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  • Lake Effect Snow Warning for Cattaraugus County, New York
  • Lake Effect Snow Warning issued February 11 at 9:56PM EST until February 13 at 7:00AM EST by NWS
  • Effective: Thursday, February 11, 2016 at 9:56 p.m.
  • Expires: Saturday, February 13, 2016 at 7 a.m.
  • ...LAKE EFFECT SNOW WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM FRIDAY TO
    7 AM EST SATURDAY...
    ...WIND CHILL WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE FRIDAY NIGHT
    THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...
    * LOCATIONS...SOUTHERN ERIE COUNTY AND WYOMING COUNTY.
    * TIMING...THE LAKE EFFECT SNOW WARNING IS IN EFFECT FROM LATE
    FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH EARLY SATURDAY MORNING. THE WIND
    CHILL WATCH IS IN EFFECT FROM LATE FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH LATE
    SUNDAY MORNING.
    * ACCUMULATIONS...UP TO TWO INCHES FRIDAY AFTERNOON...4 TO 7
    INCHES FRIDAY NIGHT...AND 1 TO 2 INCHES SATURDAY...LEADING TO
    STORM TOTALS OF 6 TO 12 INCHES IN THE MOST PERSISTENT LAKE
    SNOWS.
    * WINDS...NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.
    * VISIBILITIES...AS LOW AS A QUARTER MILE AT TIMES.
    * TEMPERATURES...LOWS ZERO TO 5 BELOW FRIDAY NIGHT. HIGHS ZERO TO
    5 ABOVE SATURDAY. LOWS 5 BELOW TO 15 BELOW ZERO SATURDAY NIGHT.
    * WIND CHILL VALUES...AS LOW AS 30 BELOW LATE FRIDAY NIGHT AND
    SATURDAY.
    * IMPACTS...LAKE EFFECT SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW MAY RESULT IN
    DIFFICULT TRAVEL AT TIMES WITH SNOW COVERED ROADS AND GREATLY
    REDUCED VISIBILITIES. WIND CHILLS WILL REACH DANGEROUS LEVELS.
    FRIGID TEMPERATURES HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO RESULT IN FROZEN
    PIPES...FROSTBITE AND HYPOTHERMIA.
    * FORECASTER CONFIDENCE...FORECASTER CONFIDENCE IN THE WIND
    CHILL WATCH IS MEDIUM. WARMER WATERS OF LAKE ERIE MAY HOLD
    WIND CHILLS TO ADVISORY CRITERIA.