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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
639 AM EST TUE DEC 6 2016

NYZ006-061945-
/O.CON.KBUF.LE.A.0010.161208T1100Z-161210T1100Z/
OSWEGO-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...OSWEGO
639 AM EST TUE DEC 6 2016

...LAKE EFFECT SNOW WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING
THROUGH LATE FRIDAY NIGHT...

* LOCATIONS...OSWEGO COUNTY.

* TIMING...FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE FRIDAY NIGHT.

* ACCUMULATIONS...AS MUCH AS 1 TO 2 FEET WITHIN THE MOST
  PERSISTENT LAKE SNOWS.

* WINDS...WEST 15 TO 25 MPH.

* VISIBILITIES...AS LOW AS A QUARTER MILE AT TIMES.

* TEMPERATURES...HIGHS IN THE MID 30S THURSDAY. LOWS IN THE MID
  20S THURSDAY NIGHT. HIGHS AROUND 30 FRIDAY. LOWS 15 TO 20
  FRIDAY NIGHT.

* IMPACTS...HEAVY LAKE EFFECT SNOW AND AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW
  WILL LIKELY LEAD TO SIGNIFICANT ACCUMULATIONS OF SNOW ON AREA
  ROADWAYS AND VERY POOR VISIBILITIES AT TIMES...RESULTING IN
  HAZARDOUS TO DANGEROUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS.

* FORECASTER CONFIDENCE...HIGH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A LAKE EFFECT SNOW WATCH MEANS THAT NARROW BANDS OF LOCALLY HEAVY
LAKE EFFECT SNOW ARE POSSIBLE ACROSS THE REGION...ALONG WITH
RAPID CHANGES IN ROAD AND VISIBILITY CONDITIONS THAT CAN HAVE A
SIGNIFICANT IMPACT ON TRAVEL.

STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR YOUR FAVORITE SOURCE OF
WEATHER INFORMATION FOR THE LATEST UPDATES. ADDITIONAL DETAILS
CAN ALSO BE FOUND AT WWW.WEATHER.GOV/BUFFALO.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
639 AM EST TUE DEC 6 2016

NYZ007-008-061945-
/O.CON.KBUF.LE.A.0010.161208T1100Z-161209T1100Z/
JEFFERSON-LEWIS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WATERTOWN...LOWVILLE
639 AM EST TUE DEC 6 2016

...LAKE EFFECT SNOW WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING
THROUGH LATE THURSDAY NIGHT...

* LOCATIONS...JEFFERSON AND LEWIS COUNTIES.

* TIMING...FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE THURSDAY NIGHT.

* ACCUMULATIONS...AS MUCH AS 1 TO 2 FEET WITHIN THE MOST
  PERSISTENT LAKE SNOWS.

* WINDS...WEST 10 TO 20 MPH.

* VISIBILITIES...AS LOW AS A QUARTER MILE AT TIMES.

* TEMPERATURES...HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S THURSDAY. LOWS AROUND 20
  THURSDAY NIGHT.

* IMPACTS...HEAVY LAKE EFFECT SNOW AND AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW
  WILL LIKELY LEAD TO SIGNIFICANT ACCUMULATIONS OF SNOW ON AREA
  ROADWAYS AND VERY POOR VISIBILITIES AT TIMES...RESULTING IN
  HAZARDOUS TO DANGEROUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS.

* FORECASTER CONFIDENCE...HIGH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A LAKE EFFECT SNOW WATCH MEANS THAT NARROW BANDS OF LOCALLY HEAVY
LAKE EFFECT SNOW ARE POSSIBLE ACROSS THE REGION...ALONG WITH
RAPID CHANGES IN ROAD AND VISIBILITY CONDITIONS THAT CAN HAVE A
SIGNIFICANT IMPACT ON TRAVEL.

STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR YOUR FAVORITE SOURCE OF
WEATHER INFORMATION FOR THE LATEST UPDATES. ADDITIONAL DETAILS
CAN ALSO BE FOUND AT WWW.WEATHER.GOV/BUFFALO.

&&

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBANY NY
452 AM EST TUE DEC 6 2016

NYZ032-033-038>040-047-058-063-082-071200-
NORTHERN HERKIMER-HAMILTON-SOUTHERN HERKIMER-SOUTHERN FULTON-
MONTGOMERY-SCHOHARIE-WESTERN GREENE-WESTERN ULSTER-NORTHERN FULTON-
452 AM EST TUE DEC 6 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR WESTERN ADIRONDACKS, MOHAWK
VALLEY, SCHOHARIE VALLEY AND EASTERN CATSKILLS OF NEW YORK.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

A WEAK LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL BRING LIGHT SNOW TO THE AREA
BEGINNING THIS EVENING INTO THE OVERNIGHT HOURS. 1 TO 2 INCHES OF
SNOW IS POSSIBLE...ESPECIALLY OVER HIGHER ELEVATIONS. TRAVELERS
ARE URGED TO USE CAUTION.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY.

