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WWUS41 KCTP 210031
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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE STATE COLLEGE PA
731 PM EST THU NOV 20 2014

...SIGNIFICANT LAKE EFFECT SNOW EXPECTED ACROSS THE SNOWBELT OF
NORTHWESTERN WARREN COUNTY...AND PORTIONS OF MCKEAN COUNTY FROM
LATE THIS AFTERNOON INTO FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

PAZ004-211245-
/O.CON.KCTP.LE.W.0002.000000T0000Z-141121T2000Z/
WARREN-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...WARREN
731 PM EST THU NOV 20 2014

...LAKE EFFECT SNOW WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM EST
FRIDAY...

* LOCATIONS...WARREN COUNTY.

* HAZARD TYPES...LAKE EFFECT SNOW.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...2 TO 6 INCHES...WITH THE HIGHEST AMOUNTS
  OVER EXTREME NORTHWEST WARREN COUNTY.

* TIMING...THE HEAVIEST SNOW WILL FALL BETWEEN 9 PM AND 1 AM.
  HOWEVER...LIGHTER SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...RAPIDLY CHANGING AND GREATLY REDUCED VISIBILITY IN
  BANDS OF LAKE EFFECT SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WILL CREATE
  HAZARDOUS TRAVEL.

* WINDS...WEST 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.

* TEMPERATURES...13 TO 22.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A LAKE EFFECT SNOW WARNING MEANS SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF LAKE-
EFFECT SNOW ARE FORECAST THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL HAZARDOUS. LAKE-
EFFECT SNOW TYPICALLY FALLS AS NARROW BANDS OF HEAVY SNOW WITHIN
A LARGER AREA OF LIGHTER SNOW. SNOWFALL RATES OF OVER AN INCH PER
HOUR ARE LIKELY UNDER THE HEAVIER BANDS. VISIBILITIES VARY
GREATLY AND CAN DROP TO ZERO WITHIN MINUTES. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...
KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT...FOOD...BLANKETS AND A CELLULAR PHONE
IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY. STAY TUNED TO NOAA
WEATHER RADIO OR YOUR FAVORITE SOURCE OF WEATHER INFORMATION FOR
THE LATEST UPDATES. ADDITIONAL DETAILS CAN ALSO BE FOUND AT...
WEATHER.GOV/STATECOLLEGE.

REPORT SNOW ACCUMULATION TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN STATE
COLLEGE BY SENDING AN EMAIL TO CTP.STORMREPORTS@NOAA.GOV...
POSTING TO THE NWS STATE COLLEGE FACEBOOK PAGE...OR TWEET...USING
THE HASHTAG C...T...P...W...X.

&&

$$

PAZ005-211245-
/O.CON.KCTP.LE.Y.0004.000000T0000Z-141121T2000Z/
MCKEAN-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...BRADFORD
731 PM EST THU NOV 20 2014

...LAKE EFFECT SNOW ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM EST
FRIDAY...

* LOCATIONS...MCKEAN COUNTY.

* HAZARD TYPES...LAKE EFFECT SNOW.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...1 TO 5 INCHES...WITH THE GREATEST AMOUNTS
  OVER THE THE HIGHER TERRAIN OF NORTHERN MCKEAN COUNTY.

* TIMING...THE HEAVIEST SNOW WILL FALL BETWEEN 10 PM AND 2 AM.
  HOWEVER...LIGHTER SNOW WILL PERSIST INTO FRIDAY AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...RAPIDLY CHANGING AND GREATLY REDUCED VISIBILITY IN
  BANDS OF LAKE EFFECT SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WILL CREATE
  HAZARDOUS TRAVEL.

* WINDS...WEST 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH.

* TEMPERATURES...12 TO 21.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

IN LAKE EFFECT SNOW THE WEATHER CAN VARY FROM LOCALLY HEAVY SNOW
IN NARROW BANDS TO CLEAR SKIES JUST A FEW MILES AWAY. IF YOU WILL
BE TRAVELING ACROSS THE REGION BE PREPARED FOR RAPID CHANGES IN
ROAD AND VISIBILITY CONDITIONS.

REPORT SNOW ACCUMULATION TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN STATE
COLLEGE BY SENDING AN EMAIL TO CTP.STORMREPORTS@NOAA.GOV...
POSTING TO THE NWS STATE COLLEGE FACEBOOK PAGE...OR TWEET...USING
THE HASHTAG C...T...P...W...X.
&&

$$




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