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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
910 PM EST WED FEB 18 2015

NYZ001>003-010-011-190315-
ERIE NY-GENESEE NY-MONROE NY-NIAGARA NY-ORLEANS NY-
910 PM EST WED FEB 18 2015

...BAND OF HEAVY SNOW CONTINUES TO DROP SOUTHWARD FROM LAKE 
ONTARIO...

AS OF 909 PM...THE LEADING EDGE OF A NARROW BAND OF HEAVY SNOW 
EXTENDED ROUGHLY FROM NIAGARA FALLS TO WATERPORT. THIS BAND WAS 
SINKING SLOWLY TO THE SOUTH...AND WILL MOVE ACROSS THE REMAINDER OF 
NIAGARA AND ORLEANS COUNTIES THROUGH 10 PM...BY WHICH TIME ITS 
NORTHERN EDGE SHOULD BE REACHING THE FAR NORTHERN SUBURBS OF BUFFALO 
AND THE ALABAMA SWAMPS OF GENESEE COUNTY.

AS IT DROPS SOUTHWARD...THIS BAND WILL CONTINUE TO PRODUCE SNOWFALL 
RATES OF UP TO 2 INCHES AN HOUR...ALONG WITH NEAR ZERO VISIBILITIES 
AT TIMES.  

DRIVING WITHIN THIS SNOW BAND WILL BE DIFFICULT AT TIMES WITH SNOW 
COVERED AND SLIPPERY ROADWAYS...AND GREATLY REDUCED VISIBILITIES. IF 
YOU WILL BE TRAVELING ACROSS THE AREA...SLOW DOWN AND BE PREPARED 
FOR RAPID CHANGES IN ROAD AND WEATHER CONDITIONS.

LAT...LON 4322 7906 4339 7837 4338 7803 4299 7785
      4298 7791 4291 7794 4287 7809 4287 7848
      4278 7849 4278 7886 4272 7896 4279 7886
      4294 7892 4299 7903 4306 7901 4307 7908

$$

JJR





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