Weather Warning: Freezing Rain, Hazardous Driving For Parts Of WNY
The National Weather Service in Buffalo has issued a winter weather advisory for parts of Western New York. The commute this morning could be dangerous due to hazardous road conditions caused by the wintry weather. Just before 10 pm yesterday, Monday, January 16, 2023, the NWS Buffalo issued the advisory at 9:40 pm.
Plan on slippery road conditions. The hazardous conditions could impact the morning commute.
Periods of freezing rain will result in slippery roads and limited visibilities. Slow down and use caution while driving
The advisory is in effect for Niagara, Orleans, Wyoming, Cattaraugus, Allegany, and Genesee Counties, including the cities of Niagara Falls, Medina, Warsaw, Olean, Wellsville, and Batavia. The advisory is in effect until 7 am today, Tuesday, January 17.
There will be about ice accumulations of a few hundredths of an inch.
A new Winter Weather Advisory has been hoisted for portions of western NY through 7 AM Tuesday. Winter weather headlines issued earlier remain in effect for the Genesee Valley/Finger Lakes from 5 AM to 12 PM Tuesday and from 9 AM Tuesday to 12 AM Wednesday east of Lake Ontario.
The rest of the week is looking pretty wet. Thursday, there is an 88 percent chance of rain, on Friday, there is a 72 percent of snow with one to three inches expected.