Winter Storm Warning
URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Buffalo NY 340 PM EST Thu Jan 31 2019 Northern Erie- Including the city of Buffalo 340 PM EST Thu Jan 31 2019 ...WIND CHILL ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EST FRIDAY... ...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS EVENING... * WHAT...Lake effect snow, blowing snow, and very cold wind chills. Additional snow accumulations of 1 to 2 inches in the most persistent lake snows. Winds gusting as high as 35 mph. Wind chills as low as 20 below zero. * WHERE...Northern Erie county. * WHEN...For the Winter Storm Warning, until 7 PM EST this evening. For the Wind Chill Advisory, until 11 AM EST Friday. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on slippery road conditions. Areas of blowing snow could significantly reduce visibility. The hazardous conditions could impact the morning or evening commute. The cold wind chills could cause frostbite on exposed skin in as little as 30 minutes. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... Snow will fall in relatively narrow bands. If traveling, be prepared for rapidly changing road conditions and visibilities.