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

NYZ005>008-142245-
NORTHERN CAYUGA-OSWEGO-JEFFERSON-LEWIS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FAIR HAVEN...OSWEGO...WATERTOWN...
LOWVILLE
423 PM EST SAT FEB 14 2015

...A NARROW 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 CAYUGA...OSWEGO AND JEFFERSON COUNTIES THROUGH 5:30 PM.
  THE BAND WILL CROSS LEWIS COUNTY BETWEEN 5 PM AND 7 PM. 

* SOME LOCATIONS AFFECTED BY THE LAKE EFFECT SNOW BAND INCLUDE...
  THERESA...
  FORT DRUM...
  WATERTOWN...
  ADAMS...
  MEXICO...
  FULTON...
  OSWEGO...
  CATO...

THIS INCLUDES THE NEW YORK THRUWAY BETWEEN EXITS 40 AND 42.

THIS INCLUDES INTERSTATE 81 BETWEEN EXITS 33 AND 52.

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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