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Special Weather Statement issued January 07 at 3:26PM EST by NWS Buffalo

Tue, 01/07/2014 - 4:26pm
...Heavy Lake Effect Snow And Blowing Snow Continues... A Strong Band Lake Effect Snow Will Remain Roughly Along An Axis From About Sackets Harbor To Fort Drum...Affecting Watertown At Times Before Moving South Later This Afternoon. Within This 15 Mile Wide Band...Snow Rates May Reach 2-3 Inches Per Hour. South This Band...Snow...Heavy At Times...Will Also Fall Through The Afternoon Affecting Areas Across The Tug Hill Plateau With Snow Rates Of 1 To 2 Inches Per Hour. Little Snow Will Fall North Of Watertown Or South Redfield For The Next Several Hours. The Snow Together With Winds Gusting To 45 Mph Will Create Local Blizzard Conditions With Whiteouts And Significant Snow Drifts. Temperatures Are In The Single Digits...With Wind Chills 15 To 20 Below Zero.
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Special Weather Statement issued January 07 at 3:20PM EST by NWS Buffalo

Tue, 01/07/2014 - 4:20pm
...Blizzard Conditions For Portions Of Niagara Frontier... Near Zero Visibility With Wind Gusts To 51 Mph Were Reported At The Airport Just Before 3 PM This Afternoon. ...This Is A Particularly Dangerous Situation... Blinding Snow...White Out Conditions...And Dangerously Cold Wind Chills To 20 Below Should Be Expected In The Band Through The Afternoon. A Casual Drive Or Trip Outside Can Quickly Lead To A Life Threatening Situation Without Proper Winter Gear. Lake Erie Is Freezing Very Quickly This Afternoon Due To The Extremely Cold Air Aloft. Ice Now Covers A Large Swath Of The Lake...And Has Forced The Band Into Two Pieces. One Band Is Over Tonawanda...Amherst...Clarence And Points East While Another Band Is Over The Southtowns. The City Of Buffalo East To Cheektowaga Is In Between The Bands...Although Blowing Snow Makes It Nearly Impossible To Know Whether You Are In A Lake Band Or Not. For The Remainder Of The Afternoon...Expect Little Change: 1) Winds Will Continue To Gust To 50 M
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(EXTENSION - time) Wind Chill Warning issued January 07 at 3:13PM EST until January 08 at 10:00AM EST by NWS Binghamton

Tue, 01/07/2014 - 4:13pm
...Wind Chill Warning Now In Effect Until 10 AM EST Wednesday... * Locations...All Of Northeast Pennsylvania And Central New York. * Hazards...Dangerously Cold Wind Chill Values. * Wind Chill Readings...Between 15 And 30 Below Zero. * Winds...West 10 To 20 Mph With Gusts Up To 30 Mph. * Timing...Through Early Wednesday Morning. * Temperatures...10 Below To 5 Above Zero. * Impacts...Dangerously Cold Wind Chills Will Pose A Risk For Frost Bite And Hypothermia For Anyone Outside, Even For A Short Period Of Time. This Is Life-Threatening Cold For Those Not In Shelter.
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(CONTINUATION) Flash Flood Warning issued January 07 at 3:12PM EST until January 07 at 9:30PM EST by NWS Buffalo

Tue, 01/07/2014 - 4:12pm
...A Flash Flood Warning Remains In Effect Until 930 PM EST For Northwestern Erie And Southwestern Niagara Counties... This Includes The East Channel Of The Niagara River In The City Of Niagara Falls And Grand Island. At 257 PM EST...The Joint River Control Center Continues To Advise Of Ice Jam Flooding On The East Channel Of The Upper Niagara River As A Result Of High Winds And Increased Ice Flows. An Ice Jam Has Formed Between The Power Authority Intakes And Cayuga Island. The Water Level Gauge At The La Salle Yacht Club Is Reading Slightly Below The Zero Damage Elevation. Low Lying Areas On The Robert Moses Parkway And La Salle Expressway Under The North Grand Island Bridge Are Flooded And Closed. Conditions Are Unstable And Could Continue Worsen. Flooding Is Also Beginning Along The Grand Island Shoreline Of The East Channel. If Water Levels Continue To Rise Flooding Will Worsen Across Much Of Cayuga Island...And Also In The Vicinity Of The La Salle Yacht Club In The City Of Niagar
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CLEARED: N/B I-678/Van Wyck Expressway at Queens Blvd. all lanes reopened at 2:43PM due to an earlier accident. - Queens Co.

