Latest Weather Update As Of Noon Saturday 2/23
We all know how quickly weather can change in Western New York. We also know the last few days we have been warned of a severe wind event that is expected tomorrow, Sunday 2/24.
Here are the latest Warnings and Advisories from the National Weather Service as of Noon today Saturday 2/24 including a new Winter Weather Advisory...full details are available at National Weather Service Buffalo.
WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM SUNDAY TO 4 AM EST MONDAY... * WHAT...Lake effect snow and blowing snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 2 to 3 inches expected in the most persistent lake snows. Winds gusting as high as 75 mph will produce significant blowing snow and brief whiteouts. * WHERE...Northern Erie and Genesee counties. * WHEN...From 3 PM Sunday to 4 AM EST Monday. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on slippery road conditions. Areas of blowing snow will significantly reduce visibility. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... Lake effect snow will fall in relatively narrow bands. If traveling, be prepared for rapidly changing road conditions and visibilities.HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM SUNDAY TO 10 AM EST MONDAY... LOCATIONS...Niagara, Orleans, Monroe, Erie, and Genesee counties. TIMING...From early Sunday morning through late Monday morning. The strongest winds will be Sunday afternoon and early evening. WINDS...West 30 to 40 mph with gusts up to 75 mph.LAKESHORE FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM SUNDAY TO 4 AM EST MONDAY... LOCATIONS...Lake Erie shore in Erie and Chautauqua counties and the Upper Niagara River in Erie and Niagara counties. LAKE SHORE FLOODING...Powerful southwest winds will gust up to 75 mph. This will result in rises to around 11 feet above low water datum on the eastern end of Lake Erie. This rise will break up ice on Lake Erie and result in significant ice movement. TIMING...From 7 AM Sunday to 4 AM EST Monday. Highest levels are likely to be Sunday afternoon into Sunday evening.