BREAKING – WEATHER UPDATE: There no longer appears to be hazardous weather concerns through the weekend from the US National Weather Service Buffalo NY for Allegany and Cattaraugus counties although different reports on its website, as of this writing, provide what appears to be conflicting information in some areas as to snow impacts.
The top map accompanying this story shows the current alert map for the region, while the bottom rendition shows anticipated snowfall through 4AM Monday. Daily information provided on other pages, however, shows negligible anticipated snowfall.
Three to four feet of snow still is projected for Buffalo, however, as the forecast lake effect is being moved north from yesterday’s alerts but still having the state’s second largest city as its ;primary target area.
Be Aware. Be Prepared. Stay Safe.TM and continue to monitor for potentially changing weather conditions and reports.
Various tracking resources include www.weather.gov/buf for an overall view of the NWS Buffalo forecast region, www.weather.gov/bgm for Steuben and counties to the east, and www.weather.gov/ctp for adjoining Pennsylvania counties.
Separate snow and ice forecasts for Allegany County and the rest of Western New York are available at https://bit.ly/3CUmLMq, along with Steuben County east at https://bit.ly/312qR7E, and Pennsylvania counties to the south at https://bit.ly/3rcTH0o.
Local weather forecasts for specific areas are accessible through the Search feature in the upper left corner of most NWS pages, with Hourly Weather Forecasts, which project event timing throughout the day, found on the lower right side of local pages.
Progression of storms can be tracked interactively via a zoomable NWS Doppler radar site at https://bit.ly/3xyTULH.
Previews of weather components over the next seven days are available at https://bit.ly/3CUmLMq, with Steuben County east at https://bit.ly/312qR7E, and Pennsylvania counties to the south at https://bit.ly/3rcTH0o.
The NWS Storm Prediction Center (SPC) website is at https://bit.ly/3llhYgb, with the overall Weather Prediction Center at https://bit.ly/3gNeAsQ, which includes information on types of potential weather dangers.
Check out the information on cold weather safety, available at https://bit.ly/3zJxVUk, with information on general winter and other projections at https://bit.ly/3CyE9H3. Be prepared in advance of threatening weather and monitor during an event for updates.
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