Tue, 01/07/2014 - 3:44pm
CLEARED: N/B I-678/Van Wyck Expressway at Queens Blvd. all lanes reopened at 2:43PM due to an earlier accident. - Queens Co. Delays are back to Rockaway Blvd.
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ACCIDENT : Rt. 490 WB ramp closed to Rt. 590 SB at 2:18 pm until further notice in the Town of Brighton, Monroe Co

Tue, 01/07/2014 - 3:19pm
ACCIDENT : Rt. 490 WB ramp closed to Rt. 590 SB at 2:18 pm until further notice in the Town of Brighton, Monroe Co
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CLEARED : ACCIDENT : Rt. 104 EB ramp closed at Rt. 590 at 12:30 pm until further notice in the Town of Irondequoit, Monroe Co

Tue, 01/07/2014 - 3:06pm
CLEARED : ACCIDENT : Rt. 104 EB ramp closed at Rt. 590 at 12:30 pm until further notice in the Town of Irondequoit, Monroe Co
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(EXTENSION - time) Flash Flood Warning issued January 07 at 2:04PM EST until January 07 at 9:30PM EST by NWS Buffalo

Tue, 01/07/2014 - 3:04pm
The National Weather Service In Buffalo Has Extended The * Flash Flood Warning For The East Channel Of The Upper Niagara River In... Northwestern Erie County In Western New York... Southwestern Niagara County In Western New York... This Includes The City Of Niagara Falls And Grand Island... * Until 930 PM EST... * At 200 PM EST...The Joint River Control Center Continues To Advise Of The Potential For Ice Jam Flooding On The East Channel Of The Upper Niagara River As A Result Of High Winds And Increased Ice Flows. An Ice Jam Has Formed Between The Power Authority Intakes And Cayuga Island. The Water Level Gauge At The La Salle Yacht Club Is Reading Slightly Below The Zero Damage Elevation. Minor Flooding Of Low Lying Areas On The Robert Moses Parkway Under The North Grand Island Bridge Is Occurring. Conditions Are Unstable And Could Worsen. If Water Levels Continue To Rise Flooding Will Develop Across Much Of Cayuga Island...And Also In The Vicinity Of The La Salle Yacht Club In The Cit
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CLEARED : ACCIDENT : Rt. 390 NB left lane closed at Buffalo Road at 1:25 pm until further notice in the Town of Gates, Monroe Co

Tue, 01/07/2014 - 2:58pm
CLEARED : ACCIDENT : Rt. 390 NB left lane closed at Buffalo Road at 1:25 pm until further notice in the Town of Gates, Monroe Co Left lane has been reopened
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CLEARED : ACCIDENT : Rt. 490 WB ramp closed to Rt. 590 SB at 12:50 pm until further notice in the Town of Brighton, Monroe Co

Tue, 01/07/2014 - 2:51pm
CLEARED : ACCIDENT : Rt. 490 WB ramp closed to Rt. 590 SB at 12:50 pm until further notice in the Town of Brighton, Monroe Co Ramp has been reopened
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UPDATE: Rt 11 N is RE-OPEN between the Village of Adams line and Michaels Rd. in the t/o Adams, crash has CLEARED at 1:15PM - Jefferson Co.

