinthe Heaviest Bands.* Timing...A Heavy Band Of Lake Effect Snow Will Continue Tomeander Across The Western Adirondacks...Mainly From Old Forgeon Northward...Tonight Into Tomorrow...Before Weakening Andending By Early Tomorrow Evening.* Impacts...Low Visibility Due To Heavy Wind Driven Snow Andsnow Covered Roadways And Trails Will Make For Dangeroustravel.* Winds...Southwest 5 To 15 Mph With Gusts Up To 30 Mph.* Temperatures...Dropping To Near Zero Tonight And Rising Into Thelow Teens Tomorrow.
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CLEARED: I-495 WB Exits 66 to 65, accident, all lanes open at 3:07 PM, Suffolk County, N.Y.

Fri, 01/09/2015 - 4:08pm
CLEARED: I-495 WB Exits 66 to 65, accident, all lanes open at 3:07 PM, Suffolk County, N.Y.
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Special Weather Statement issued January 09 at 3:02PM EST by NWS Buffalo

Fri, 01/09/2015 - 4:02pm
...Lake Effect Snow Over The Tug Hill This Afternoon...* Lake Effect Snow Will Remain In The Same Place For The Remainderof The Afternoon...With Snow Rates Of 3 To 5 Inches Per Hour Overthe Tug Hill Plateau. Some Areas May See 10 Additional Inches Ofsnow By 6Pm. Visibility Will Drop To Near Zero At Times.* Some Locations Affected By The Lake Effect Snow Band Include...Adams And Adams Center...Barnes Corners...West Carthage...Copenhagen...Lowville...This Includes Interstate 81 Between Exits 37 And 44.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 Phone.
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CLEARED: W/B I-278/Gowanus approaching Belt Pkwy all lanes reopened at 3:03PM due to an earlier accident, Kings Co

Fri, 01/09/2015 - 4:02pm
E/B side has all lanes cleared. W/B Delays are back to Wythe Avenue. E/B Delays confined to Verrazano Bridge.
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Special Weather Statement issued January 09 at 2:49PM EST by NWS Buffalo

Fri, 01/09/2015 - 3:49pm
...Lake Effect Snow Redeveloping Over The Southern Tier...Lake Effect Snow Will Continue To Redevelop Over The Southern Tierthis Afternoon And Move Slowly Northward With Time. Snowfall Rateswill Initially Relatively Light With Afternoon Accumulationsranging Between A Trace To 4 Inches By Nightfall...But Toward Theevening Expect Further Intensification As The Band Consolidatesand Moves Into The Boston Hills And Southtowns. The Northern Edgeof The Band Is Currently Forecast To Be Near Route 20A. Areassouth Of This Line Can Expect Snow Rates Of Up To 3 Inches Perhour This Evening With Heavy Snow Continuing Within A Narrow Bandovernight.
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UPDATE: W/B I-278/Gowanus approaching Belt Pkwy left and center lanes remain blocked At 2:39PM due to an earlier accident for up to 2 hours, Kings Co

Fri, 01/09/2015 - 3:44pm
E/B side has left and center lanes blocked due to FDNY activity. W/B Delays are back to Kent Avenue. E/B Delays confined to Belt Parkway.
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Special Weather Statement issued January 09 at 2:31PM EST by NWS Albany

Fri, 01/09/2015 - 3:31pm
...Snow Squalls In Schoharie County...At 222 PM EST...Snow Squalls Were Detected By Radar. These Snowsqualls Were Located Near Summit...And Moving East At 30 Mph.The Snow Squalls Will Be Near...Breakabeen By 240 PM Estnorth Blenheim By 245 PM Estgilboa And 8 Miles Southwest Of Livingstonville By 255 PM Estsnow Squalls Producing A 15 To 30 Minute Period Of Heavy Snow Andnear White Out Conditions Can Be Expected. Generally An Inch Or Lessof Snow Will Accumulate...But The Severity Of The Snow Squalls Willsignificantly Reduce Visibility And Cause Extremely Hazardous Drivingconditions.&&
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CLEARED: I-290 EB is reopened from Exit 6 to I-90 at 2 PM after earlier closure due to winter weather conditions, Erie County

Fri, 01/09/2015 - 3:13pm
CLEARED: I-290 EB is reopened from Exit 6 to I-90 at 2 PM after earlier closure due to winter weather conditions, Erie County.
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I-495 (LIE) WB Accident between Exit 66 (CR 101) to Exit 65 (Horseblock Rd) in Suffolk CO., Yaphank, the right & center lanes are closed, est. 3hrs.

