A Little Taste of Winter

December 27, 2011 Updated Dec 27, 2011 at 10:32 PM EDT

By WKBW News

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Wintertime snow writing windshield

December 27, 2011 Updated Dec 27, 2011 at 10:32 PM EDT

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EST
WEDNESDAY...

* LOCATIONS...CHAUTAUQUA...CATTARAUGUS...SOUTHERN ERIE...AND
WYOMING COUNTIES.

* TIMING...THROUGH EARLY WEDNESDAY EVENING.

* HAZARDS...SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW.

* ACCUMULATIONS...1 TO 3 INCHES TONIGHT AND 2 TO 4 INCHES
WEDNESDAY.

* WINDS...WEST 20 TO 30 MPH.

* VISIBILITIES...POSSIBLY DROPPING TO A QUARTER MILE OR LESS IN
SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WEDNESDAY.

* TEMPERATURES...LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S TONIGHT. HIGHS IN THE MID
20S WEDNESDAY.

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF THE SNOW AND FALLING TEMPERATURES
TONIGHT WILL LEAD TO VERY ICY CONDITIONS ON UNTREATED ROADS AND
SIDEWALKS. BLOWING SNOW WILL ALSO IMPACT TRAVEL ON WEDNESDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS NORMALLY ISSUED FOR A VARIETY OF
WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS SUCH AS LIGHT SNOW...BLOWING SNOW...
SLEET...FREEZING RAIN AND WIND CHILLS. WHILE THE WEATHER WILL BE
SIGNIFICANT...THE WORD ADVISORY IMPLIES THAT SEVERE WINTER
WEATHER IS NOT ANTICIPATED.

STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR YOUR FAVORITE SOURCE OF
WEATHER INFORMATION FOR THE LATEST UPDATES. ADDITIONAL DETAILS
CAN ALSO BE FOUND AT WWW.WEATHER.GOV/BUFFALO.

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BUFFALO HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT
FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO 6 PM EST WEDNESDAY.

* LOCATIONS...THE NIAGARA FRONTIER.

* TIMING...THIS EVENING INTO EARLY WEDNESDAY EVENING.

* HAZARDS...SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW.

* ACCUMULATIONS...UP TO 2 INCHES TONIGHT AND 1 TO 3 INCHES
WEDNESDAY...LEADING TO STORM TOTALS OF 3 TO 5 INCHES.

* WINDS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH LATE TONIGHT AND 20 TO
35 MPH ON WEDNESDAY.

* VISIBILITIES...POSSIBLY DROPPING TO A QUARTER MILE OR LESS IN
SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WEDNESDAY.

* TEMPERATURES...LOWS AROUND 20 TONIGHT. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 20S
WEDNESDAY WITH WIND CHILL VALUES IN THE SINGLE DIGITS.

* IMPACTS...ROADWAYS AND SIDEWALKS MAY BECOME SNOW OR SLUSH
COVERED TONIGHT...THEN QUICKLY FALLING TEMPERATURES WEDNESDAY
MORNING COULD LEAD TO COME ICY AREAS. BLOWING SNOW WILL ALSO
IMPACT ROADWAYS ON WEDNESDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS NORMALLY ISSUED FOR A VARIETY OF
WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS SUCH AS LIGHT SNOW, BLOWING SNOW,
SLEET, FREEZING RAIN AND WIND CHILLS. WHILE THE WEATHER WILL BE
SIGNIFICANT, THE WORD ADVISORY IMPLIES THAT SEVERE WINTER WEATHER
IS NOT ANTICIPATED.

STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR YOUR FAVORITE SOURCE OF
WEATHER INFORMATION FOR THE LATEST UPDATES. ADDITIONAL DETAILS
CAN ALSO BE FOUND AT WWW.WEATHER.GOV/BUFFALO.