LAKE EFFECT SNOW ADVISORY (Warren)

SEVERAL INCHES OF LAKE EFFECT SNOW ALONG WITH BLOWING SNOW FOR LATE TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON.

DEEPENING LOW PRESSURE WILL MOVE NORTHEAST ACROSS THE LOWER GREAT LAKES THIS EVENING…AND DOWN THE SAINT LAWRENCE RIVER VALLEY LATER TONIGHT. GUSTY WESTERLY WINDS AND MUCH COLDER AIR BLOWING ACROSS THE RELATIVELY WARMER WATERS OF LAKES ERIE WILL LEAD PERIODS OF LAKE EFFECT SNOW BEGINNING SHORTLY AFTER MIDNIGHT TONIGHT…AND CONTINUING INTO WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON. SEVERAL INCHES OF WIND WHIPPED SNOW ACCUMULATION IS LIKELY ACROSS THE NORTHWEST SNOWBELT OF WARREN COUNTY.

…A LAKE EFFECT SNOW ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM TO 4 PM EST WEDNESDAY…

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN STATE COLLEGE HAS ISSUED A LAKE EFFECT SNOW ADVISORY…WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM TO 4 PM EST WEDNESDAY.

* LOCATIONS…WARREN COUNTY…MAINLY TO THE NORTHWEST OF WARREN.

* HAZARD TYPES…LAKE EFFECT SNOW OF VARYING INTENSITY…ALONG WITH BLOWING SNOW.

* ACCUMULATIONS…2 TO 4 INCHES OF SNOW…WITH LOCALLY AROUND 5 INCHES POSSIBLE NEAR BEAR LAKE…COLUMBUS AND SPRING CREEK.

* TIMING…LATE TONIGHT THROUGH MID AFTERNOON WEDNESDAY.

* IMPACTS…SNOW COVERED AND SLICK ROADS…AND TIMES OF GREATLY REDUCED VISIBILITY UNDER ONE-QUARTER OF A MILE IN SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW.

* WINDS…WEST 15 TO 20 MPH…WITH GUSTS AROUND 45 MPH UNTIL DAYBREAK WEDNESDAY.

* TEMPERATURES…FALLING THROUGH THE 20S TONIGHT…THEN HOLDING STEADY WITHIN A FEW DEGREES OF 20 ON WEDNESDAY. WIND CHILLS DROPPING INTO THE SINGLE DIGITS FOR LATE TONIGHT AND WEDNESDAY.

* VISIBILITIES…1 TO 3 MILES FOR MUCH OF TIME ACROSS CENTRAL AND SOUTHEASTERN WARREN COUNTY…BUT PERIODS OF ONE-QUARTER…TO ONE-HALF OF A MILE IN MORE PERSISTENT LAKE EFFECT SNOWS OVER THE NORTHWEST SNOWBELT.


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