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  • Lake Effect Snow Warning for Chautauqua County, New York
  • Lake Effect Snow Warning issued January 07 at 9:54PM EST until January 08 at 6:00AM EST by NWS
  • Effective: Tuesday, January 7, 2014 at 9:54 p.m.
  • Expires: Wednesday, January 8, 2014 at 6 a.m.
  • ...LAKE EFFECT SNOW WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EST
    WEDNESDAY...
    ...WIND CHILL WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM EST
    WEDNESDAY...
    * LOCATIONS...ALONG THE SHORELINE AND NORTHERN PORTIONS OF
    CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY.
    * TIMING...THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY MORNING.
    * HAZARDS...HEAVY LAKE EFFECT SNOW AND DANGEROUS COLD WIND
    CHILLS.
    * SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...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 VERY SHORT PERIODS
    OF TIME. THIS IS A LIFE-THREATENING COLD FOR THOSE NOT IN
    SHELTER.