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  • Lake Effect Snow Watch for Cattaraugus County, New York
  • Lake Effect Snow Watch issued November 18 at 9:39AM EST until November 19 at 10:00AM EST by NWS
  • Effective: Tuesday, November 18, 2014 at 9:39 a.m.
  • Expires: Wednesday, November 19, 2014 at 10 a.m.
  • ...LAKE EFFECT SNOW WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST
    WEDNESDAY...
    ...LAKE EFFECT SNOW WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING
    THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...
    * LOCATIONS...CHAUTAUQUA AND CATTARAUGUS COUNTIES...GREATEST
    AMOUNTS ALONG THE LAKE ERIE SHORE AND NORTHERN PORTIONS OF THE
    AREA.
    * TIMING...WARNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING. WATCH FROM THURSDAY
    MORNING THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING.
    * ACCUMULATIONS...SNOWFALL RATES OF 2 TO 4 INCHES IN THE MOST
    INTENSE PORTION OF THE BAND. STORM TOTAL ACCUMULATIONS OF 2 TO 3
    FEET IN THE MOST PERSISTENT SNOWS.
    * WINDS...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40 MPH PRODUCING
    LOCALIZED BLIZZARD CONDITIONS AT TIMES WITH SIGNIFICANT BLOWING
    AND DRIFTING SNOW.
    * VISIBILITIES...NEAR ZERO AT TIMES.
    * IMPACTS...INTENSE LAKE EFFECT SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WILL
    RESULT IN VERY DIFFICULT OR NEARLY IMPOSSIBLE TRAVEL AT TIMES
    WITHIN THE MOST INTENSE PORTION OF THE BAND. SOME ROADS MAY
    BECOME NEARLY IMPASSABLE. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL BE PREPARED FOR
    SEVERE WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS WITH NEAR ZERO VISIBILITY AND
    DEEP SNOW COVER ON ROADS. THIS INCLUDES THE NEW YORK STATE
    THRUWAY FROM RIPLEY TO SILVER CREEK.