Southern Erie Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Lake Effect Snow Warning
Issued: 8:19 PM EST Dec. 12, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Lake effect snow warning remains in effect until midnight EST
Wednesday night...

* what... heavy lake effect snow occurring. Travel will be very
difficult to impossible. Additional snow accumulations of 9 to
12 inches, with localized amounts up to 14 inches, are
expected.

* Where... southern Erie and Crawford counties. The highest
additional snowfall totals are expected from near Edinboro to
near Wattsburg.

* When... until midnight EST Wednesday night. The heaviest lake
effect snow band is expected to move into southern Erie and
Crawford counties shortly after midnight and continuing through
Wednesday morning.

* Additional details... be prepared for significant reductions in
visibility at times.

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. If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food,
and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency. The latest
Road conditions can be obtained from the Department of
Transportation web site.