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(CONTINUATION) Lake Effect Snow Warning issued January 09 at 5:57AM EST until January 09 at 10:00AM EST by NWS Buffalo

Fri, 01/09/2015 - 6:57am
...Lake Effect Snow Warning Remains In Effect Until 10 AM Estthis Morning...* Locations...Niagara And Orleans Counties.* Timing...Through Late This Morning.* Accumulations...Additional 2 To 4 Inches Through 10 AM Leadingto Storm Totals Of 6 To 10 Inches.* Winds...Southwest 20 To 30 Mph With Gusts To 45 Mph.* Visibilities...As Low As A Quarter Mile At Times.* Impacts...Heavy Lake Effect Snow And Blowing Snow Will Createextremely Difficult Travel Conditions With Near Zerovisibility This Morning. The Heaviest Snow Is Expected To Falljust Before And During The Morning Commute...Which Will Resultin Significant Traffic Disruptions. If You Must Travel...Beprepared For Severe Winter Driving Conditions.
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(CONTINUATION) Lake Effect Snow Warning issued January 09 at 5:57AM EST until January 09 at 10:00AM EST by NWS Buffalo

Fri, 01/09/2015 - 6:57am
...Lake Effect Snow Warning Remains In Effect Until 10 AM Estthis Morning...* Locations...Northern Erie And Genesee County...Including Allof The Buffalo Metro Area.* Timing...Through Late This Morning.* Accumulations...Additional 3 To 6 Inches This Morning...Leadingto Storm Totals Of 5 To 10 Inches In The Most Persistent Lakesnows.* Snowfall Rates...3 Inches Per Hour Or More Possible In Theheaviest Lake Effect Snows.* Winds...Southwest 20 To 30 Mph With Gusts To 45 Mph Producingsignificant Blowing And Drifting Snow With Near Blizzardconditions At Times.* Visibilities...Near Zero At Times.* Impacts...Very Heavy Lake Effect Snow And Blowing Snow Willcreate Extremely Difficult Travel Conditions With Near Zerovisibility And Deep Snow Cover On Roads. The Heaviest Snow Isexpected To Fall Just Before And During The Morning Commute...Which Will Result In Significant Traffic Disruptions. If Youmust Travel...Be Prepared For Severe Winter Drivingconditions.
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(CONTINUATION) Lake Effect Snow Warning issued January 09 at 5:57AM EST until January 10 at 1:00PM EST by NWS Buffalo

Fri, 01/09/2015 - 6:57am
...Lake Effect Snow Warning Remains In Effect Until 1 PM Estsaturday...* Locations...Chautauqua And Cattaraugus Counties...Mainly Alongthe Lake Erie Shore And Far Northern Sections.* Timing...Today Through Early Saturday Afternoon.* Winds...Southwest 20 To 25 Mph With Gusts To 45 Mph Producingsignificant Blowing And Drifting Snow.* Accumulations...Storm Totals Of 2 To 3 Feet By Saturdayevening In Persistent Bands.* Snowfall Rates...Up To 3 Inches Per Hour.* Visibilities...Near Zero At Times.* Impacts...Very Heavy Lake Effect Snow And Blowing Snow Willcreate Extremely Difficult Travel Conditions With Near Zerovisibility And Deep Snow Cover On Roads. Some Roads May Becomenearly Impassable At Times. If You Must Travel...Be Preparedfor Severe Winter Driving Conditions.
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(CONTINUATION) Lake Effect Snow Warning issued January 09 at 5:57AM EST until January 10 at 6:00PM EST by NWS Buffalo

Fri, 01/09/2015 - 6:57am
...Lake Effect Snow Warning Remains In Effect Until 6 PM Estsaturday...* Locations...Wyoming And Southern Erie County.* Timing...Today Through Early Saturday Evening.* Winds...West 20 To 30 Mph With Gusts Up To 45 Mph Producingsignificant Blowing And Drifting Snow With Near Blizzardconditions At Times.* Accumulations...Storm Total Snowfall Of 2 To 3 Feet Bysaturday Evening In Persistent Bands.* Snowfall Rates...Up To 3 Inches Per Hour.* Visibilities...Near Zero At Times.* Impacts...Very Heavy Lake Effect Snow And Blowing Snow Willcreate Extremely Difficult Travel Conditions With Near Zerovisibility And Deep Snow Cover On Roads. Some Roads May Becomenearly Impassable At Times. If You Must Travel...Be Preparedfor Severe Winter Driving Conditions.
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(CONTINUATION) Lake Effect Snow Advisory issued January 09 at 5:57AM EST until January 09 at 10:00AM EST by NWS Buffalo

