URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
128 PM EST Mon Jan 18 2021
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
- 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.
Heavy snow will fall in relatively narrow bands. If traveling, be
prepared for rapidly changing road conditions and visibilities