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Quiet tonight with lake effect snow returning, Lake Effect Snow Warning for late tonight through Thursday

Lake effect snow late Wednesday through Thursday
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Posted at 8:54 AM, Jan 04, 2022
and last updated 2022-01-05 05:39:59-05

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — Lake Effect Snow Warning for Erie and Genesee Counties 7pm Wednesday through 1am Friday. Heavy lake effect snow and strong winds likely.

Winter Weather Advisory for Wyoming County 7pm Wednesday through 1am Friday.

All eyes on later this evening as lake effect snow will develop and continue overnight impacting the morning commute on Thursday for many of the mid counties. The lake band will slowly drift south later in the day. Expect 8 to 14"+ of snow in the lake band. 4-8" on the northern and southern edges of the band. Highest snow totals expected just south and east of Buffalo. The cold and snowy weather will continue on Friday as another weather system passes close enough to keep the flakes falling until the start of the weekend.

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WEDNESDAY
MORNING: Partly cloudy, upper 20s.
AFTERNOON: Rain to snow, near 40.

THURSDAY
MORNING: Lake effect snow and strong winds, low 20s.
AFTERNOON: Lake effect snow, mid 20s.

FRIDAY
MORNING: Snow showers, mid teens.
AFTERNOON: Snow showers, low 20s.

SATURDAY
MORNING: Partly cloudy, mid teens.
AFTERNOON: Partly sunny, upper 20s.