Brace Yourself….Snow Is Coming…A Lot Of It
It looks like Mother Nature just realized that it is January in Western New York and is set to dump some of the winter stuff on the area tonight and for the rest of the week.
The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for much of the Southern Tier. But, we are expected to see snow almost everywhere in Western New York!
Wyoming-Chautauqua-Cattaraugus-Southern Erie- Including the cities of Warsaw, Jamestown, Olean, Orchard Park, and Springville 941 AM EST Tue Jan 8 2019 ...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON... * WHAT...Heavy lake effect snow possible. Total snow accumulations of 6 to 12 inches possible in the most persistent lake snows, with greatest amounts expected along the Chautauqua Ridge. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph. * WHERE...Wyoming, Chautauqua, Cattaraugus, and Southern Erie counties. * WHEN...From late tonight through Thursday afternoon. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Travel could be very difficult. Areas of blowing snow could significantly reduce visibility. The hazardous conditions could impact the morning or evening commute. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... Narrow bands of heavy snow could impact portions of the region. Localized travel problems will be possible.