Erie County is under a travel advisory for much of this weekend.

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Due to the amount of snowfall over the past couple of days, Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz issued a travel advisory, according to WKBW.

He tweeted that the weather is causing hazardous driving conitions,

After discussing with @ErieCountyDPW and @ErieCountyESU, I am issuing a Travel Advisory for Erie County. Driving conditions are rapidly deteriorating in central and southern Erie County due to 2-3" rate of snowfall per hour and 35 MPH winds, dropping visibility to zero at times.

The City of Buffalo also announced that the Skyway is closed in both directions, according to the Buffalo Police Department,

Due to severe weather and poor visibility, the skyway has been closed in both directions. Motorists are advised to take alternate routes.

According to Spectrum News, the travel advisory is in effect until the evening of Saturday, December 26 for some parts of Erie County, and the morning of Sunday, December 27, for others,

A lake-effect snow warning is in effect for northern Erie, Wyoming, and Genesee Counties through 7 p.m. tonight and 5 a.m. Sunday for southern Erie, Chautauqua, and Cattaraugus Counties.

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