Weekend Winter Weather Advisories now in effect for Allegany and Potter counties east

WEATHER UPDATE: Winter Weather Advisories now have been issued for Allegany County east in New York, and Potter County east in Pennsylvania, for tomorrow and Sunday, as the impacts of a weekend snow storm, moving north along the Eastern Coast, expands to the west.

New alerts from the National Weather Service (NWS) at three forecast centers advise:

Allegany County: Advisory from 1PM Saturday to 4AM Sunday with total snow accumulations of three-to-six inches. “The majority of the snowfall and greatest impact on travel will be mid afternoon through evening on Saturday.”

Steuben County east: Advisory from 1PM Saturday to 7PM Sunday with total snow accumulations of four-to-seven inches. “Snowfall rates could approach 1 inch per hour briefly Saturday afternoon into the evening.”

Potter and Tioga counties, Pa.: Advisory from 10AM Saturday to 1AM Sunday with total snow accumulations of three-to-six inches. “Snowfall rates of 1 inch per hour are likely during the late afternoon through the evening.”

Our cross-sections of new NWS maps, with revised projected snow totals from this morning, appear below.

With the storm track subject to further change, Be Aware. Be Prepared. Stay Safe.TM and continue to monitor for updates throughout the region, particularly if traveling.

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