Winter storm predicted for Western New York

Nov 23, 2013

Winter weather could be making its first significant appearance across Western New York this weekend.

A lake effect snow advisory has been issued for Erie, Niagara, Orleans, Monroe, Genesee, Livingston, Ontario, Chautauqua, Cattaraugus and Wyoming Counties, beginning at noon today and lasting until 7 o'clock on Sunday evening. Most areas are expected to see between 1 to 4 inches of snow, but persistent snow areas could experience as much as 8 inches. Portions of Chautauqua County could find themselves digging out of as much as 13 inches of new snow.

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Gusting winds could make driving difficult with periods of blowing and drifting snow.