BREAKING: Much of Allegany County, NY, and parts of those to the west and north now are under a WINTER STORM ADVISORY from tomorrow morning into Saturday, with four-to-seven inches of snow being forecast, with somewhat lesser amounts to the east and south.
The National Weather Service at Buffalo currently is projecting the greatest storm totals in higher elevations across the Western South Tier when, with no rain mixtures as has been occurring with recent storms, potential amounts remain higher.
The Advisories for Allegany, Cattaraugus and Wyoming counties are in effect from 9AM Friday through 7AM Saturday, and noon tomorrow through 7AM Saturday for Steuben County east.
Note that the maps accompanying this story are for different times.
Friday afternoon commute may be difficult
Be Aware. Be Prepared. Stay Safe.TM and continue to monitor, particularly if traveling during the Friday evening commute period.
Additional information, including precipitation timing and snow amounts for specific locations in each county, provided through three different National Weather Service (NWS) forecast centers as shown on the primary map and two insets, is available through our exclusive Weather Resources page links at https://bit.ly/3YAlcPI on this website or through the link in the left column of this page.
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