Winter Storm WARNING updated 7:12 AM
Winter Storm Warning
URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Buffalo NY 712 AM EST Wed Jan 30 2019 Northern Erie- Including the city of Buffalo 712 AM EST Wed Jan 30 2019 ...WIND CHILL WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EST THURSDAY... ...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST THURSDAY... * WHAT...Heavy lake effect snow. Dangerously cold wind chills expected. ADDITIONAL snow accumulations of 10 to 19 inches in the most persistent lake snows. Winds gusting as high as 40 mph. Wind chills as low as 30 below zero expected. * WHERE...Northern Erie county. * WHEN...For the Winter Storm Warning, until 7 AM EST Thursday. For the Wind Chill Warning, until 6 PM EST Thursday. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Travel will be very difficult to impossible at times. Widespread blowing snow will SIGNIFICANTLY reduce visibility. The hazardous conditions will impact the morning and evening commute. The cold wind chills could cause frostbite on exposed skin in as little as 30 minutes. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... Heavy snow will fall in relatively narrow bands. If traveling, be prepared for rapidly changing road conditions and visibilities.