Sunday, April 3, 2016

Winter Storm Warning issued for Allegany, Cattaraugus Counties

UPDATED 1:44 a.m. Monday: Downgraded to a Winter Weather Advisory!
... Winter Storm Warning in effect until 2 PM EDT Monday..
The National Weather Service in Buffalo has issued a Winter Storm Warning for heavy snow... which is in effect until 2 PM EDT Monday. The Winter Weather Advisory is no longer in effect.
* Locations... Cattaraugus and Allegany counties.
* Timing... from late this afternoon through early Monday  afternoon.
* Hazards... heavy snow.
* Accumulations... 4 to 7 inches tonight... and 1 to 2 inches Monday... leading to storm totals of 5 to 9 inches.
* Winds... east 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph.
* Visibilities... as low as a quarter mile at times.
* Impacts... accumulating snow will result in hazardous travel conditions at times with poor visibilities and slippery... snow covered roadways.