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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Buffalo NY 848 AM EST Tue Dec 5 2017 NYZ010-011-052200- /O.CON.KBUF.WS.A.0005.171206T0800Z-171208T0900Z/ Northern Erie-Genesee- Including the cities of Buffalo and Batavia 848 AM EST Tue Dec 5 2017 ...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH LATE THURSDAY NIGHT... * WHAT...Heavy lake effect snow possible. Travel may be very difficult at times. Total snow accumulations of 6 to 12 inches are possible in the most persistent lake snows. * WHERE...Northern Erie and Genesee counties. * WHEN...From late tonight through late Thursday night. The heavy snow is not expected to be continuous, but will come in several rounds. Travel may be very difficult at times, including during the morning and evening commute on Wednesday. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Heavy lake effect snow may result in very difficult travel at times, including very low visibility and deep snow cover on roads. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... Narrow bands of heavy snow could impact portions of the region. Localized travel problems will be possible. &&