Fri, 01/09/2015 - 6:57am
...Lake Effect Snow Advisory Remains In Effect Until 10 AM Estthis Morning...* Locations...Western Sections Of Monroe County.* Timing...Through Late This Morning.* Accumulations...3 To 6 Inches Of Snow Through 10 AM...Heaviestamounts Across Western Sections Of The County.* Visibilities...As Low As A Half Mile At Times.* Impacts...A Brief Period Of Lake Effect Snow Just Before Andduring The Morning Commute Will Result In Snow Covered Roadsand Difficult Driving Conditions.
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(CONTINUATION) Lake Effect Snow Advisory issued January 09 at 5:57AM EST until January 10 at 10:00AM EST by NWS Buffalo

Fri, 01/09/2015 - 6:57am
...Lake Effect Snow Advisory Remains In Effect From 6 PM Thisevening To 10 AM EST Saturday...* Locations...Livingston County.* Timing...Early This Evening Through Late Saturday Morning.* Accumulations...3 To 6 Inches Tonight And Around An Inchsaturday Morning...Leading To Storm Totals Of 4 To 7 Inches Inthe Most Persistent Lake Snows.* Winds...West 10 To 15 Mph With Gusts To 30 Mph.* Visibilities...As Low As A Half Mile At Times.* Impacts...A Period Of Lake Effect Snow This Evening Andthrough The Overnight Hours Will Result In Snow Covered Roadsand Difficult Driving Conditions.
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Special Weather Statement issued January 09 at 5:24AM EST by NWS Buffalo

Fri, 01/09/2015 - 6:24am
...Heavy Lake Effect Snow Band Will Shift South Across Downtownbuffalo And Into The Southtowns Through 700 AM...A Band Of Heavy Lake Effect Snow Will Drop Abruptly Southward Acrossthe Buffalo Metro Area And Into The South Towns Through 700 AM. Theband Will Also Extend Northeast Into Western Portions Of Orleans Andgenesee Counties From Batavia To Medina. Expect Near Whiteoutconditions In This Band With Snowfall Rates Of 3 Inches An Hour Andvisibility Near Zero. Winds Gusting To 40 Mph Will Also Resultin Areas Of Blowing Snow.This Includes The New York Thruway Between Exits 49 And 57.Travel Will Be Extremely Difficult Or Even Impossible Due To Thecombination Of Snowfall And Strong Winds Producing Significantblowing And Drifting Snow. Motorists Should Expect To Encounter Nearzero Visibilities...Snow Covered And Drifted Roadways Which Will Makesome Roads Nearly Impassable At Times.
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RTE 5 EB/WB is closed from I-190 to Ridge Road due to winter weather conditions, Erie Co.

Fri, 01/09/2015 - 6:13am
RTE 5 EB/WB (Skyway) is closed from I-190 in the City of Buffalo to Ridge Road in the City of Lackawanna due to winter weather conditions, Erie Co.
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(CONTINUATION) Lake Effect Snow Warning issued January 09 at 4:52AM EST until January 10 at 6:00PM EST by NWS Albany

Fri, 01/09/2015 - 5:52am
...Lake Effect Snow Warning Remains In Effect From 11 AM Thismorning To 6 PM EST Saturday...* Locations...Western Adirondacks.* Hazard Types...Heavy Lake Effect Snow.* Accumulations...Ranging From Near 8 Inches In 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...Lake Effect Will Develop Just North Of The Area Thismorning...Then Shift Southward Into The Western Adirondacks Thisafternoon. The Lake Effect Snow Band Will Continue To Meanderacross The Western Adirondacks...Mainly From Old Forge Onnorthward...On Friday Night Into Saturday...Before Weakeningand Ending By Early Saturday Evening.* Impacts...Low Visibility Due To Heavy Wind Driven Snow Andsnow Covered Roadways And Trails Will Make For Dangeroustravel.* Winds...Southwest 10 To 20 Mph With Gusts Up To 30 Mph.* Temperatures...In The Teens Today...Dropping To 0 To 5 Degreeson Tonight...And Rising Into The L
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Special Weather Statement issued January 09 at 4:16AM EST by NWS Albany

Fri, 01/09/2015 - 5:16am
...Periods Of Snow And Blowing Snow Through Mid Morning...A Fast Moving Low Pressure System Will Generate Bursts Of Light Tomoderate Snowfall Across The Region This Morning. Snowfall Amountsof 1 To 3 Inches Are Expected Through Around 10 AM Across Much Ofthe Eastern Mohawk Valley...The Capital Region...The Lake Georgesaratoga Region...Southern Vermont...The Berkshires...Easterncatskills...Mid Hudson Valley And Northwest Connecticut.In Addition...Gusty Winds Will Create Areas Of Blowing Anddrifting Snow. The Combination Of Falling...And Blowing Snow Willoccasionally Reduce Visibilities To Under One Half Of A Mile.Hazardous Travel Conditions Will Be Likely For The Morning Commutedue To Snow Covered Roadways...And Poor Visibilities. The Snow Isexpected To Taper Off From West To East Between 8 And 11 AM.
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(CONTINUATION) Wind Advisory issued January 09 at 4:13AM EST until January 09 at 1:00PM EST by NWS New York City - Upton

