NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
3:39 PM Saturday February 28
W2SYNOPSIS, A STRONG 308 INCH ARCTIC HIGH WILL DRIFT OFF THE SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND COAST TONIGHT.W2 A WEAK WAVE OF LOW PRESSURE WILL THEN MOVE THROUGH THE LOWER LAKES SUNDAY BEFORE RAPIDLY DEEPENING INTO A 292 INCH COASTAL LOW ON MONDAY NEAR NOVA SCOTIA.W2 A 306 INCH HIGH WILL THEN BUILD FROM THE UPPER MIDWEST MONDAY TO THE LOWER LAKES MONDAY NIGHT BEFORE REACHING NEW ENGLAND ON TUESDAY.W2 A 292 INCH LOW IS THEN FORECAST TO MOVE FROM LOWER MICHIGAN TUESDAY EVENING TO THE SAINT LAWRENCE VALLEY WEDNESDAY WITH A TRAILING COLD FRONT CROSSING THE LAKE EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING.W2 A STRONG 307 INCH HIGH WILL THEN BUILD INTO THE GREAT LAKES AND OHIO VALLEY ON THURSDAY.W2 LOZ062-010415.W2 LAKE ONTARIO OPEN WATERS FROM THE NIAGARA RIVER TO HAMLIN BEACH.W2 tonight, southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming southeast 10 knots or less.W2 the lake is mostly ice covered.W2 sunday, southeast winds 10 knots or less becoming southwest.W2 a chance of snow showers late in the morning.W2 snow in the afternoon.W2 sunday night, west winds 5 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to 25 knots.W2 snow.W2 monday, west winds to 30 knots.W2 a chance of snow showers.W2 monday night, northwest winds 15 to 25 knots becoming west and diminishing to less than 10 knots.W2 tuesday, south winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest and increasing to 15 to 20 knots.W2 snow likely during the day, then rain and snow tuesday night.W2 wednesday, west winds to 30 knots becoming northwest and diminishing to 15 to 20 knots.W2 snow and rain showers likely during the day, then a chance of snow showers wednesday night.W2 thursday, northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west 15 to 20 knots.W2 a chance of snow showers during the day.W2 waves omitted due to the lake being mostly ice covered.W2