Tue, 01/07/2014 - 2:27pm
UPDATE: Route 11 North is RE-OPEN between the Village of Adams line and Michaels Rd. in the Town of Adams. The crash has CLEARED at 1:15PM - Jefferson Co.
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(CONTINUATION) Lake Effect Snow Warning issued January 07 at 1:20PM EST until January 08 at 9:00AM EST by NWS Buffalo

Tue, 01/07/2014 - 2:20pm
...Wind Chill Warning Now In Effect Until 9 AM EST Wednesday... ...Lake Effect Snow Warning Remains In Effect Until 6 AM EST Wednesday... * Locations...Along The Shoreline And Northern Portions Of Chautauqua County. * Timing...Through Late Wednesday Morning. * Hazards...Heavy Lake Effect Snow. Dangerous Cold Wind Chills. * Snow Accumulations...6 To 12 Inches Today...And 3 To 5 Inches Tonight...Leading To Storm Totals Of More Than 2 Feet In The Most Persistent Lake Snows. * Winds...Southwest 20 To 30 Mph. * Visibilities...As Low As A Quarter Mile At Times. * Wind Chill Values...As Low As 30 Below. * Impacts...Travel Conditions Will Be Extremely Difficult To Near Impossible With Snow Covered Roads And Frequent Whiteout Conditions Due To Heavy Lake Effect Snow Along With Considerable Blowing And Drifting Snow. Roadways Will Become Partially Or Fully Impassable For A Period Of Time. Dangerously Cold Wind Chills Will Pose A Risk For Frost Bite And Hypothermia For Anyone Outside For Even Ver
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(CONTINUATION) Lake Effect Snow Warning issued January 07 at 1:20PM EST until January 08 at 4:00AM EST by NWS Buffalo

Tue, 01/07/2014 - 2:20pm
...Wind Chill Warning Now In Effect Until 4 AM EST Wednesday... ...Lake Effect Snow Warning Remains In Effect Until 1 PM EST Wednesday... * Locations...For Lake Effect Snows...Mainly The Far Northern Portion Of Oswego County. For Wind Chills...All Of Oswego County. * Timing...Through Early Wednesday Afternoon. * Hazards...Heavy Lake Effect Snow And Blowing Snow. Dangerous Wind Chills. * Accumulations...3 To 5 Inches This Afternoon...10 To 20 Inches Tonight...And 5 To 10 Inches Wednesday. * Winds...Southwest 20 To 30 Mph. * Visibilities...As Low As A Quarter Mile At Times. * Wind Chill Values...As Low As 20 Below. * Impacts...Travel Will Be Extremely Difficult To Near Impossible With Snow Covered Roads And Frequent Whiteout Conditions Due To Heavy Lake Effect Snow Along With Considerable Blowing And Drifting Snow. Roadways Will Become Partially Or Fully Impassable For A Period Of Time. Interstate 81 Will Be Greatly Impacted From Pulaski To Just South Of Watertown. Dangerously Cold Wind
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(CONTINUATION) Lake Effect Snow Warning issued January 07 at 1:20PM EST until January 08 at 4:00AM EST by NWS Buffalo

Tue, 01/07/2014 - 2:20pm
...Wind Chill Advisory Now In Effect Until 4 AM EST Wednesday... ...Lake Effect Snow Warning Remains In Effect Until 1 PM EST Wednesday... * Locations...Jefferson And Lewis Counties. * Timing...Through Early Wednesday Afternoon. * Hazards...Heavy Lake Effect Snow And Blowing Snow. * Accumulations...8 To 16 Inches This Afternoon...More Than 2 Feet Tonight...And 8 To 14 Inches Wednesday. * Winds...Southwest 20 To 30 Mph. * Wind Chills...As Cold As 25 Below Zero At Times. * Visibilities...As Low As A Quarter Mile At Times. * Impacts...Travel Conditions Will Be Extremely Difficult To Near Impossible With Snow Covered Roads And Frequent Whiteout Conditions Due To Heavy Lake Effect Snow Along With Considerable Blowing And Drifting Snow By Tonight. Roadways Will Become Partially Or Fully Impassable For A Period Of Time. This Includes Interstate 81 South Of Watertown. Dangerously Cold Wind Chills Will Pose A Risk For Frost Bite And Hypothermia For Anyone Outside For Even Short Periods Of Time.
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(CONTINUATION) Wind Chill Advisory issued January 07 at 1:20PM EST until January 08 at 4:00AM EST by NWS Buffalo

