Winter Storm Watch
URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Buffalo NY 331 AM EST Thu Jan 24 2019 NYZ010-011-241645- /O.EXA.KBUF.WS.A.0004.190125T0600Z-190126T1200Z/ Northern Erie-Genesee- Including the cities of Buffalo and Batavia 331 AM EST Thu Jan 24 2019 ...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING... * WHAT...Heavy lake effect snow possible. Total snow accumulations of 8 to 14 inches possible in the most persistent lake snows. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph on Friday producing blowing and drifting snow. * WHERE...Northern Erie and Genesee counties. The greatest snow amounts are expected across the Buffalo Southtowns and southwest Genesee County. * WHEN...From late tonight through Saturday morning. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Travel could be very difficult with deep snow cover on roads and very poor visibility. The hazardous conditions could impact the morning and evening commute on Friday.