Lake Effect Snow Warning

URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
128 PM EST Mon Jan 18 2021
Northern Erie
Including the city of Buffalo

LAKE EFFECT SNOW WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO
7 PM EST TUESDAY

  • WHAT…Heavy lake effect snow expected. Total snow
    accumulations of 6 to 12 inches in the most persistent lake
    snows.
  • WHERE…Northern Erie county. The greatest snow amounts in
    northern portions of Erie county will occur from Lackawanna and
    Blasdell to West Seneca, Elma and Marilla and points southward.
  • WHEN…From 6 PM this evening to 7 PM EST Tuesday.
  • IMPACTS…Travel could be very difficult. Areas of blowing snow
    could significantly reduce visibility. The hazardous conditions
    could impact the Tuesday morning and evening commutes.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

Heavy snow will fall in relatively narrow bands. If traveling, be
prepared for rapidly changing road conditions and visibilities