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Watches & Warnings

Winter Weather Advisory
Issued: 3:42 AM EST Jan. 23, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Winter Weather Advisory in effect from 4 PM this afternoon to
10 am EST Tuesday...

The National Weather Service in Buffalo has issued a Winter
Weather Advisory for snow... which is in effect from 4 PM this
afternoon to 10 am EST Tuesday.

* Locations... Genesee and Cattaraugus counties.

* Timing... rain will change to snow late this afternoon and
continue through late Tuesday morning.

* Hazards... snow.

* Accumulations... 3 to 6 inches tonight and an inch or less
Tuesday... leading to storm totals of 3 to 6 inches.

* Winds... northeast 5 to 15 mph.

* Visibilities... as low as a quarter mile at times.

* Temperatures... around 40 this afternoon. Lows around 30
tonight. Around 30 Tuesday.

* Impacts... wet snow will result in slick travel conditions. The
worst travel conditions are expected Monday night into Tuesday
morning... which will make for a slippery Tuesday morning

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Weather Advisory is normally issued for a variety of
winter weather conditions such as light snow, blowing snow,
sleet, freezing rain and wind chills. While the weather will be
significant, the word advisory implies that severe winter weather
is not anticipated.

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.

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


Small Craft Advisory
Issued: 3:18 AM EST Jan. 23, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Small Craft Advisory remains in effect until 1 PM EST

* winds... northeast 20 to 25 knots.

* Waves... 3 to 6 feet.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Small Craft Advisory means that wind speeds of 18 to 33 knots
and/or waves averaging 4 feet or more are expected to produce
hazardous wave conditions to small craft. Inexperienced
mariners... especially those operating smaller vessels... should
avoid navigating in these conditions.