Lake Effect Snow Warning Issued For Chautauqua, Cattaraugus Counties

first_imgJAMESTOWN – Some areas in Chautauqua and Cattaraugus Counties could see nearly a foot of snow through Monday evening.The National Weather Service in Buffalo has issued a Lake Effect Snow Warning Lake Effect Snow Warning Chautauqua and Cattaraugus Counties, effective until 7 a.m. Tuesday. This upgrades the Winter Weather Advisory which is no longer in effect.Total snow accumulations will range from 7 to 14 inches across the higher terrain and 4 to 7 inches in the lower elevations. Winds will gust as high as 35 M.P.H.Sunday will feature mostly cloudy skies with snow showers possible. Highs in the lower-30’s. Lake effect snow will begin to kick into gear Sunday night across the traditional snow belt areas. 4-6 inches of snow in the most persistent lake bands. Lows in the upper-20’s.Snow will continue through the days Monday into Tuesday. Outside the lake bands, expect mostly cloudy skies with only the occasional snow shower possible. Highs both days in the around 30.A series of systems passing through the area through the rest of the week will keep the chances for snow in the forecast each day along with plenty of cloud cover.Temperature wise, Wednesday we’ll see highs in the upper-20’s and back closer to 30 for the end of the week. As we look towards next weekend temperatures look to return to the mid-20’s with snow showers continuing.WNYNewsNow is a proud Ambassador for the NOAA Weather-Ready Nation program.Share:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)last_img