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Lake Effect Snow Warning
Issued: 8:10 PM EST Dec. 15, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Lake effect snow warning remains in effect until 4 PM EST
Saturday...

* what... heavy lake effect snow occurring. Travel will be very
difficult to impossible. Additional snow accumulations of 7 to
14 inches are expected in the most persistent lake snows.

* Where... Chautauqua and Cattaraugus counties.

* When... until 4 PM Saturday.

* Additional details... winds gusting as high as 35 mph will
cause areas of blowing and drifting snow.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Heavy snow will fall in relatively narrow bands. If traveling, be
prepared for rapidly changing Road conditions and visibilities.

Submit snow reports through our website or social media.


Experimental content below... do not use operationally
please see below links for more information on this Experiment
http://www.Weather.Gov/buf/polygon_pdd
http://www.NWS.NOAA.Gov/os/notification/
pns15lake_effect_snowaaa.Htm
to view the experimental polygons please see:
http://www.Weather.Gov/buf/lespolygon
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Public Information Statement
Issued: 9:17 PM EST Dec. 15, 2017 – National Weather Service

********************storm total snowfall********************

Location storm total time/date comments
                     snowfall of
                     /inches/ measurement

New York

... Erie County...
   Tonawanda 7.0 735 PM 12/15 fell in 2 hours
   Buffalo Airport 5.0 654 PM 12/15 ASOS
   Buffalo 2.5 640 PM 12/15 trained spotter
   Williamsville 2.0 700 PM 12/15 trained spotter

... Jefferson County...
   6 ENE Cape Vincent 5.2 325 PM 12/15 trained spotter
   Clayton 3.8 325 PM 12/15 trained spotter

... Niagara County...
   1 NE Lockport 6.1 700 PM 12/15 3 hour snowfall
   1 WSW Carlisle garde 6.0 640 PM 12/15 trained spotter
   1 NNE north tonawand 4.5 800 PM 12/15 cocorahs


*****metadata*****
:12/15/2017, 735 PM, NY, Erie, Tonawanda, , , 42.98410, -78.87570, snow, 7.0, inch, public, fell in 2 hours
:12/15/2017, 654 PM, NY, Erie, Buffalo Airport, , , 42.93998, -78.73604, snow, 5.0, inch, ASOS,
:12/15/2017, 640 PM, NY, Erie, Buffalo, , , 42.88980, -78.85970, snow, 2.5, inch, trained spotter,
:12/15/2017, 700 PM, NY, Erie, Williamsville, , , 42.96290, -78.74090, snow, 2.0, inch, trained spotter,
:12/15/2017, 325 PM, NY, Jefferson, Cape Vincent, 6, ENE, 44.15949, -76.21911, snow, 5.2, inch, trained spotter,
:12/15/2017, 325 PM, NY, Jefferson, Clayton, , , 44.23570, -76.08690, snow, 3.8, inch, trained spotter,
:12/15/2017, 700 PM, NY, Niagara, Lockport, 1, NE, 43.14332, -78.67353, snow, 6.1, inch, cocorahs, 3 hour snowfall
:12/15/2017, 640 PM, NY, Niagara, Carlisle Gardens, 1, WSW, 43.17527, -78.67581, snow, 6.0, inch, trained spotter,
:12/15/2017, 800 PM, NY, Niagara, North Tonawanda, 1, NNE, 43.05718, -78.85832, snow, 4.5, inch, cocorahs,


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917 PM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

********************storm total snowfall********************

Location storm total time/date comments
                     snowfall of
                     /inches/ measurement

New York

... Erie County...
   Tonawanda 7.0 735 PM 12/15 fell in 2 hours
   Buffalo Airport 5.0 654 PM 12/15 ASOS
   Buffalo 2.5 640 PM 12/15 trained spotter
   Williamsville 2.0 700 PM 12/15 trained spotter

... Jefferson County...
   6 ENE Cape Vincent 5.2 325 PM 12/15 trained spotter
   Clayton 3.8 325 PM 12/15 trained spotter

... Niagara County...
   1 NE Lockport 6.1 700 PM 12/15 3 hour snowfall
   1 WSW Carlisle garde 6.0 640 PM 12/15 trained spotter
   1 NNE north tonawand 4.5 800 PM 12/15 cocorahs


*****metadata*****
:12/15/2017, 735 PM, NY, Erie, Tonawanda, , , 42.98410, -78.87570, snow, 7.0, inch, public, fell in 2 hours
:12/15/2017, 654 PM, NY, Erie, Buffalo Airport, , , 42.93998, -78.73604, snow, 5.0, inch, ASOS,
:12/15/2017, 640 PM, NY, Erie, Buffalo, , , 42.88980, -78.85970, snow, 2.5, inch, trained spotter,
:12/15/2017, 700 PM, NY, Erie, Williamsville, , , 42.96290, -78.74090, snow, 2.0, inch, trained spotter,
:12/15/2017, 325 PM, NY, Jefferson, Cape Vincent, 6, ENE, 44.15949, -76.21911, snow, 5.2, inch, trained spotter,
:12/15/2017, 325 PM, NY, Jefferson, Clayton, , , 44.23570, -76.08690, snow, 3.8, inch, trained spotter,
:12/15/2017, 700 PM, NY, Niagara, Lockport, 1, NE, 43.14332, -78.67353, snow, 6.1, inch, cocorahs, 3 hour snowfall
:12/15/2017, 640 PM, NY, Niagara, Carlisle Gardens, 1, WSW, 43.17527, -78.67581, snow, 6.0, inch, trained spotter,
:12/15/2017, 800 PM, NY, Niagara, North Tonawanda, 1, NNE, 43.05718, -78.85832, snow, 4.5, inch, cocorahs,


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