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Guess what’s coming in the forecast?

Say it ain’t so.

No, it’s so.

Snow has returned to the National Weather Service forecast for tonight and early Tuesday, although apparently not enough to bring out the snowblowers and shovels, except possibly in some elevated areas.

The weather service is calling for a 90 percent chance of precipitation overnight, with roughly a 60 to 70 percent chance of snow flurries.

The amount will vary by location.

“It’s going to be very dependent on the elevation,” National Weather Service meteorologist Bill Hibbert said this morning.

The metropolitan Buffalo area likely will get only a coating, between about 9 p.m. tonight and 2 a.m. Tuesday, with motorists seeing the snow on bridges, overpasses and their own windshields.

“As you get farther into the hills well south of the city, in southern Erie County, into the Southern Tier and in Wyoming County, you might see an inch, maybe two on the hilltops,” Hibbert said.

Throughout the region, the chance of snow flurries continues through Tuesday night, while Wednesday is expected to be partly sunny and breezy, with a high near 40. The rest of the week is expected to bring a combination of sunny and cloudy skies with daytime highs in the 40s and 50s.


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