... Lake effect snow watch remains in effect from Thursday evening
through late Friday night...
* locations... Monroe... Wayne and northern Cayuga counties.
Greatest amounts from the eastern suburbs of Rochester eastward
across Wayne and northern Cayuga counties.
* Timing... from early Thursday evening through late Friday night.
* Accumulations... 6 to 10 inches are possible in the most
persistent lake snows.
* Winds... northwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 35 mph producing
blowing and drifting snow.
* Visibilities... as low as a quarter mile at times.
* Impacts... heavy lake effect snow and areas of blowing snow
will likely lead to significant accumulations of snow on area
roadways and very poor visibilities at times... resulting in
hazardous to dangerous travel conditions.
* Forecaster confidence... medium.
A lake effect snow watch means that narrow bands of locally heavy
lake effect snow are possible across the region... along with
rapid changes in Road and visibility conditions that can have a
significant impact on travel.
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.