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Friday, April 1, 2016

WNY: Winter Weather Advisory posted (no April Fools joke)

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
239 PM EDT FRI APR 1 2016


...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM SATURDAY TO 5 AM
EDT SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BUFFALO HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT
FROM 5 PM SATURDAY TO 5 AM EDT SUNDAY.

* LOCATIONS...SOUTHERN TIER AND NIAGARA FRONTIER.

* TIMING...FROM LATE SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE SATURDAY
  NIGHT.

* HAZARDS...SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW.

* ACCUMULATIONS...3 TO 6 INCHES. GREATEST SNOW TOTALS ACROSS THE
  HILLS SOUTH OF BUFFALO.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 15 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.

* VISIBILITIES...UNDER A HALF MILE AT TIMES.

* IMPACTS...SNOW WILL ACCUMULATE ON ROAD SURFACES AND CREATE
  SLIPPERY DRIVING CONDITIONS.