Lake Effect Snow Warning Issued

Lake Effect Snow Warning issued November 22 at 3:32PM EST until November 24 at 7:00PM EST by NWS Buffalo

…Lake Effect Snow Warning In Effect From Noon Saturday To 7 PM EST Sunday… The National Weather Service In Buffalo Has Issued A Lake Effect Snow Warning…Which Is In Effect From Noon Saturday To 7 PM EST Sunday. The Lake Effect Snow Watch Is No Longer In Effect. * Locations…Chautauqua County. Greatest Amounts Expected To Be Across The Southwest Portion Of The County. * Timing…Noon Saturday Through Early Sunday Evening. * Accumulations…An Inch Or Less Saturday…3 To 6 Inches Saturday Night…3 To 6 Inches Sunday…And An Inch Or Less Sunday Evening…Leading To Storm Totals Of 7 To 13 Inches In The Most Persistent Lake Snows. * Winds…Northwest 20 To 30 Mph With Gusts To 40 Mph. * Visibilities…As Low As A Half Mile At Times. * Temperatures…Highs In The Lower 30S Saturday. Lows Around 20 Saturday Night. Highs Around 20 Sunday. Wind Chill Temperatures In The Single Digits Saturday Night And Sunday. * Impacts…An Arctic Cold Front Will Bring A Burst Of Snow Saturday Afternoon Followed By Lake Effect Snow And Gusty Winds Saturday Night And Sunday. The Combination Of Snow And Gusty Winds Will Produce Difficult Driving Conditions With Snow Covered Roads And Poor Visibility.

In Lake Effect Snow The Weather Can Vary From Locally Heavy Snow In Narrow Bands To Clear Skies Just A Few Miles Away. If You Will Be Traveling Across The Region Be Prepared For Rapid Changes In Road And Visibility Conditions. If You Lose Power And Plan On Running A Generator…Make Sure That The Generator Is Located Outdoors And Is Properly Ventilated. Space Heaters Should Also Be Properly Ventilated And Used Only If They Are Operating Properly. Make Sure Snow Does Not Block Exhausts And Fresh Air Intakes For High Efficiency Furnaces And Water Heaters. 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. Report Snow Accumulation To The National Weather Service In Buffalo By Sending An Email To Bufstorm.Report@Noaa.Gov…Posting To The Nws Buffalo Facebook Page…Or Tweet…Using The Hashtag Bufwx