The snowfall that started this afternoon will cover a wider area and bring a little more snow than originally predicted.
A winter weather advisory was issued at 5:18 p.m. Monday for most of Western New York, with 3 to 6 inches of snow predicted in Erie County, according to the National Weather Service. The advisory is in effect until 1 p.m. Tuesday.
The National Weather Service said 4 to 8 inches could fall on the southern shore of Lake Ontario from Niagara to Monroe counties Monday night.
Lake-effect snow is expected across the Chautauqua Ridge, bringing up to 4 to 8 inches in Chautauqua and Cattaraugus counties through Tuesday morning.
Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect tonight through 1pm Tuesday for Western NY. A general 3-6 inches of snow expected with 4-8 inches closer to Lakes Erie and Ontario. Plan on difficult travel tonight and during the morning commute. https://t.co/nQqhKnmJZ1 pic.twitter.com/AGDlGfWspE
— NWS Buffalo (@NWSBUFFALO) January 30, 2018