Winter Weather Advisory area expands, more snow possible Tuesday

BREAKING: The WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY area has expanded outward today for some area Allegany County, NY, counties, with heavier snowfall projected in many areas in comparison with yesterday morning and another storm potential Tuesday into Wednesday.

New maps this morning from the National Weather Service (NWS) at Buffalo show arrival times from the southwest around 8AM and then moving northeast, with the inset showing the new Advisory area for Central and Western New York.

Current Advisory periods and potential snowfall include:
Allegany, Cattaraugus and Wyoming counties: 9AM to 7AM Saturday | Four-to-seven inches of snow.
Steuben County: Noon to 7AM | Three-to-six inches.
Livingston County: 1PM to 9AM | Three-to-six inches.
McKean County, Pa.: 7AM to 7AM | Four-to-six inches.
Potter County, Pa.: 10AM to 7AM | Four-to-six inches.

The NWS also is alerting that a “strong low pressure over New England may bring accumulating snow to Western and North Central New York Tuesday through early Wednesday,” although there is a “great deal of uncertainty with the track and intensity of this system along with resulting snow amounts.”

Friday afternoon commute could be difficult
Today’s storm may result in heavy snow at times, particularly during the afternoon and evening commute times in Southern Tier counties, with forecasters noting that hazardous travel conditions may exist during these periods.

Be Aware. Be Prepared. Stay Safe.TM and continue to monitor for updates on both storms.

Additional information, including precipitation timing and snow amounts for specific locations in each county, provided through three different National Weather Service (NWS) forecast centers 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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