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  • Lake Effect Snow Watch for Oswego County, New York
  • Lake Effect Snow Watch issued November 18 at 9:39AM EST until November 19 at 3:00PM EST by NWS
  • Effective: Tuesday, November 18, 2014 at 9:39 a.m.
  • Expires: Wednesday, November 19, 2014 at 3 p.m.
  • ...LAKE EFFECT SNOW WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM EST
    WEDNESDAY...
    ...LAKE EFFECT SNOW WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE WEDNESDAY
    NIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...
    * LOCATIONS...EASTERN LAKE ONTARIO REGION WITH THE GREATEST
    AMOUNTS FROM THE CENTRAL AND NORTHERN TUG HILL TO THE
    WATERTOWN AND FORT DRUM AREAS.
    * TIMING...WARNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON. WATCH FROM LATE
    WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING.
    * ACCUMULATIONS...SNOWFALL RATES OF 3 TO 6 INCHES PER HOUR IN THE
    MOST INTENSE PORTION OF THE BAND. STORM TOTALS OF 3 TO 4 FEET IN
    THE MOST PERSISTENT SNOWS.
    * WINDS...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 25 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. MANY 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 INTERSTATE 81 FROM
    PULASKI TO WATERTOWN.