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Wintry mix, possible ice storm for WNY in Sunday forecast

A wintry mix of precipitation and a possible ice storm are in store for Western New York on Sunday, according to the National Weather Service.

The NWS issued a hazardous weather outlook early Friday morning for Western New York on Sunday that includes mixed wintry precipitation, including some freezing rain and possible minor ice accumulations. The forecast is for all counties within Western New York and others extending to the east into northern Central New York.

"Those with travel plans across the region late this weekend should stay tuned for the latest forecast information and any statements regarding this next round of wintry weather," the NWS stated.

The Buffalo forecast calls for a relatively mild Friday (cloudy, high 34 degrees and low of 25) and Saturday (partly sunny, high of 34, low of 28) with snow beginning early Sunday morning.

The Sunday forecast calls for rain, snow, freezing rain and sleet before 2 p.m., snow between 2 and 4 p.m. and rain after 4 p.m. The chance of precipitation is 100% and the low is forecast around 33. Sunday night there is expected to be rain and snow before 11 p.m., then rain between 11 p.m. and 1 a.m. Sunday, then snow after 1 a.m.

Monday's forecast has a chance of snow showers throughout the day.

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