Fri, 01/09/2015 - 5:13am
...Strong Sw Winds Developing Before Sunrise......Wind Advisory Remains In Effect Until 1 PM EST Thisafternoon...* Locations...Southern Middlesex And Southern New London Countiesin Southeast Connecticut...And Suffolk County In Southeast Newyork.* Hazards...Strong Winds.* Winds...Southwest 20 To 30 Mph With Gusts Up To 50 Mph.* Timing...Increasing Southwest Winds In The Pre-Dawn Hours Willpeak This Morning...Then Become West And Diminish To Belowadvisory Levels This Afternoon.* Impacts...Minor Property Damage And Difficult Driving Conditionsare Possible. Strongest Winds Expected In Exposed And Elevatedareas...And Close To South Facing Shorelines.
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Special Weather Statement issued January 09 at 4:04AM EST by NWS Buffalo

Fri, 01/09/2015 - 5:04am
...Heavy Lake Effect Snow Will Focus On The Buffalo North Townsthrough 500 AM And Then Shift Abruptly Southward Between 500 AM And700 AM...* At 400 AM A Band Of Heavy Lake Effect Snow Was Across Tonawandaand Amherst Extending Northeast Into Clarence And Wolcottsville.This Band Is Producing Snowfall Rates Of 3 Inches Per Hour. Thiscombined With Wind Gusts To 40 Mph Will Produce Near Whiteoutconditions.* This Band Is Expected To Remain Stationary Through 500 AM...Andthen Shift Abruptly Southward Across The Rest Of Buffalo Metroarea And South Towns Through 700 AM. Expect Rapidly Deterioratingconditions As This Band Moves Through.Travel Will Be Extremely Difficult Or Even Impossible Due To Thecombination Of Snowfall And Strong Winds Producing Significantblowing And Drifting Snow. Motorists Should Expect To Encounter Nearzero Visibilities...Snow Covered And Drifted Roadways Which Will Makesome Roads Nearly Impassable At Times.
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(CONTINUATION) Lake Effect Snow Advisory issued January 09 at 4:02AM EST until January 10 at 7:00AM EST by NWS Burlington

Fri, 01/09/2015 - 5:02am
...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 7 Inches Of Snow.* Maximum Snowfall Rate...1 Inch Per Hour...Mainly This Morningthrough Early This Afternoon.* Timing...Lake Effect Snow Today Will Into Saturday Morningbefore Shifting South Of The Area.* Impacts...Difficult Travel Due To Snow Covered Roads Andreduced Visibility In Snow And Blowing Snow.* Winds...Southwest 15 To 25 Mph With Gusts Up To 35 Mph.* Temperatures...Highs Around 20.* Visibilities...As Low As 1/4 Mile At Times.
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(CONTINUATION) Lake Effect Snow Warning issued January 09 at 4:02AM EST until January 10 at 7:00AM EST by NWS Burlington

Fri, 01/09/2015 - 5:02am
...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...7 To 14 Inches Of Snow.* Maximum Snowfall Rate...1 To 2 Inches Per Hour...Mainly Thismorning Through Early This Afternoon.* Timing...Lake Effect Snow Today Will Continue Into Saturdaymorning Before Shifting South Of The Area.* Impacts...Hazardous Travel Due To Snow Covered Roads Andreduced Visibility In Snow And Blowing Snow.* Winds...Southwest 15 To 25 Mph With Gusts Up To 30 Mph.* Temperatures...Highs Around 20.* Visibilities...Below 1/4 Mile At Times.
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Special Weather Statement issued January 09 at 2:32AM EST by NWS Buffalo

Fri, 01/09/2015 - 3:32am
...Heavy Lake Effect Snow Band Will Focus Between Downtown Buffaloand Niagara Falls Through 400 AM...* At 222 AM EST...National Weather Service Doppler Radar Indicated Alake Effect Snow Band Producing Snowfall Of 3 Inches Perhour...And Visibility Near Zero At Times. Winds Gusting To 45 Mphwill Also Result In Significant Blowing And Drifting Snow.* This Lake Effect Snow Band Was Across North Tonawanda Extendingthrough Lockport. This Band Will Shift Slightly Southward Through400 AM And Impact Areas Just North Of Downtown Buffalo...Amherst...And Clarence. After This...Expect Heavy Snow To Dropabruptly Southward Across Downtown Buffalo And The South Townsbetween 400 AM And 700 AM.This Includes The New York Thruway Between Exits 49 And 52.Travel Will Be Extremely Difficult Or Even Impossible Due To Thecombination Of Snowfall And Strong Winds Producing Significantblowing And Drifting Snow. Motorists Should Expect To Encounter Nearzero Visibilities...Snow Covered And Drifted Roadways Which Wi
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RTE 33 EB/WB is closed from Stony Road to Gunnville Road due to accident at 2:15 am for up to 4 hrs, Erie Co.

