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WWUS81 KBUF 201346
SPSBUF

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
846 AM EST SUN NOV 20 2022

NYZ005>008-201545-
JEFFERSON NY-OSWEGO NY-LEWIS NY-NORTHERN CAYUGA NY-
846 AM EST SUN NOV 20 2022

...AN INTENSE LAKE EFFECT SNOW BAND WILL AFFECT PARTS OF 
JEFFERSON...OSWEGO... LEWIS...AND NORTHERN CAYUGA COUNTIES...

HAZARDS...LAKE EFFECT SNOW WITH WIND GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH WILL RAPIDLY 
REDUCE VISIBILITY TO LESS THAN A QUARTER OF A MILE. THIS LAKE EFFECT 
SNOW BAND IS PRODUCING EXTREMELY HEAVY SNOW AT THE RATE OF 2 TO 4 
INCHES PER HOUR WITHIN THE MOST INTENSE PART OF THE BAND. THERE IS 
ALSO THE POTENTIAL FOR THUNDER WITHIN THIS BAND AT TIMES.

LOCATION AND MOVEMENT...AT 841 AM EST, A LAKE EFFECT SNOW BAND WAS 
LOCATED BETWEEN ADAMS AND MEXICO. THIS BAND WILL SLOWLY DRIFT SOUTH 
THIS MORNING BECOMING CENTERED OVER OSWEGO COUNTY.  

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
OSWEGO, FULTON, SANDY ISLAND BEACH STATE PARK, FAIR HAVEN BEACH STATE
PARK, LOWVILLE, PULASKI, CENTRAL SQUARE, ADAMS, REDFIELD, SELKIRK
SHORES STATE PARK, HIGHMARKET, MEXICO POINT STATE PARK, NINE MILE
POINT, SOUTHWICK BEACH STATE PARK, BATTLE ISLAND STATE PARK, BARNES
CORNERS, WHETSTONE GULF STATE PARK, HASTINGS, SCRIBA AND VOLNEY.

THIS INCLUDES INTERSTATE 81 BETWEEN EXITS 33 AND 41.

***TRAVEL WILL BE EXTREMELY DIFFICULT, IF NOT NEARLY IMPOSSIBLE IN 
THE MOST INTENSE PORTION OF THIS BAND.***


SAFETY INFO...
USE EXTRA CAUTION IF YOU MUST TRAVEL INTO OR THROUGH THIS LAKE EFFECT
SNOW BAND. RAPID CHANGES IN VISIBILITY AND POTENTIALLY SLICK ROADS
MAY LEAD TO ACCIDENTS.

CONDITIONS CAN DETERIORATE RAPIDLY IN WINTER WEATHER SITUATIONS. BE
PREPARED FOR SNOW OR ICE COVERED ROADS. SLOW DOWN AND ALLOW EXTRA
TIME TO REACH YOUR DESTINATION.

&&

LAT...LON 4342 7553 4348 7581 4333 7589 4329 7587
      4332 7672 4334 7672 4333 7690 4339 7673
      4356 7645 4357 7628 4369 7626 4378 7629
      4383 7635 4383 7514 4361 7511
TIME...MOT...LOC 1341Z 276DEG 49KT 4356 7723 
$$

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