Not One But TWO Major Snow Storms Expected This Week
If you like snow, Mother Nature is set to become your best friend this week with two major snowstorms expected to impact Western New York this week.
Today we will see some light snow this afternoon before a major storm will impact much of Western New York tonight. According to the National Weather Service in Buffalo, A Winter Storm Warning has been issued starting at 7 pm tonight until 1 pm Tuesday afternoon.
..WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO 1 PM EST TUESDAY... * WHAT...Heavy snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 7 to 14 inches. * WHERE...All of western and north central New York. * WHEN...From 7 PM this evening to 1 PM EST Tuesday. * IMPACTS...Travel could be very difficult to impossible. Areas of blowing snow along the south shores of Lake Ontario and Lake Erie. The hazardous conditions will impact the Tuesday morning commute.
With this storm, we could see anywhere between 7 to 14 inches of snow, and then we get a slight break on Wednesday before another massive snowstorm impacts Western New York on Thursday.
The second storm is expected to bring another 6 to 12 inches from Thursday thru Friday afternoon.
We could see a total of up to 26 inches of snow in parts of Western New York this week.
According to goldensnowball.com, so far Buffalo has received 58.6 inches of snow, which is about 12 inches less than the normal average for this time of year.
Currently, Buffalo is in 2nd place in the Golden Snowball competition which is a battle of cities along the 90 to see which city gets the most snow.
As of this post, Binghamton was #1 with just shade over 80 inches of snow so far this Winter. But Buffalo is ready to take a shot at #1 with these storms.
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