THE COLDEST AIR OF THE SEASON SO FAR WILL INVADE THE AREA THURSDAY
NIGHT INTO THE WEEKEND. THE COLD AIR WILL RESULT IN ACCUMULATING
LAKE EFFECT SNOWFALL BEGINNING THURSDAY AND PERSISTING INTO FRIDAY
NIGHT. HEAVIEST SNOW IS EXPECTED TO BE OVER NORTHERN HERKIMER AND
HAMILTON COUNTIES, BUT ACCUMULATING SNOW IS ALSO LIKELY OVER THE
MOHAWK VALLEY AND EASTERN CATSKILLS. LAKE EFFECT SNOW WARNINGS
AND/OR ADVISORIES WILL LIKELY BE NEEDED. WIND CHILLS ARE EXPECTED
TO BE IN THE SINGLE DIGITS AND TEENS THURSDAY NIGHT INTO SATURDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME, BUT SNOWFALL
REPORTS ARE APPRECIATED.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBANY NY
452 AM EST TUE DEC 6 2016

CTZ001-013-MAZ001-025-NYZ041>043-048>054-059>061-064>066-083-084-
VTZ013>015-071200-
NORTHERN LITCHFIELD-SOUTHERN LITCHFIELD-NORTHERN BERKSHIRE-
SOUTHERN BERKSHIRE-NORTHERN SARATOGA-NORTHERN WARREN-
NORTHERN WASHINGTON-WESTERN SCHENECTADY-EASTERN SCHENECTADY-
SOUTHERN SARATOGA-WESTERN ALBANY-EASTERN ALBANY-WESTERN RENSSELAER-
EASTERN RENSSELAER-EASTERN GREENE-WESTERN COLUMBIA-EASTERN COLUMBIA-
EASTERN ULSTER-WESTERN DUTCHESS-EASTERN DUTCHESS-SOUTHEAST WARREN-
SOUTHERN WASHINGTON-BENNINGTON-WESTERN WINDHAM-EASTERN WINDHAM-
452 AM EST TUE DEC 6 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTHWESTERN
CONNECTICUT...WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS...LAKE GEORGE SARATOGA
REGION...CAPITAL DISTRICT...HELDERBERGS...MID HUDSON
VALLEY...TACONICS...AND SOUTHERN VERMONT.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.
A WEAK LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL BRING LIGHT SNOW TO THE AREA
BEGINNING THIS EVENING INTO THE OVERNIGHT HOURS. 1 TO 2 INCHES OF
SNOW IS POSSIBLE OVER HIGHER ELEVATIONS, WITH UP TO AN INCH IN
VALLEYS. TRAVELERS ARE URGED TO USE CAUTION.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY.
THE COLDEST AIR OF THE SEASON SO FAR WILL INVADE THE AREA THURSDAY
NIGHT INTO THE WEEKEND. LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS WILL BE POSSIBLE
WITH SPOTTY LIGHT ACCUMULATION...ESPECIALLY OVER THE HIGHER
TERRAIN OF THE GREEN MOUNTAINS OF SOUTHERN VERMONT AND THE
BERKSHIRES. WIND CHILLS WILL DROP INTO THE TEENS AT TIMES...WITH
SINGLE DIGITS OVER HIGHER ELEVATIONS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME, BUT SNOWFALL
REPORTS ARE APPRECIATED.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BINGHAMTON NY
415 AM EST TUE DEC 6 2016

NYZ009-015>018-022>025-036-037-044>046-055>057-062-PAZ038>040-043-
044-047-048-072-070915-
NORTHERN ONEIDA-YATES-SENECA-SOUTHERN CAYUGA-ONONDAGA-STEUBEN-
SCHUYLER-CHEMUNG-TOMPKINS-MADISON-SOUTHERN ONEIDA-CORTLAND-CHENANGO-
OTSEGO-TIOGA-BROOME-DELAWARE-SULLIVAN-BRADFORD-SUSQUEHANNA-
NORTHERN WAYNE-WYOMING-LACKAWANNA-LUZERNE-PIKE-SOUTHERN WAYNE-
415 AM EST TUE DEC 6 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR CENTRAL NEW YORK AND
NORTHEAST PENNSYLVANIA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

A SYSTEM WILL BRING A MIX OF SNOW AND RAIN LATE TONIGHT INTO
EARLY WEDNESDAY. A FEW INCHES OF SNOW WILL BE POSSIBLE ACROSS
HIGHER TERRAIN AREAS WHERE PRECIPITATION SHOULD FALL MAINLY AS
SNOW.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY.

MUCH COLDER AIR WILL MOVE INTO THE AREA BY LATE THURSDAY INTO
FRIDAY WITH THE POTENTIAL FOR ACCUMULATING LAKE EFFECT SNOW TO
AFFECT PORTIONS OF CENTRAL NEW YORK.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION MAY BE NEEDED.

$$

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