Quantcast

Back

Weather Alert Detail

  • Lake Effect Snow Watch for Southern Erie County, New York
  • Lake Effect Snow Watch issued November 18 at 9:39AM EST until November 19 at 1:00PM EST by NWS
  • Effective: Tuesday, November 18, 2014 at 9:39 a.m.
  • Expires: Wednesday, November 19, 2014 at 1 p.m.
  • ...LAKE EFFECT SNOW WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST
    WEDNESDAY...
    ...LAKE EFFECT SNOW WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE WEDNESDAY
    NIGHT THROUGH LATE THURSDAY NIGHT...
    * LOCATIONS...ERIE...GENESEE...AND WYOMING COUNTIES INCLUDING THE
    BUFFALO METRO AREA. NORTHERN EXTENT OF THE SNOW BAND FROM
    ROUGHLY A LINE FROM DOWNTOWN BUFFALO TO DEPEW AND BATAVIA.
    * TIMING...WARNING THROUGH MIDDAY WEDNESDAY. WATCH FROM LATE
    WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH LATE THURSDAY NIGHT.
    * ACCUMULATIONS...SNOWFALL RATES OF 3 TO 5 INCHES PER HOUR IN THE
    MOST INTENSE PORTION OF THE BAND. THIS WILL BRING STORM TOTALS
    TO 5 TO 6 FEET IN THE MOST PERSISTENT SNOWS.
    * WINDS...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 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. EXPECT WIDESPREAD ROAD
    CLOSURES. TRAVEL WILL BE IMPOSSIBLE WITHIN THE BAND. IF YOU
    MUST TRAVEL BE PREPARED FOR SEVERE WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS
    WITH NEAR ZERO VISIBILITY AND DEEP SNOW COVER ON ROADS. THIS
    INCLUDES THE NEW YORK STATE THRUWAY FROM SILVER CREEK TO
    BATAVIA.