Yellow Alert for season’s first snow ends at 9 a.m, new Yellow Alert for Friday night into Saturday

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC) — Lake effect came in overnight and early this morning right on schedule with generally 1-2" for metro Rochester and a bit more parts of the eastside into Wayne County.

The snow band is weakening as it moves south through the Finger Lakes this morning and we are pretty much done with the snow for today. Still, some slick spots early this morning with temps below freezing so be careful as you head out and about.

It’ll be brisk and cold this afternoon and tonight. Cold aside, we’re in for a much more milder and dry Wednesday so the big travel day and party day looks fine.

Thanksgiving Day will feature mild weather this year with clouds and a couple of showers turning into a bit of rain at night. A strong cold front arrives on Friday and will drop temps significantly with local lake snows developing once again later in the day towards the evening hours.

Many of us are likely to see accumulating lake snows with slick travel Friday night into Saturday so a Yellow Alert has been issued as a heads up for that event.

After that, it remains cold with snow showers in the forecast into next week. Stay tuned to News10NBC for the latest updates on the timing of raindrops for Thanksgiving and the snow threat as we head into the weekend.


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