Mostly cloudy. Snow likely early...then a chance of snow rain this afternoon. Accumulation an inch or less. Highs in the upper 30s. South winds 10 mph or less...becoming west. Chance of precipitation 60 percent.
Mostly cloudy. A chance of snow in the evening...then steadier snow overnight. Additional accumulation 2 to 3 inches. Lows in the upper 20s. Light winds...becoming northeast 10 to 20 mph. Chance of snow 80 percent.
Just as I planned to click away from the forecast, I noticed a red weather alert. I clicked on it and discovered:
GeneseeWhich is it, NOAA? Just snow showers and little accumulation or the possibility of 10"? I guess we just have to sit back and wait and see.
Winter Storm Watch
Statement as of 3:42 AM EST on February 24, 2011
... Winter Storm Watch remains in effect from late tonight through
A Winter Storm Watch remains in effect from late tonight through
* Locations... all of western and north central New York.
* Timing... from late Thursday night through Friday mid afternoon.
* Hazards... heavy wet snow.
* Accumulations... potential for 6 to 10 inches.
* Winds... northeast 10 to 20 mph... becoming northwest and increasing
to 15 to 30 mph Friday afternoon.
* Visibilities... to near one quarter mile possible in heavier
* Temperatures... near freezing at first... falling slowly into
* Impacts... a slow Friday morning commute.
* Forecaster confidence... high confidence in some locations in the
watch area receiving up to 10 inches of snow. Some uncertainty
remains as to where the axis of heavier snowfall will fall.
A Winter Storm Watch means that heavy snow and/or ice
accumulations are possible. If you are within the watch area...
remain alert to rapidly changing weather conditions.
Stay tuned to NOAA Weather Radio or your favorite source of
weather information for the latest updates. Additional details
can also be found at www.Weather.Gov/Buffalo.