Month: February 2020

*WINTER STORM WARNING*

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
427 AM EST Wed Feb 26 2020

Niagara-Orleans-Northern Erie-Genesee-
Including the cities of Niagara Falls, Medina, Buffalo,
and Batavia
427 AM EST Wed Feb 26 2020

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO 1 PM
EST THURSDAY...

* WHAT...Heavy snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 5 to 9
  inches. Winds could gust as high as 45 to 50 mph resulting in
  significant blowing and drifting snow.

* WHERE...Niagara, Orleans, Northern Erie, and Genesee counties.

* WHEN...From 10 PM this evening to 1 PM EST Thursday.

* IMPACTS...Travel will become very difficult with very poor
  visibility and snow covered roadways. The hazardous conditions
  will greatly impact the Thursday morning commute. Gusty winds
  could bring down tree branches.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Widespread accumulating snow will create dangerous travel conditions.

CDC Press Conference Audio Recording COVID19 (coronavirus) 02/25/2020

“We really want to prepare the American public for the possibility that their lives will disrupted because of this pandemic”

Nancy Messonnier, the Director for the National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases

The CDC held a press conference this morning regarding COVID19.  Usually, they put out a typed transcript, but it isn’t out yet.  Here is the audio of the whole thing.  Feel free to listen to the whole thing.  This will answer a lot of your questions:


Click here to listen to CDC Teleconference 02/25/2020 

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