Weather Alerts for NIAGARA

Issued by the National Weather Service

Small Craft Advisory  SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY   Small Craft Advisory
NIAGARA

Areas Affected:
Hamlin Beach to Sodus Bay NY - Mexico Bay NY to the St. Lawrence River - Niagara River to Hamlin Beach NY - Sodus Bay to Mexico Bay NY
Effective: Tue, 12/1 9:06pm Updated: Tue, 12/1 10:14pm Urgency: Expected
Expires: Thu, 12/3 6:00pm Severity: Minor Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EST
THURSDAY...
* WHAT...West winds to 30 knots and waves 10 to 13 feet.
* WHERE...The nearshore waters of Lake Ontario from the Niagara
River to the Saint Lawrence River.
* WHEN...Until 6 PM EST Thursday.
* IMPACTS...Winds and/or waves will cause hazardous conditions
that could capsize or damage small craft.

Information:
Inexperienced mariners, especially those operating smaller
vessels, should avoid navigating in hazardous conditions.

Small Craft Advisory  SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY   Small Craft Advisory
NIAGARA

Areas Affected:
Lower Niagara River - Upper Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor
Effective: Wed, 12/2 7:00am Updated: Tue, 12/1 10:14pm Urgency: Expected
Expires: Wed, 12/2 10:00pm Severity: Minor Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM TO 10 PM EST
WEDNESDAY...
* WHAT...West winds 15 to 25 knots expected.
* WHERE...The Niagara River and Buffalo Harbor.
* WHEN...From 7 AM to 10 PM EST Wednesday.
* IMPACTS...Winds and/or waves will cause hazardous conditions
that could capsize or damage small craft.

Information:
Inexperienced mariners, especially those operating smaller
vessels, should avoid navigating in hazardous conditions.

Winter Weather Advisory  WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY   Winter Weather Advisory
NIAGARA

Areas Affected:
Niagara - Orleans
Effective: Tue, 12/1 9:18pm Updated: Tue, 12/1 10:14pm Urgency: Expected
Expires: Wed, 12/2 6:00am Severity: Minor Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EST
WEDNESDAY...
* WHAT...Snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 3 to 5 inches
tonight. Winds gusting as high as 35 mph.
* WHERE...Niagara and Orleans counties.
* WHEN...Until 6 AM EST Wednesday.
* IMPACTS...Plan on slippery road conditions.

Information:
Periods of snow will result in snow covered roads and limited
visibilities. Slow down and use caution while driving.
Submit snow reports through our website or social media.

MEANINGS OF NOAA WEATHER INFO RELEASES:

A statement generally provides additional or follow up information to an existing weather condition.

An advisory is for less serious conditions that cause significant inconvenience and, if caution is not exercised, could lead to situations that may threaten life and/or property.

A watch is used when the risk of a hazardous weather event has increased significantly, but its occurrence, locations, and/or timing is still uncertain. It is intended to provide advance notice of possible inclement weather.

A warning is used for conditions posing an immediate threat to life or property. Depending on the type of warning, you should take immediate, appropriate action.

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