Saturday, January 22, 2022

A Report by Ben Beagle--ben@livingstonnews.com:
Winter weather advisories begin tonight in Genesee, Wyoming, So/Erie counties

UPDATE, 5 p.m.: With winter weather advisories set to go into effect later this evening for Genesee, Wyoming and Erie counties, the National Weather Service has refined locations and amounts.

The Weather Service has increased the expected snowfall accumulation for Wyoming County advisory and added southern Erie County to the advisory, which will be in effect from 10 tonight through 10 a.m. Sunday.

The latest update anticipates total snow accumulation of 4 to 6 inches in the most persistence lake snows with winds gusting as high as 35 mph. Blowing and drifting snow is forecast.

Plan on snow covered and slippery road conditions. Areas of blowing snow could significantly reduce visibility.

The winter weather advisory for western Genesee County now includes northern Erie counties. The advisory will begin at 7 tonight and be in effect to 4 a.m. Sunday.

Lake effect snow and blowing snow is expected with total accumulations of 2 to 4 inches in the most persistent lake snows. Wind gusts as high as 40 mph will produce considerable blowing and drifting snow, the Weather Service said.

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