Light snow began falling late Sunday as the latest winter weather advisory went into effect for all of Western New York.
The National Weather Service issued the advisory early Sunday, saying that 3 to 5 inches of snow is expected from Sunday night until the end of the advisory at 1 p.m. Monday. The snow arrived in the Southern Tier counties between 4 and 6 p.m. and had spread north to Buffalo and Batavia by midevening.
For the Presidents Day holiday on Monday, the outlook is for periods of freezing drizzle mixed with snow showers. Ice accumulations of a few hundredths of an inch are forecast, and the weather service warns to expect slippery road conditions. Temperatures are projected to remain in the mid- to upper 20s Sunday and early Monday before dropping into the lower teens Monday night.
Light snow will spread across the region late Sunday afternoon and Sunday night. The attached graphic gives the forecasted start time of accumulating snow, with the event leaving behind several inches of snow by Monday morning. #nywx pic.twitter.com/wGUjlPVpl8
— NWS Buffalo (@NWSBUFFALO) February 17, 2019