It's been a cold and gloomy last few weeks across New York State, as the end of fall has looked more like the start of winter with the freezing temperatures and snowfall.

We all remember that historic lake effect snow event in November, which dumped feet of snow on Western New York and Central New York (off Lake Ontario). Some areas got over six feet of snow, as it crippled travel and communities, as they tried and dig out from the snowfall.

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While we shouldn't see a storm to that extent, there's another round of potentially heavy lake effect snow bands that will impact parts of New York State.

Mike Cejka of WIVB Weather shared some early domestic and Euro models of the snowfall totals in Western New York for this weekend, which is the timing of this lake effect snow. Saturday looks to be the day we have to keep an eye on.

As you notice, there are even higher snowfall totals in Central New York, off Lake Ontario. It seems like everyone in Western, Central and Upstate New York will get this snow this weekend.

Here's an early look from yesterday, on the snow coming for Friday through Sunday.

It's still too early to pinpoint exact snowfall totals, but for sure we're looking at potentially signficant snow heading for New York.

The timing is less than ideal, as many like to spend time out of the house the weekend before Christmas, as they try to get Christmas shopping done and attend holiday parties.

Be aware of this snow heading our way this weekend.

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