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  • Lake Effect Snow Warning for Southern Erie County, New York
  • Lake Effect Snow Warning issued November 20 at 8:55PM EST until November 21 at 1:00AM EST by NWS
  • Effective: Thursday, November 20, 2014 at 8:55 p.m.
  • Expires: Friday, November 21, 2014 at 1 a.m.
  • ...LAKE EFFECT SNOW WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM EST
    FRIDAY...
    * LOCATIONS...SOUTHERN ERIE AND WYOMING COUNTIES. AT 9 PM THE BAND
    IS IN THE PROCESS OF REORIENTING ITSELF INTO A MULTIPLE BAND
    CONFIGURATION. SNOWFALL RATES WILL NOT BE NEARLY AS IMPRESSIVE
    ONCE THIS TAKES PLACE AS AMOUNTS WILL LOWER TO UNDER AN INCH PER
    HOUR.
    * TIMING...THROUGH 1 AM TONIGHT.
    * ACCUMULATIONS...8 TO 14 INCHES IN THE MOST PERSISTENT LAKE
    SNOWS TONIGHT.
    * WINDS...WEST 10 TO 20 MPH.
    * VISIBILITIES...NEAR ZERO AT TIMES.
    * IMPACTS...HEAVY LAKE EFFECT SNOW WILL RESULT IN VERY DIFFICULT
    OR NEARLY IMPOSSIBLE TRAVEL AT TIMES IN THE HEAVIEST PORTION
    OF THE BAND. THUNDER AND LIGHTNING WILL ACCOMPANY THE HEAVIEST
    SNOW. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL DURING THE LAKE EFFECT SNOW...EXPECT
    SEVERE WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS WITH VERY LOW VISIBILITY AND
    DEEP SNOW COVER ON ROADS. SOME ROADS THAT HAVE BEEN CLEARED
    MAY BECOME IMPASSABLE AGAIN. DO NOT TRAVEL IN THE MOST HEAVILY
    AFFECTED AREAS! SNOW LOADS ON BUILDINGS MAY REACH CRITICAL
    LEVELS AND RESULT IN STRUCTURAL FAILURE.