BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — Lake Effect Snow Warning for Chautauqua county from early Friday morning until Saturday morning. 6-8" in the most persistent bands with localized higher amounts and gusty winds will make for difficult travel at times.
Winter Weather Advisory for S.Erie and Cattaraugus counties from early Friday morning through Saturday morning. Most persistent bands can see between 4-6" and localized higher amounts.
Winter Weather Advisory for McKean county in PA from early Friday morning through Saturday morning for minor accumulations 2-4".
Rain switches to snow as gusty winds usher in colder temperatures towards Friday morning, any standing water may create black ice. Little accumulation to start the day but as winds continue to gust, driving within any lake snow will have lowered visibility with blowing and drifting snow. Wind chills will be in the teens and low 20s through the day. Accumulating snows will be across the higher terrain of the Chautauqua Ridge and Cattaraugus county. Areas outside of lake effect won't pick up much snow, including the Metro area, likely receiving only an inch or two. Flakes end on Saturday with chilly temperatures in the lower 30s. A general snow for WNY approaches for Sunday.
Chilly with lake snow and gusty winds
Breezy & cold with few snow showers
General snow to cross WNY with at least a couple of inches.