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  • Special Weather Statement for Ontario County, New York
  • Special Weather Statement issued November 20 at 9:01PM EST by NWS
  • Effective: Thursday, November 20, 2014 at 9:01 p.m.
  • Expires: Thursday, November 20, 2014 at 10:30 p.m.
  • ...LAKE EFFECT SNOW WILL CONTINUE TO IMPACT THE AREA...
    * AT 852 PM EST...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BUFFALO WAS
    TRACKING A LAKE EFFECT SNOW BAND CAPABLE OF PRODUCING SNOWFALL RATES
    OF 2 TO 3 INCHES PER HOUR...AND VISIBILITY OF A QUARTER OF A MILE OR
    LESS.
    * THIS LAKE EFFECT SNOW BAND WAS LOCATED ACROSS CHAUTAUQUA
    COUNTY...NORTHERN CATTARAUGUS...FAR SOUTHERN ERIE...SOUTHERN
    WYOMING...SOUTHERN LIVINGSTON TO SOUTHERN ONTARIO COUNTY.
    * SOME LOCATIONS AFFECTED BY THE LAKE EFFECT SNOW BAND INCLUDE...
    JAMESTOWN AND SINCLAIRVILLE...
    SPRINGVILLE AND ELLICOTTVILLE...
    BLISS AND CENTERVILLE...
    GROVELAND AND SPRINGWATER...
    TRAVEL ACROSS THE AREA WILL BE EXTREMELY DIFFICULT OR EVEN IMPOSSIBLE
    DUE TO THE VERY HEAVY SNOWFALL PRODUCING NEAR ZERO VISIBILITY AND
    DEEP SNOW COVER ON ROADWAYS. TRAVEL IS NOT RECOMMENDED.
    IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...BE PREPARED BY HAVING AN EMERGENCY KIT...EXTRA
    BLANKETS AND WARM CLOTHING IN THE EVENT THAT YOUR VEHICLE HAS
    MECHANICAL PROBLEMS OR GETS STUCK. MAKE SURE YOU HAVE A FULLY CHARGED
    CELL PHONE.