795  
WWUS41 KBTV 270840  
WSWBTV  
 
URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BURLINGTON VT  
340 AM EST THU FEB 27 2020  
 
VTZ004-270945-  
/O.CAN.KBTV.WW.Y.0009.000000T0000Z-200227T2100Z/  
ESSEX-  
INCLUDING THE CITY OF ISLAND POND  
340 AM EST THU FEB 27 2020  
   
..WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS CANCELLED
 
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BURLINGTON HAS CANCELLED THE  
WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR ESSEX COUNTY VERMONT.  
 
SNOWFALL TOTALS TODAY WILL RANGE FROM ABOUT HALF AN INCH TO THREE  
INCHES BELOW 2000 FEET.  
 

 
 
NYZ029-272000-  
/O.NEW.KBTV.LE.W.0001.200227T1200Z-200228T2100Z/  
SOUTHEASTERN ST. LAWRENCE-  
INCLUDING THE CITY OF STAR LAKE  
340 AM EST THU FEB 27 2020  
 
...LAKE EFFECT SNOW WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM THIS MORNING TO  
4 PM EST FRIDAY...  
 
* WHAT...HEAVY LAKE EFFECT SNOW. TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 9 TO  
16 INCHES. WINDS GUSTING AS HIGH AS 45 MPH.  
 
* WHERE...SOUTHEASTERN ST. LAWRENCE COUNTY IN NEW YORK, MAINLY  
ALONG AND SOUTH OF ROUTE 3.  
 
* WHEN...FROM 7 AM THIS MORNING THROUGH 4 PM EST FRIDAY.  
 
* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BE VERY DIFFICULT WITH AREAS OF BLOWING  
SNOW SIGNIFICANTLY REDUCING VISIBILITY.  
 
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...CHARACTERISTIC OF SNOW WILL BE LIGHT AND  
FLUFFY, BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW ARE EXPECTED.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
A LAKE EFFECT SNOW WARNING MEANS SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF LAKE-  
EFFECT SNOW ARE FORECAST THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL VERY HAZARDOUS OR  
IMPOSSIBLE. LAKE-EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS TYPICALLY ALIGN THEMSELVES  
IN BANDS AND WILL LIKELY BE INTENSE ENOUGH TO DROP 1 TO SEVERAL  
INCHES OF SNOW PER HOUR FOR SEVERAL HOURS. VISIBILITIES VARY  
GREATLY AND CAN DROP TO ZERO WITHIN MINUTES. TRAVEL IS STRONGLY  
DISCOURAGED. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL, KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT, FOOD,  
AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.  
 

 
 

 
 
NYZ026-087-272000-  
/O.EXA.KBTV.WW.Y.0009.000000T0000Z-200227T2100Z/  
NORTHERN ST. LAWRENCE-SOUTHWESTERN ST. LAWRENCE-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF MASSENA, OGDENSBURG, POTSDAM,  
AND GOUVERNEUR  
340 AM EST THU FEB 27 2020  
 
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST THIS  
AFTERNOON...  
 
* WHAT...SNOW. TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 3 TO 5 INCHES. WINDS  
GUSTING AS HIGH AS 40 MPH.  
 
* WHERE...NORTHERN ST. LAWRENCE AND SOUTHWESTERN ST. LAWRENCE  
COUNTIES IN NEW YORK.  
 
* WHEN...THROUGH 4 PM EST TODAY.  
 
* IMPACTS...TRAVEL COULD BE VERY DIFFICULT. THE HAZARDOUS  
CONDITIONS WILL IMPACT THE MORNING COMMUTE.  
 
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...SNOW WILL BE HEAVY AND WET, WHICH COULD  
CAUSE LOCALIZED POWER OUTAGES. IN ADDITION, SNOWFALL RATES THIS  
MORNING MAY BRIEFLY EXCEED 1 INCH PER HOUR. HEAVY SNOW WILL  
REDUCE VISIBILITY SHARPLY AND MAKE TRAVEL CONDITIONS HAZARDOUS.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
SLOW DOWN AND USE CAUTION WHILE TRAVELING. PLEASE ALLOW EXTRA  
TIME IF TRAVEL IS NECESSARY.  
 

 
 

 
 
NYZ030-031-034-272000-  
/O.CON.KBTV.WW.Y.0009.000000T0000Z-200227T2100Z/  
SOUTHERN FRANKLIN-WESTERN CLINTON-WESTERN ESSEX-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF SARANAC LAKE, TUPPER LAKE, DANNEMORA,  
AND LAKE PLACID  
340 AM EST THU FEB 27 2020  
 
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST THIS  
AFTERNOON...  
 
* WHAT...SNOW EXPECTED. TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 3 TO 6  
INCHES, WITH LOCALLY UP TO 12 INCHES ABOVE 2000 FEET. WINDS  
GUSTING AS HIGH AS 45 MPH.  
 
* WHERE...IN NEW YORK, WESTERN ESSEX, SOUTHERN FRANKLIN AND  
WESTERN CLINTON COUNTIES.  
 
* WHEN...THROUGH 4 PM EST TODAY.  
 
* IMPACTS...TRAVEL COULD BE VERY DIFFICULT. THE HAZARDOUS  
CONDITIONS WILL IMPACT THE MORNING COMMUTE.  
 
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...SNOW WILL BE HEAVY AND WET, WHICH COULD  
CAUSE LOCALIZED POWER OUTAGES. IN ADDITION, SNOWFALL RATES THIS  
MORNING MAY BRIEFLY EXCEED 1 INCH PER HOUR. HEAVY SNOW WILL  
REDUCE VISIBILITY SHARPLY AND MAKE TRAVEL CONDITIONS HAZARDOUS.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
SLOW DOWN AND USE CAUTION WHILE TRAVELING.  
 
PLEASE ALLOW EXTRA TIME IF TRAVEL IS NECESSARY.  
 

 
 

 
 
NEILES  
 
CLICK HERE TO GO TO PREVIOUS BULLETINS.

The Nexlab VT Page
The Nexlab NY Page Main Text Page