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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
659 AM EST FRI JAN 16 2015

NYZ001>006-008-010>014-019>021-085-161330-
NIAGARA-ORLEANS-MONROE-WAYNE-NORTHERN CAYUGA-OSWEGO-LEWIS-
NORTHERN ERIE-GENESEE-WYOMING-LIVINGSTON-ONTARIO-CHAUTAUQUA-
CATTARAUGUS-ALLEGANY-SOUTHERN ERIE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NIAGARA FALLS...MEDINA...ROCHESTER...
NEWARK...FAIR HAVEN...OSWEGO...LOWVILLE...BUFFALO...BATAVIA...
WARSAW...GENESEO...CANANDAIGUA...JAMESTOWN...OLEAN...WELLSVILLE...
ORCHARD PARK...SPRINGVILLE
659 AM EST FRI JAN 16 2015

...BRIEF SQUALL OF MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW EARLY THIS MORNING...

A NARROW BAND OF HEAVY SNOW ALONG AN ARCTIC COLD FRONT WILL MOVE
FROM NORTHWEST TO SOUTHEAST ACROSS THE NIAGARA FRONTIER...GREATER
ROCHESTER AREA...AND CENTRAL NEW YORK THROUGH THE EARLY MORNING
HOURS. A SEPARATE AREA OF MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW WILL ALSO
DEVELOP ACROSS THE WESTERN SOUTHERN TIER. SNOWFALL RATES WILL
BRIEFLY REACH 1 TO 2 INCHES PER HOUR IN THESE NARROW BANDS...BUT
THE HEAVY SNOW WILL ONLY LAST FOR AN HOUR OR LESS AT ANY GIVEN
LOCATION.

ROADS WILL BECOME SNOW COVERED AND SLIPPERY IN MANY AREAS.
VISIBILITY WILL DROP TO LESS THAN A QUARTER MILE BRIEFLY. MOTORISTS
SHOULD PREPARE FOR RAPIDLY CHANGING ROAD AND VISIBILITY CONDITIONS
FOR THE MORNING COMMUTE...AND ALLOW SOME EXTRA TIME TO REACH YOUR
DESTINATION.

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