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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
530 PM EST SAT FEB 14 2015

NYZ006>008-142345-
OSWEGO-JEFFERSON-LEWIS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...OSWEGO...WATERTOWN...LOWVILLE
530 PM EST SAT FEB 14 2015

...A BAND OF HEAVY SNOW WILL CROSS THE AREA OVER THE NEXT COUPLE
HOURS...

* A 10 MILE WIDE BAND OF HEAVY SNOW PRODUCING SNOWFALL RATES OF 2
  TO 3 INCHES PER HOUR AND NEAR ZERO VISIBILITY WILL MOVE EAST
  ACROSS OSWEGO AND JEFFERSON COUNTIES THROUGH 6:30 PM. THE BAND
  WILL CROSS LEWIS COUNTY BETWEEN 5:30 PM AND 7:30 PM.

* SOME LOCATIONS AFFECTED BY THE LAKE EFFECT SNOW BAND INCLUDE... 
  FORT DRUM...
  BARNES CORNERS...
  SANDY CREEK...
  PULASKI...
  BREWERTON... 

THIS INCLUDES INTERSTATE 81 BETWEEN EXITS 30 AND 42.

DRIVING WITHIN THIS SNOW BAND WILL BE VERY DIFFICULT WITH SNOW
COVERED ROADS AND VERY POOR VISIBILITY. IF TRAVELING ACROSS THE AREA
ALLOW FOR PLENTY OF EXTRA TIME TO REACH YOUR DESTINATION.

IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...BE PREPARED BY HAVING AN EMERGENCY KIT...EXTRA
BLANKETS AND WARM CLOTHING IN THE EVENT THAT YOUR VEHICLE HAS
MECHANICAL PROBLEMS OR GETS STUCK. MAKE SURE YOU HAVE A FULLY CHARGED
CELL PHONE. 

$$

RSH






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