Snow Makes for a Miserable Commute

January 12, 2011 Updated Nov 5, 2013 at 1:22 AM EDT

By WKBW News

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Snow Makes for a Miserable Commute

January 12, 2011 Updated Nov 5, 2013 at 1:22 AM EDT

Buffalo, NY (WKBW-TV)

The storm system that's pounding the east coast dumped 3 to 6 inches of snow on WNY. While it wasn't enough to close schools or businesses...it made the morning drive miserable. Traffic was slow across the area and there were many reports of cars spinning off the road and auto accidents. EWN and Accuweather will have a full forecast tonight on Channel 7.

Here's the forecast for the rest of the day:

Snow. Additional accumulation 1 to 2 inches. Near steady temperatures around 20. North winds 10 to 20 mph becoming northwest. Chance of snow near 100 percent.

Tonight...Snow showers in the evening...diminishing to scattered snow showers overnight. Additional accumulation an inch or less. Lows 10 to 15. Northwest winds 15 to 25 mph diminishing to 10 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph near the lakes. Chance of snow 80 percent.

Thursday...Cloudy with a 40 percent chance of snow showers. Highs in the lower 20s. Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph becoming west.

Thursday Night...Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of snow showers. Lows 10 to 15. West winds 10 to 15 mph becoming light.

Friday...Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of snow showers. Highs in the mid 20s. Southwest winds 10 mph or less becoming west.

Friday Night...Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of snow showers. Lows 15 to 20.

Saturday...Snow showers likely. Highs in the upper 20s. Chance of snow 60 percent.

Saturday Night...Cloudy with a 50 percent chance of snow showers. Lows in the lower 20s.

Sunday...Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of snow showers. Highs in the upper 20s.

Sunday Night...Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of snow showers. Lows 15 to 20.

Martin Luther King Jr Day...Partly sunny with a 40 percent chance of snow showers. Highs in the upper 20s.

Monday Night...Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of snow showers. Lows in the lower 20s.

Tuesday...Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of snow showers. Highs around 30.