Monday, January 17, 2022

Officials are telling people to stay off the roads if at all possible.
Travel advisories, bans issued for several communities due to snow

Heavy snow that fell overnight across Western New York has made travel on roadways very difficult. Several municipalities have issued either a travel ban or advisory. They are asking everyone to stay off the roadways if possible so road crews can plow.

Erie County
Amherst - Travel Advisory
Buffalo - Travel Advisory
Clarence- Travel Advisory
Grand Island - Travel Advisory in place until noon
Town of Tonawanda - Travel Advisory

Niagara County
Lockport - Travel Ban until further notice
Niagara County - Travel Advisory throughout the county
Niagara Falls - Travel Ban until further notice
North Tonawanda - Travel Ban until further notice

Snows will continue into the afternoon before easing this evening.
  • A Winter Storm Warning for Wyoming, Chautauqua, Cattaraugus, and Southern Erie counties for 14 to 20 inches of snow. This warning is in place until 10 p.m. Monday. 
  •  A Winter Storm Warning has been issued for Niagara, Orleans, Northern Erie and Genesee counties until 7 p.m. Monday. Snowfall totals between 14 to 19 inches are possible in these areas. 
  •  A Winter Storm Warning has been issued for Allegany County until 7 p.m. Monday warning of 7 to 10 inches of snow in the southeastern corner of Western New York. 
  •  All areas across Western New York will be dealing with gusty winds on Monday afternoon and evening with gusts to 40 mph, and this could make travel near impossible with whiteout conditions expected.

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