BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz has issued a travel advisory for Erie County Saturday morning, due to severe winter weather across Western New York.
After discussing with @ErieCountyDPW and @ErieCountyESU, I am issuing a Travel Advisory for Erie County. Driving conditions are rapidly deteriorating in central and southern Erie County due to 2-3" rate of snowfall per hour and 35 MPH winds, dropping visibility to zero at times. pic.twitter.com/mavoUgGqpp— Mark Poloncarz (@markpoloncarz) December 26, 2020
In addition, the City of Buffalo has closed the Skyway in both directions due to severe weather.
A spokesperson for the city says drivers should take an alternate route to avoid the Skyway.
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