For those of us who
havn't been out, there is freezing rain all over everything in NY
havn't been out of doors, but I did look out. Freeze is coating
branches, vehicles, etc. The step outside my door is slick with
thick ice. I
threw out some salt, going out later to chip the ice off, if I
can. Powe winked
out about 10 AM, for only an instant. Long enough to reboot my
computer. I doubt
I will go any where today. More rain over night, changing to
snow. Lucky me, I
have enough food and water stored in the house, and a couple
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NIAGARA FALLS...
859 AM EST MON JAN 15 2007
...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS
LOW PRESSURE CENTERED OVER NORTHWEST PENNSYLVANIA THIS MORNING
EXPECTED TO TRACK NORTHEASTWARD AND CONTINUE TO SPREAD FREEZING
RAIN ACROSS MUCH OF THE AREA THROUGH THE MORNING AND INTO THE
EARLY AFTERNOON. THERE IS A GOOD CHANCE OF UP TO A HALF INCH OF
ICE ACCUMULATION OR MORE OVER MUCH OF THE AREA...ESPECIALLY
OF THE THRUWAY. THIS MAY BE ENOUGH TO CAUSE DOWNED TREE LIMBS
AREAS SOUTH OF THE THRUWAY HAVE WARMED ABOVE FREEZING AND THE
THREAT FOR ADDITIONAL FREEZING RAIN HAS ENDED...BUT POCKETS OF
COLDER TEMPERATURES STILL EXISTS ESPECIALLY OVER THE HIGHER
TERRAIN...THEREFORE ADDITIONAL FREEZING RAIN IS LIKELY.
UNTREATED ROADS WILL BE VERY SLICK AND HAZARDOUS. DRIVE WITH
EXTRA CAUTION AND ALLOW EXTRA TIME TO REACH YOUR DESTINATION.
MOST AREAS SHOULD SEE TEMPERATURES ABOVE FREEZING BEFORE NOON.
MUCH COLDER AIR IS EXPECTED FROM TONIGHT INTO MIDWEEK WITH LAKE
EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. SINCE THERE MAY BE POWER OUTAGES
THIS ICE STORM PLEASE REMEMBER THAT DURING BUFFALO`S POWER
OUTAGES IN THE OCTOBER STORM THAT A FEW PEOPLE DIED FROM CARBON
MONOXIDE POISONING BECAUSE THEY RAN THEIR GENERATORS IN ENCLOSED
INDOOR AREAS. EVEN RUNNING A GENERATOR IN AN ATTACHED GARAGE IS
DANGEROUS! STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO AND OTHER RADIO AND
TV STATIONS FOR FURTHER DETAILS OR UPDATES.