Written By: Scott Hetsko
As of 22Z this evening, warm advection precipitation was breaking out over Southern Ontario and Ohio in response to Southerly winds aloft. I expect Western New York to get a period of light to moderate snowfall later evening into the early morning hours of Monday. Most will wake up to 1-3" of wet, slushy snow with possible slick road conditions.
Following the passage of a cold front, temperatures will plummet late Monday night and Tuesday. A strong response is expected off both Lake Erie and Ontario. Our focus is Erie since our wind will be coming from the WSW. Below is my forecast for snow fall by Tuesday night.
When looking at these forecast numbers, the higher number is for the furthest WEST of that particular color. For example, while Penfield may get 2-3" of snow while Churchville can expect 5" or more depending on how long the band stays over that area. Lake snow is LOCAL snow! Be safe and remember to check in with News 8 often for updates. Don't forget our Winter special will air LIVE at 5:30 this Thursday.