488  
WWUS41 KBUF 270809  
WSWBUF  
 
URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY  
309 AM EST THU FEB 27 2020  
 
NYZ006>008-271615-  
/O.CON.KBUF.BZ.W.0001.200227T1200Z-200228T2100Z/  
OSWEGO-JEFFERSON-LEWIS-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF OSWEGO, WATERTOWN, AND LOWVILLE  
309 AM EST THU FEB 27 2020  
 
...BLIZZARD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM THIS MORNING TO  
4 PM EST FRIDAY...  
 
* WHAT...BLIZZARD CONDITIONS EXPECTED. TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF  
3 TO 4 FEET ACROSS THE TUG HILL PLATEAU, AND 1 TO 2 FEET FOR  
SURROUNDING LOWER ELEVATIONS. WINDS GUSTING AS HIGH AS 60 MPH  
WILL RESULT IN EXTENSIVE BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW.  
 
* WHERE...THE EASTERN LAKE ONTARIO REGION.  
 
* WHEN...FROM 7 AM THIS MORNING TO 4 PM EST FRIDAY.  
 
* IMPACTS...TRAVEL COULD BE VERY DIFFICULT TO IMPOSSIBLE. AREAS  
OF BLOWING SNOW WILL PRODUCE NEAR ZERO VISIBILITY. THE  
HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS WILL IMPACT THE MORNING AND EVENING  
COMMUTES THURSDAY AND FRIDAY. STRONG WINDS COULD CAUSE SOME  
TREE DAMAGE AND SCATTERED POWER OUTAGES.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
STRONG WINDS WILL CAUSE SIGNIFICANT BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW,  
FREQUENTLY REDUCING VISIBILITIES TO ZERO. TRAVEL IS STRONGLY  
DISCOURAGED.  
 

 
 

 
 
NYZ012-019>021-085-271615-  
/O.CON.KBUF.BZ.W.0001.000000T0000Z-200228T2100Z/  
WYOMING-CHAUTAUQUA-CATTARAUGUS-ALLEGANY-SOUTHERN ERIE-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF WARSAW, JAMESTOWN, OLEAN, WELLSVILLE,  
ORCHARD PARK, AND SPRINGVILLE  
309 AM EST THU FEB 27 2020  
   
..BLIZZARD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST FRIDAY
 
 
* WHAT...BLIZZARD CONDITIONS EXPECTED. TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF  
1 TO 2 FEET. WINDS GUSTING AS HIGH AS 55 MPH WILL RESULT IN  
EXTENSIVE BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW.  
 
* WHERE...SOUTHERN ERIE AND WYOMING COUNTIES AND THE WESTERN  
SOUTHERN TIER.  
 
* WHEN...UNTIL 4 PM EST FRIDAY.  
 
* IMPACTS...TRAVEL COULD BE VERY DIFFICULT TO IMPOSSIBLE. AREAS OF  
BLOWING SNOW WILL PRODUCE NEAR ZERO VISIBILITY. THE HAZARDOUS  
CONDITIONS WILL IMPACT THE MORNING AND EVENING COMMUTES TODAY  
AND FRIDAY. STRONG WINDS COULD CAUSE SOME TREE DAMAGE AND  
ISOLATED POWER OUTAGES.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
STRONG WINDS WILL CAUSE SIGNIFICANT BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW,  
FREQUENTLY REDUCING VISIBILITIES TO ZERO. TRAVEL IS STRONGLY  
DISCOURAGED.  
 

 
 

 
 
NYZ001-002-010-011-271615-  
/O.CON.KBUF.WS.W.0003.000000T0000Z-200227T1800Z/  
/O.CON.KBUF.WW.Y.0015.200227T1800Z-200228T2100Z/  
NIAGARA-ORLEANS-NORTHERN ERIE-GENESEE-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF NIAGARA FALLS, MEDINA, BUFFALO,  
AND BATAVIA  
309 AM EST THU FEB 27 2020  
 
...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST THIS  
AFTERNOON...  
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS  
AFTERNOON TO 4 PM EST FRIDAY...  
 
* WHAT...FOR THE WINTER STORM WARNING THROUGH 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON,  
MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW WITH ADDITIONAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 3  
TO 6 INCHES. FOR THE WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FROM 1 PM THIS  
AFTERNOON THROUGH 4 PM FRIDAY, SNOW EXPECTED WITH ADDITIONAL SNOW  
ACCUMULATIONS OF 2 TO 4 INCHES. WINDS GUSTING AS HIGH AS 55 MPH  
WILL RESULT IN BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW WITH GREATLY REDUCED  
VISIBILITY FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH FRIDAY.  
 