Fri, 01/09/2015 - 3:25am
RTE 33 EB/WB is closed from Stony Road to Gunnville Road, in the Town of Lancaster, due to accident at 2:15 am for up to 4 hours, Erie County.
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Lake Effect Snow Advisory issued January 09 at 1:32AM EST until January 09 at 10:00AM EST by NWS Buffalo

Fri, 01/09/2015 - 2:32am
...Lake Effect Snow Advisory In Effect Until 10 AM EST Thismorning...The National Weather Service In Buffalo Has Issued A Lake Effectsnow Advisory...Which Is In Effect Until 10 AM EST This Morning.* Locations...Western Sections Of Monroe County.* Timing...Through Late This Morning.* Accumulations...3 To 6 Inches Or Snow Through 10 AM...Heaviestamounts Across Western Sections Of The County.* Visibilities...As Low As A Half Mile At Times.* Impacts...A Brief Period Of Lake Effect Snow Just Before Andduring The Morning Commute Will Result In Snow Covered Roads Anddifficult Driving Conditions.
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Lake Effect Snow Advisory issued January 09 at 1:32AM EST until January 10 at 10:00AM EST by NWS Buffalo

Fri, 01/09/2015 - 2:32am
...Lake Effect Snow Advisory In Effect From 6 PM This Evening To10 AM EST Saturday...The National Weather Service In Buffalo Has Issued A Lake Effectsnow Advisory...Which Is In Effect From 6 PM This Evening To10 AM EST Saturday.* Locations...Livingston County.* Timing...Early This Evening Through Late Saturday Morning.* Accumulations...3 To 6 Inches Tonight And Around An Inchsaturday Morning...Leading To Storm Totals Of 4 To 7 Inches Inthe Most Persistent Lake Snows.* Winds...West 10 To 15 Mph With Gusts To 30 Mph.* Visibilities...As Low As A Half Mile At Times.* Impacts...A Period Of Lake Effect Snow This Evening And Throughthe Overnight Hours Will Result In Snow Covered Roads Anddifficult Driving Conditions.
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(EXTENSION - area) Lake Effect Snow Warning issued January 09 at 1:32AM EST until January 09 at 10:00AM EST by NWS Buffalo

Fri, 01/09/2015 - 2:32am
...Lake Effect Snow Warning In Effect Until 10 AM EST Thismorning...The National Weather Service In Buffalo Has Issued A Lake Effectsnow Warning...Which Is In Effect Until 10 AM EST This Morning.The Lake Effect Snow Advisory Is No Longer In Effect.* Locations...Niagara And Orleans Counties.* Timing...Through Late This Morning.* Accumulations...Additional 4 To 8 Inches Through 10 AM Leadingto Storm Totals Of 6 To 10 Inches.* Winds...Southwest 20 To 30 Mph With Gusts To 45 Mph.* Visibilities...As Low As A Quarter Mile At Times.* Impacts...Heavy Lake Effect Snow And Blowing Snow Will Createextremely Difficult Travel Conditions With Near Zero Visibilitythis Morning. The Heaviest Snow Is Expected To Fall Just Beforeand During The Morning Commute...Which Will Result Insignificant Traffic Disruptions. If You Must Travel...Beprepared For Severe Winter Driving Conditions.
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(CONTINUATION) Lake Effect Snow Warning issued January 09 at 1:32AM EST until January 09 at 10:00AM EST by NWS Buffalo

Fri, 01/09/2015 - 2:32am
...Lake Effect Snow Warning Remains In Effect Until 10 AM Estthis Morning...* Locations...Northern Erie And Genesee County...Including Allof The Buffalo Metro Area.* Timing...Through Late This Morning.* Accumulations...3 To 6 Inches Through 6 AM And 3 To 6 Inchesthis Morning...Leading To Storm Totals Of 5 To 10 Inches In Themost Persistent Lake Snows.* Snowfall Rates...3 Inches Per Hour Or More Possible In Theheaviest Lake Effect Snows.* Winds...Southwest 20 To 30 Mph With Gusts To 45 Mph Producingsignificant Blowing And Drifting Snow With Near Blizzardconditions At Times.* Visibilities...Near Zero At Times.* Impacts...Very Heavy Lake Effect Snow And Blowing Snow Willcreate Extremely Difficult Travel Conditions With Near Zerovisibility And Deep Snow Cover On Roads. The Heaviest Snow Isexpected To Fall Just Before And During The Morning Commute...Which Will Result In Significant Traffic Disruptions. If Youmust Travel...Be Prepared For Severe Winter Drivingconditions.
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