Allentown firefighters deployed to Erie County; potential storm totals increase in Allegany

Members of the Allentown Volunteer Fire Company Inc., are among those being deployed for storm response efforts in Erie County today.

In the meantime, the WINTER STORM ADVISORY remains in effect from 10PM today through 10PM Sunday for Allegany County, NY, with the storm totals forecast by the US National Weather Service Buffalo NY for some areas being increased to four to eight inches.

“Lake effect snow will fall in relatively narrow bands,” according to the NWS, which says that “if traveling, be prepared for rapidly changing road conditions and visibilities.”

Blowing snows will be prevalent throughout much of the day, with gusts above 20MPH. Wind gusts will continue during the day on Monday, according to projections, reaching close to 30MPH around noontime.

See our earlier post today for further information, including links to various alert and tracking resources.

Be Aware. Be Prepared. Stay Safe.TM and continue to monitor regularly for any updates, particularly before traveling.
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