The first winter storm of the season

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A winter weather advisory for western Greenbrier County also was issued Monday for 7 a.m. Tuesday through 7 a.m. Wednesday.

The second Alberta clipper could produce another few inches of snow across the region overnight Wednesday through dawn Thursday. "Snow accumulations of 10-20" is expected in the most persistent lake snow bands across the Souther Tier.

Lake effect snow showers will develop Tuesday night and continue through Wednesday across central NY, according to the National Weather Service. Forecasters expect 2-4 inches of the white stuff.


East of Lake Ontario, with its broader fetch and more favorable wind direction, higher accumulations are in the cards.

Olean will see "lighter snow through early afternoon associated with this first storm system", he said, followed by a second storm the following day.

A weak cold front is giving us mostly cloudy skies with scattered afternoon snow showers.


It's blustery, windy and cold out there, and the Lake Erie waves are churning!

Lake effect snow is expected to continue through Wednesday with another clipper low sliding by Wednesday evening.

Tired shovelers in Buffalo and Watertown should get a break with this round, however, as winds out of the northwest set up over the region, and steer the heaviest snow further south than the weekend's event.


Temperatures will be in the mid-teens Wednesday before hitting low single digits Wednesday night. High pressure moving in from the Ohio Valley will bring a slight rebound on Thursday, with temperatures creeping up to near freezing as we head toward the weekend.

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