* WHERE...NIAGARA, ORLEANS, NORTHERN ERIE, AND GENESEE COUNTIES.  
 
* WHEN...FOR THE WINTER STORM WARNING, UNTIL 1 PM EST THIS  
AFTERNOON. FOR THE WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY, FROM 1 PM THIS  
AFTERNOON TO 4 PM EST FRIDAY.  
 
* IMPACTS...TRAVEL COULD BE VERY DIFFICULT AT TIMES WITH SNOW  
COVERED ROADS. AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW COULD SIGNIFICANTLY REDUCE  
VISIBILITY. THE HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS WILL IMPACT THE MORNING AND  
EVENING COMMUTES TODAY AND FRIDAY. STRONG WINDS COULD CAUSE  
SOME TREE DAMAGE AND RESULT IN ISOLATED POWER OUTAGES.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
WIDESPREAD ACCUMULATING SNOW WILL CREATE DANGEROUS TRAVEL  
CONDITIONS.  
 
SUBMIT SNOW REPORTS THROUGH OUR WEBSITE OR SOCIAL MEDIA.  
 

 
 

 
 
NYZ004-005-271615-  
/O.CON.KBUF.WW.Y.0015.200227T0900Z-200228T2100Z/  
/O.CON.KBUF.WS.A.0007.200228T2100Z-200229T2300Z/  
WAYNE-NORTHERN CAYUGA-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF NEWARK AND FAIR HAVEN  
309 AM EST THU FEB 27 2020  
 
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST  
FRIDAY...  
...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON  
THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...  
 
* WHAT...FOR THE WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY, SNOW EXPECTED. TOTAL  
SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 3 TO 5 INCHES. WINDS GUSTING AS HIGH AS  
55 MPH WILL PRODUCE BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW. FOR THE WINTER  
STORM WATCH, HEAVY LAKE EFFECT SNOW POSSIBLE. TOTAL SNOW  
ACCUMULATIONS IN EXCESS OF 6 INCHES POSSIBLE IN THE MOST  
PERSISTENT LAKE SNOWS. WINDS COULD GUST AS HIGH AS 35 MPH.  
 
* WHERE...WAYNE AND NORTHERN CAYUGA COUNTIES.  
 
* WHEN...FOR THE WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY, UNTIL 4 PM EST FRIDAY.  
FOR THE WINTER STORM WATCH, FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH  
SATURDAY AFTERNOON.  
 
* IMPACTS...TRAVEL COULD BE VERY DIFFICULT WITH SNOW COVERED  
ROADS. AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW COULD SIGNIFICANTLY REDUCE  
VISIBILITY. THE HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS WILL IMPACT THE MORNING  
AND EVENING COMMUTES THURSDAY AND FRIDAY. STRONG WINDS COULD  
CAUSE SOME TREE DAMAGE AND RESULT IN ISOLATED POWER OUTAGES.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
PERIODS OF SNOW WILL RESULT IN SNOW COVERED ROADS AND LIMITED  
VISIBILITIES. SLOW DOWN AND USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING.  
 
SUBMIT SNOW REPORTS THROUGH OUR WEBSITE OR SOCIAL MEDIA.  
 

 
 

 
 
NYZ003-013-014-271615-  
/O.CON.KBUF.WW.Y.0015.200227T0900Z-200228T2100Z/  
MONROE-LIVINGSTON-ONTARIO-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF ROCHESTER, GENESEO, AND CANANDAIGUA  
309 AM EST THU FEB 27 2020  
 
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST  
FRIDAY...  
 
* WHAT...SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW EXPECTED. TOTAL SNOW  
ACCUMULATIONS OF 2 TO 4 INCHES. WINDS GUSTING AS HIGH AS 55  
MPH WILL PRODUCE BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW.  
 
* WHERE...MONROE, LIVINGSTON, AND ONTARIO COUNTIES.  
 
* WHEN...UNTIL 4 PM EST FRIDAY.  
 
* IMPACTS...PLAN ON SNOW COVERED AND SLIPPERY ROAD CONDITIONS.  
AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW COULD SIGNIFICANTLY REDUCE VISIBILITY.  
THE HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS COULD IMPACT THE THURSDAY MORNING AND  
EVENING COMMUTE. STRONG WINDS COULD CAUSE SOME TREE DAMAGE AND  
RESULT IN ISOLATED POWER OUTAGES.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
PERIODS OF SNOW WILL RESULT IN SNOW COVERED ROADS AND LIMITED  
VISIBILITIES. SLOW DOWN AND USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING.  
 
SUBMIT SNOW REPORTS THROUGH OUR WEBSITE OR SOCIAL MEDIA.  
 

 
 

 
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