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  • Wind Chill Warning for Lewis County, New York
  • Wind Chill Warning issued January 08 at 4:02AM EST until January 10 at 6:00PM EST by NWS
  • Effective: Thursday, January 8, 2015 at 4:02 a.m.
  • Expires: Saturday, January 10, 2015 at 6 p.m.
  • ...WIND CHILL WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST THIS
    MORNING...
    ...LAKE EFFECT SNOW ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EST
    THIS EVENING...
    ...LAKE EFFECT SNOW WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM FRIDAY TO 6 PM
    EST SATURDAY...
    THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BUFFALO HAS ISSUED A LAKE EFFECT
    SNOW WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM FRIDAY TO 6 PM EST
    SATURDAY. THE LAKE EFFECT SNOW WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.
    * LOCATIONS...LEWIS COUNTY.
    * TIMING...WIND CHILL WARNING THROUGH THIS MORNING. INITIAL LAKE
    EFFECT SNOW WILL BE FOUND HEAVIEST THIS MORNING...THEN WANE
    THROUGH THE AFTERNOON HOURS. AFTER A BRIEF LULL...SYNOPTIC SNOW
    WILL TRANSITION TO LAKE EFFECT SNOW AGAIN TONIGHT WITH THE LAKE
    EFFECT SNOW EXPECTED TO BE HEAVY AT TIMES THROUGH SATURDAY.
    * WINDS AND WIND CHILLS...WEST 15 TO 25 MPH...PRODUCING WIND
    CHILLS AS LOW AS 35 BELOW ZERO THIS MORNING. SOUTHWEST WIND
    GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH LATE TONIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT WILL
    PRODUCE BLOWING SNOW.
    * SNOW ACCUMULATIONS TODAY...4 TO 7 INCHES IN THE MOST PERSISTENT
    LAKE SNOWS. SNOWFALL RATES AROUND 2 INCHES AN HOUR EXPECTED IN
    THE HEAVIEST SNOW BANDS THIS MORNING.
    * SNOW THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY...STORM TOTALS OF 2 TO 3 FEET
    IN THE MOST PERSISTENT SNOW BANDS. SNOWFALL RATES OVER 3 INCHES
    AN HOUR ARE LIKELY.
    * VISIBILITIES...AS LOW AS A QUARTER MILE AT TIMES TODAY. NEAR
    ZERO FRIDAY AND SATURDAY.
    * IMPACTS...BITTERLY COLD WIND CHILLS WILL RESULT IN DANGEROUS
    CONDITIONS FOR EXPOSED SKIN THIS MORNING. LAKE EFFECT SNOW WILL
    PRODUCE DIFFICULT TRAVEL WITH LOW VISIBILITY AND SNOW COVERED
    ROADS THIS MORNING AND INTO THE AFTERNOON HOURS. ANOTHER ROUND
    OF VERY HEAVY LAKE EFFECT SNOW IS LIKELY FRIDAY AND SATURDAY
    WHICH COULD LEAD TO VERY DIFFICULT TRAVEL CONDITIONS...DEEP SNOW
    COVERED ROADS AND LOW VISIBILITIES.