Fri, 01/09/2015 - 3:00pm
I-495 (LIE) WB Accident between Exit 66 (CR 101) to Exit 65 (Horseblock Rd) in Suffolk CO., Yaphank, the right & center lanes are closed, est. 3hrs.
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Special Weather Statement issued January 09 at 1:58PM EST by NWS Albany

Fri, 01/09/2015 - 2:58pm
...A Line Of Snow Squalls Will Impact Schenectady... Albany...Rensselaer And Southern Saratoga Counties...At 153 PM EST...Snow Squalls Were Detected By Radar. These Snowsqualls Were Located Along A Line Extending From Rotterdam Toaltamont To Berne...And Moving East At 35 Mph.Snow Squalls Will Be Near...Colonie By 205 PM Estwaterford...Latham...Guilderland And Cohoes By 210 PM Estvoorheesville And Green Island By 215 PM Estbrunswick Center...Center Brunswick And Watervliet By 220 PM Estthis Includes The Northway Between Exits Between 1 And9...Interstate 90 Exits Between 1S And 8...And Interstate 787 Exitsbetween 1 And 9W. Also...The New York State Thruway Will Be Impactedbetween Exits 23 And 25.Snow Squalls Producing A 15 To 30 Minute Period Of Heavy Snow Andnear White Out Conditions Can Be Expected. Generally An Inch Or Lessof Snow Will Accumulate...But The Severity Of The Snow Squalls Willsignificantly Reduce Visibility And Cause Extremely Hazardous Drivingconditions.&&
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Special Weather Statement issued January 09 at 1:53PM EST by NWS Albany

Fri, 01/09/2015 - 2:53pm
...Snow Squalls Moving From Washington County New York Intobennington And Windham Counties In Southern Vermont...At 151 PM EST...Snow Squalls Were Detected By Radar. These Snowsqualls Were Located Near Salem...And Moving East At 40 Mph.The Snow Squalls Will Be Near...6 Miles North Of Arlington By 205 PM Estmanchester And 7 Miles South Of Dorset By 210 PM Estmanchester Center By 215 PM Est8 Miles North Of Stratton By 225 PM Estlondonderry And 8 Miles North Of West Wardsboro By 230 PM Estsnow Squalls Producing A 15 To 30 Minute Period Of Heavy Snow Andnear White Out Conditions Can Be Expected. Generally An Inch Or Lessof Snow Will Accumulate...But The Severity Of The Snow Squalls Willsignificantly Reduce Visibility And Cause Extremely Hazardous Drivingconditions.&&
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W/B I-278/Gowanus Expwy approaching Belt Parkway left and center lanes blocked At 1:34PM due to an accident for up to 2 hours, Kings County

Fri, 01/09/2015 - 2:43pm
E/B side has left lane blocked due to FDNY activity. W/B Delays are back to 39th Street. E/B Delays confined to the area.
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Special Weather Statement issued January 09 at 1:35PM EST by NWS Buffalo

Fri, 01/09/2015 - 2:35pm
...Lake Effect Snow Over The Tug Hill This Afternoon...* Lake Effect Snow Will Remain In The Same Place For The Remainderof The Afternoon...With Snow Rates Of Up To 4 Inches Per Hour Overthe Tug Hill Plateau. Some Areas May See 10 Additional Inches Ofsnow By 6Pm. Visibility Will Drop To Near Zero At Times.* Some Locations Affected By The Lake Effect Snow Band Include...Port Ontario And Pulaski...Adams And Adams Center...Barnes Corners...West Carthage...Highmarket And Lowville...Indian River...This Includes Interstate 81 Between Exits 37 And 44.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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Special Weather Statement issued January 09 at 1:31PM EST by NWS Burlington

Fri, 01/09/2015 - 2:31pm
...Dangerous Snow Squalls Will Affect Central And Northern Vermont...At 129 PM EST...A Dangerous Snow Squall Was Along A Line Extendingfrom Near Jay To Near Elizabethtown...And Moving East At 35 Mph.Locations To Be Impacted Include...Essex Junction...Montpelier...Bristol...Island Pond...Essex...Addison...Williston...Shelburne...Jericho...Hinesburg...Stowe...Richmond...Charlotte...Underhill...Hardwick...Berlin...Ferrisburgh...East Montpelier...Monkton And Morrisville.Visibilities Will Drop Quickly To Less Than A Quarter Of A Mile Withthese Snow Squalls.Use Extra Caution If You Must Travel Through These Snow Squalls.Rapid Changes In Visibility And Potentially Slick Roads Are Likelyto Lead To Accidents. Consider Delaying Travel Until The Squallpasses Your Location.
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Special Weather Statement issued January 09 at 1:17PM EST by NWS Albany

