Orchard Park, NY

10:30 AM EST on February 12, 2016 (GMT -0500)
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Location: Orchard Park, NY
Elevation: 787 ft
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Elev 787 ft 42.78 °N, 78.74 °W | Updated 2 seconds ago

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19.3 °F
Feels Like 13 °F
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4.0
Wind Variable Wind from SSE
Gusts 4.0 mph

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--% Chance of Precip.
Yesterday
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Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.99 in
Visibility 1.5 miles
Clouds Mostly Cloudy 1700 ft
Mostly Cloudy 3400 ft
Mostly Cloudy 9500 ft
Mostly Cloudy 24000 ft
Windchill 13 °F
Dew Point 15 °F
Humidity 82%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
7:16 AM 5:42 PM
Waxing Crescent, 21% visible
SPECI KBUF 121520Z 20013KT 1 1/2SM R23/6000VP6000FT -SN BKN017 BKN034 BKN095 BKN240 M08/M11 A2999 RMK AO2 P0000 T10831111
Pressure 29.99 in
Visibility 1.5 miles
Clouds Mostly Cloudy 1700 ft
Mostly Cloudy 3400 ft
Mostly Cloudy 9500 ft
Mostly Cloudy 24000 ft
Windchill 13 °F
Dew Point 15 °F
Humidity 82%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
7:16 AM 5:42 PM
Waxing Crescent, 21% visible
SPECI KBUF 121520Z 20013KT 1 1/2SM R23/6000VP6000FT -SN BKN017 BKN034 BKN095 BKN240 M08/M11 A2999 RMK AO2 P0000 T10831111

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Lake Effect Snow Warning, Wind Chill Warning
Issued: 10:19 AM EST Feb. 12, 2016 – National Weather Service

... Lake effect snow warning remains in effect from 4 PM this
afternoon to 7 am EST Saturday...
... Wind chill warning remains in effect from 5 am Saturday to
10 am EST Sunday...

* locations... southern Erie... Wyoming... Chautauqua... and
Cattaraugus counties.

* Timing... the lake effect snow warning is in effect from late
this afternoon through early Saturday morning. The wind chill
warning is in effect from late tonight through late Sunday
morning.

* Accumulations... 5 to 9 inches... tonight... and 1 to 3 inches
Saturday... leading to storm totals of 8 to 15 inches in the most
persistent lake snows.

* Winds... northwest 20 to 30 mph.

* Visibilities... as low as a quarter mile at times... near zero
briefly this evening.

* Temperatures... around 20 this afternoon. Lows zero to 5 below
tonight. Highs 5 below to 5 above zero Saturday. Lows 5 below
to 15 below zero Saturday night. Between zero and 15 below
Sunday.

* Wind chill values... as low as 35 below.

* Impacts... lake effect snow and blowing snow will result in
difficult travel at times with snow covered roads and greatly
reduced visibilities. In addition... wind chills and
temperatures will reach dangerously cold levels. The frigid
conditions could result in frozen pipes... and will quickly
lead to frostbite and hypothermia if you are not properly
dressed.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A wind chill warning is issued when a strong wind will combine
with cold temperatures to create dangerously cold conditions for
exposed skin. The wind will make it feel like it is 25 degrees
below zero or colder for several hours. Those planning to venture
outdoors should use common sense and dress warmly.

In lake effect snow the weather can vary from locally heavy snow
in narrow bands to clear skies just a few miles away. If you will
be traveling across the region be prepared for rapid changes in
Road and visibility conditions.

If you lose power and plan on running a generator... make sure
that the generator is located outdoors and is properly
ventilated. Space heaters should also be properly ventilated and
used only if they are operating properly. Make sure snow does not
block exhausts and fresh air intakes for high efficiency furnaces
and water heaters.

Report snow accumulation to the National Weather Service in
Buffalo by sending an email to bufstorm.Report@noaa.Gov... posting
to the NWS Buffalo facebook Page... or tweet... using the hashtag
bufwx

Stay tuned to NOAA Weather Radio or your favorite source of
weather information for the latest updates. Additional details
can also be found at www.Weather.Gov/Buffalo.