There's only a week or so left in the month of January, and everyone is already looking forward to what is hopefully a warmer February. January has been downright cold and has brought a lot of snow to the state; especially off Lake Erie and Lake Ontario.

This weekend will feature more bitterly cold temperatures and lake effect snowfall.

Lake effect snow will impact many parts of New York State this weekend through Sunday afternoon, and it really all depends on where you live, when figuring out how much accumulating snow you will receive.

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Regions off Lake Erie will see snow and more snow the further south you go. The southern tier portion of Western New York could see as much as 6 inches of snow, while Buffalo and suburbs surrounding could see 1-2 inches.

Central New York and regions near the Finger Lakes could see some snow, but not major accumulations.

Regions off Lake Ontario will see the most snow. In fact, it will likely be snow that could severely impact travel.

According to the National Weather Service, lake effect snow will set up off Lake Ontario and bring anywhere from 8-12 inches of snow near Watertown and just north of Pulaski, which could see at least 6 inches of snow.

It all depends where the lake effect snow band(s) set up.

There's a Lake Effect Snow Warning in effect for Jefferson County, with Lake Effect Snow advisories in effect for Lewis and Oswego counties. There's also a Lake Effect Snow Advisory for the southern tier, here in Western New York.

Drive carefully if you are traveling in these areas this weekend.

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