Fri, 01/09/2015 - 2:17pm
...A Line Of Snow Squalls Will Impact Schoharie...Schenectady Andalbany Counties...At 114 PM EST...Snow Squalls Were Detected By Radar. These Snowsqualls Were Located Along A Line Extending From Duanesburg To 10Miles West Of Summit...And Moving East At 40 Mph.Snow Squalls Will Be Near...Summit...Duanesburg And Delanson By 125 PM Estschoharie By 130 PM Estschenectady And Rotterdam By 135 PM Estmiddleburgh By 140 PM Estbreakabeen And Altamont By 145 PM Estberne By 150 PM Estin New York This Includes Interstate 88 Exits Between 19 And 23.In New York This Includes Interstate 87 Exits Between 1 And 6.In New York This Includes Interstate 90 Exits Between 1S And 6.Snow Squalls Producing A 15 To 30 Minute Period Of Heavy Snow Andnear White Out Conditions Can Be Expected. Generally An Inch Or Lessof Snow Will Accumulate...But The Severity Of The Snow Squalls Willsignificantly Reduce Visibility And Cause Extremely Hazardous Drivingconditions.&&
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Special Weather Statement issued January 09 at 1:13PM EST by NWS Albany

Fri, 01/09/2015 - 2:13pm
...A Line Of Snow Squalls Will Impact Washington...Warren Andsaratoga Counties...At 108 PM EST...Snow Squalls Were Detected By Radar. These Snowsqualls Were Located Along A Line Extending From Lake Luzerne-Hadleyto Rock City Falls To Galway...And Moving East At 45 Mph.Snow Squalls Will Be Near...West Glens Falls...Saratoga Springs And Milton By 120 PM Estglens Falls And Ballston Spa By 125 PM Esthudson Falls And Fort Edward By 130 PM Esthartford And Greenwich By 140 PM Estsalem By 150 PM Estin New York This Includes Interstate 87 Exits Between 12 And 16.Snow Squalls Producing A 15 To 30 Minute Period Of Heavy Snow Andnear White Out Conditions Can Be Expected. Generally An Inch Or Lessof Snow Will Accumulate...But The Severity Of The Snow Squalls Willsignificantly Reduce Visibility And Cause Extremely Hazardous Drivingconditions.&&
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Special Weather Statement issued January 09 at 12:21PM EST by NWS Albany

Fri, 01/09/2015 - 1:21pm
...A Line Of Snow Squalls In Hamilton...Montgomery...Schoharie...Fulton...Herkimer...Schenectady And Saratoga Counties...At 1210 PM EST...Snow Squalls Were Detected By Radar. These Snowsqualls Werelocated Along A Line Extending From Stratford Tojordanville...Or Along A Line Extending From 16 Miles Northeast Oflittle Falls To 7 Miles South Of Ilion...And Moving East At 30 Mph.Snow Squalls Will Be Near...St. Johnsville And Caroga Lake By 1230 PM Estcaroga Lake Public Campground By 1235 PM Estfort Plain And Ephratah By 1240 PM Estgloversville...Canajoharie And Ames By 1250 PM Estcranberry Creek And Sharon Springs By 1255 PM Estsnow Squalls Producing A 15 To 30 Minute Period Of Heavy Snow Andnear White Out Conditions Can Be Expected. Generally An Inch Or Lessof Snow Will Accumulate...But The Severity Of The Snow Squalls Willsignificantly Reduce Visibility And Cause Extremely Hazardous Drivingconditions.&&
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Special Weather Statement issued January 09 at 12:04PM EST by NWS Buffalo

Fri, 01/09/2015 - 1:04pm
...Lake Effect Snow Over The Tug Hill This Afternoon...* Lake Effect Snow Has Briefly Moved Toward The Southern Half Of Thetug Hill Early This Afternoon. However The Band Is Expected Toquickly Re-Intensify And Move Over The Entire Tug Hill Plateau Andinto The Black River Valley By 2Pm. Snow Rates Of 1 To 3Inches Per Hour Can Be Expected With This Band With Visibilityof A Quarter Of A Mile Or Less.* Some Locations Affected By The Lake Effect Snow Band Include...Adams And Adams Center...Barnes Corners...West Carthage And Carthage...Highmarket...Lowville...Indian River...This Includes Interstate 81 Between Exits 36 And 44.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
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