Significant winds continue to blow, especially in counties near the lake & in elevated areas with gusts as of noon ranging from 40 to 50 Buffalo to Rochester to Watertown! This is causing some blowing & drifting of the lighter fluff on top of the more dense snow pack from the big storm. Expect the winds to slowly ease tonight into Saturday, as a cold front passes through late tonight. Behind the cold front, there should be a touch of lake snow late tonight into Saturday morning. A coating to an inch or so may fall throughout Saturday morning, but no real significant snows are expected through Saturday.
Late Saturday night into early Sunday a shot of snow should occur with warm front that may leave a quick coating to an inch or two of wet snow. A good chunk of Sunday looks to be fairly uneventful with a few wet snow showers & flurries from time to time, but late Sunday into Sunday night the weak storm delivering the milder air for Sunday will slowly shift to the east & drag a cold front across the region. This will lead to some general snow showers later Sunday afternoon into the evening. Later Sunday evening & night into Monday morning, as some Arctic air pours in on a north-northeast flow will cause some decent lake snows to fly, which could pile up several inches of fluff during this time frame. Combine the very cold temperatures, with gusty winds & some decent lake snows & Monday morning's commute may not be too fun. We'll see if this in fact pans out. Stay tuned through the weekend for updates. Lake snows should slowly taper off during the late morning/afternoon Monday with highs in the 20s. A warm front will then move through Tuesday morning with a much milder, brisk Tuesday afternoon, as highs make it well into the 30s to maybe near 40. A shot of rain & even milder temperatures then will try to blow in for Wednesday, before some real big changes may occur next weekend & beyond with pattern change. We'll see...Long range data has been consistently showcasing this happening. Keep it here, & we'll keep you posted bloggers.
Have a great Friday & weekend everyone!