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Winter Storm Warning issued for WNY

Moderate snow continues for all of WNY

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Snow began last night and it has been snowing heavily into the morning commute. Snowfall rates have been up to 3-4" per hour. Snowfall rates will be coming down this afternoon but accumulations will continue.

A Winter Storm Warning for Wyoming, Chautauqua, Cattaraugus, and Southern Erie counties is warning of 14 to 20 inches of snow. This warning is in place until 10 p.m. Monday. 

A Winter Storm Warning has been issued for Niagara, Orleans, Northern Erie and Genesee counties until 7 p.m. Monday. Snowfall totals between 14 to 19 inches are possible in these areas. 

A Winter Storm Warning has been issued for Allegany County until 7 p.m. Monday warning of 7 to 10 inches of snow the southeastern corner of Western New York.

All areas across Western New York will be dealing with gusty winds on Monday afternoon and evening with gusts to 40 mph, and this could make travel near impossible with whiteout conditions expected. Avoid unnecessary travel on Monday, if at all possible. 

Snow will end tonight but blowing and drifting is still possible.

Tomorrow will be a quieter day with a few lake snow bands both north and south of Buffalo.

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