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Weather update from Meteorologist Kevin Williams

Updated: 03/12/2014 11:23 AM
Created: 03/12/2014 8:31 AM WHEC.com
By: Kevin Williams

Snow will fall steadily and at times heavily today into tonight accumulating 12 to 16 inches in most areas with 20 inches in a few spots by late this evening.

Increasing winds will produce extensive blowing and drifting snow resulting in blizzard conditions at times this afternoon and tonight, especially in areas closer to Lake Ontario. Temperatures will fall into the teens later today with wind chills dropping below zero.

Travel conditions will be deteriorating through the day.

As a reminder, the National Weather Service has issued a blizzard warning for Genesee, Orleans, Ontario, Livingston, Monroe, Wayne counties until 5 a.m. Thursday.

TRAVEL ADVISORIES
Monroe County: 10 a.m. – Midnight (Roads are not closed but hazardous travel may exist)
Livingston County: ("No unnecessary travel” which means that hazardous driving conditions exist and no travel is recommended)
Wyoming County: (No unnecessary travel is advised; roads are not closed)
Ontario County: 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. (After 1 p.m., the advisory will change to “no unnecessary travel” which means that hazardous driving conditions exist and no travel is recommended)
Orleans County: 10 a.m. (No unnecessary travel is advised; roads are not closed)
Genesee County: 10 a.m. (No unnecessary travel is advised; roads are not closed)
Seneca County: 10 a.m. (No unnecessary travel is advised; roads are not closed)
Wayne County: 10 a.m. (No unnecessary travel is advised; roads are not closed)





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