BUFFALO, NY (WKBW-TV) - The National Weather Service in Buffalo has issued a Blizzard Warning for Erie, Niagara, Genesee, Orleans, Wyoming and Chautauqua counties until 2 a.m. Thursday.
Cattaraugus and Allegany counties are under a Winter Storm Warning until 2 a.m Thursday.
Storm accumulations could reach 10 to 15 inches of snow when the storm is over. Parts of the region could see 6 to11 inches today and an additional 3 to 6 tonight.
Conditions will rapidly deteriorate later this morning with relatively light snow becoming heavy by mid to late morning. The combination of heavy snow and blowing snow will make travel extremely difficult to nearly impossible Wednesday afternoon and evening. Visibility will be dramatically reduced with deep snow cover on roadways during the peak of the storm.