Wednesday, December 23, 2020


Lake Effect Snow Warning

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End

12:00 PM EST, Friday, December 25

7:00 PM EST, Saturday, December 26

Source: U.S. National Weather Service


...LAKE EFFECT SNOW WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON FRIDAY TO 
7 PM EST SATURDAY...

* WHAT... Heavy lake effect snow expected. Lake snows will develop over southwest NY during the day and move north and intensify during the afternoon. Snow will be heaviest during the evening before lake bands move back toward the south on Saturday. Total snow accumulations of 7 to 17 inches in the most persistent lake snows. Lower accumulations of 3-7 inches are expected over eastern portions of Genesee and Wyoming counties. Winds gusting as high as 35 mph.

* WHERE... Northern Erie, Genesee, and Wyoming counties.

* WHEN... From noon Friday to 7 PM EST Saturday.

* IMPACTS... Travel could be very difficult to impossible. The hazardous conditions could impact the morning or evening commute. 

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... Heavy snow will fall in relatively narrow bands. If traveling, be prepared for rapidly changing road conditions and visibilities.

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