From The National Weather Service... URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Buffalo NY 209 PM EST Wed Jan 9 2019 NYZ001-002-010-011-100315- /O.EXB.KBUF.WW.Y.0003.190109T2000Z-190110T1800Z/ Niagara-Orleans-Northern Erie-Genesee- Including the cities of Niagara Falls, Medina, Buffalo, and Batavia 209 PM EST Wed Jan 9 2019 ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST THURSDAY... * WHAT...Lake effect snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 4 to 8 inches expected in the most persistent lake snows. Winds gusting as high as 45 mph also producing areas of blowing snow. * WHERE...Niagara, Orleans, Northern Erie, and Genesee counties. Greatest snow accumulation will be south of Route 104, across northeastern Erie and Genesee County. * WHEN...Until 1 PM EST Thursday. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Expect slippery driving conditions. Areas of blowing snow could significantly reduce visibility. The hazardous conditions could impact the morning or evening commute. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... Lake effect snow will fall in relatively narrow bands. If traveling, be prepared for rapidly changing road conditions and visibilities.