Tue, 01/07/2014 - 2:20pm
...Wind Chill Advisory Now In Effect Until 4 AM EST Wednesday... ...Lake Effect Snow Warning Remains In Effect Until 1 PM EST Wednesday... * Locations...Jefferson And Lewis Counties. * Timing...Through Early Wednesday Afternoon. * Hazards...Heavy Lake Effect Snow And Blowing Snow. * Accumulations...8 To 16 Inches This Afternoon...More Than 2 Feet Tonight...And 8 To 14 Inches Wednesday. * Winds...Southwest 20 To 30 Mph. * Wind Chills...As Cold As 25 Below Zero At Times. * Visibilities...As Low As A Quarter Mile At Times. * Impacts...Travel Conditions Will Be Extremely Difficult To Near Impossible With Snow Covered Roads And Frequent Whiteout Conditions Due To Heavy Lake Effect Snow Along With Considerable Blowing And Drifting Snow By Tonight. Roadways Will Become Partially Or Fully Impassable For A Period Of Time. This Includes Interstate 81 South Of Watertown. Dangerously Cold Wind Chills Will Pose A Risk For Frost Bite And Hypothermia For Anyone Outside For Even Short Periods Of Time.
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(EXTENSION - time) Wind Chill Warning issued January 07 at 1:20PM EST until January 08 at 4:00AM EST by NWS Buffalo

Tue, 01/07/2014 - 2:20pm
...Wind Chill Warning Now In Effect Until 4 AM EST Wednesday... * Locations...Niagara And Orleans Counties. * Timing...Through Late Tonight. * Winds...Southwest 25 To 35 Mph. * Wind Chill Values...As Low As 20 Below. * Impacts...Dangerously Cold Wind Chills Will Pose A Risk For Frost Bite And Hypothermia For Anyone Outside For Even Very Short Periods Of Time. This Is A Life-Threatening Cold For Those Not In Shelter.
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(CONTINUATION) Wind Chill Warning issued January 07 at 1:20PM EST until January 08 at 4:00AM EST by NWS Buffalo

Tue, 01/07/2014 - 2:20pm
...Wind Chill Warning Now In Effect Until 4 AM EST Wednesday... ...Lake Effect Snow Advisory Remains In Effect Until 7 PM EST This Evening... * Locations...Monroe And Livingston Counties. Greatest Snow Amounts South And West Of Rochester. * Timing...Through Late Tonight. * Accumulations...An Inch Or Less This Afternoon And Up To 2 Inches Tonight. * Winds...Southwest 25 To 35 Mph. * Visibilities...As Low As A Quarter Mile At Times. * Wind Chill Values...As Low As 25 Below. * Impacts...Travel Could Be Very Difficult With Snow Covered Roads And Poor Visibilities Due To Lake Effect Snow Along With Considerable Blowing And Drifting Snow. Dangerously Cold Wind Chills Will Pose A Risk For Frost Bite And Hypothermia For Anyone Outside For Even Very Short Periods Of Time. This Is A Life-Threatening Cold For Those Not In Shelter.
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(EXTENSION - time) Wind Chill Warning issued January 07 at 1:20PM EST until January 08 at 4:00AM EST by NWS Buffalo

Tue, 01/07/2014 - 2:20pm
...Wind Chill Warning Now In Effect Until 4 AM EST Wednesday... * Locations...Wayne And Ontario Counties. * Timing...Through Late Tonight. * Winds...Southwest 20 To 30 Mph. * Wind Chill Values...As Low As 20 Below. * Impacts...Dangerously Cold Wind Chills Will Pose A Risk For Frost Bite And Hypothermia For Anyone Outside For Even Very Short Periods Of Time. This Is A Life-Threatening Cold For Those Not In Shelter.
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(EXTENSION - time) Wind Chill Warning issued January 07 at 1:20PM EST until January 08 at 4:00AM EST by NWS Buffalo

Tue, 01/07/2014 - 2:20pm
...Wind Chill Warning Now In Effect Until 4 AM EST Wednesday... * Locations...Northern Cayuga County. * Timing...Through Late Tonight. * Winds...Southwest 20 To 30 Mph. * Wind Chill Values...As Low As 20 Below. * Impacts...Dangerously Cold Wind Chills Will Pose A Risk For Frost Bite And Hypothermia For Anyone Outside For Even Very Short Periods Of Time. This Is A Life-Threatening Cold For Those Not In Shelter.
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