It's the last weekend of March but that doesn't mean anything to Mother Nature, or our weather here in WNY. As John eluded to this morning, we would need to watch this storm closely during the day today and even into tonight. I talked to Scott, and we feel that enough cold air will be forced in from Canada to change the rain/mix over to all snow overnight Saturday. Some rain mixing in, and plain old rain closer to the NY/PA border will keep snowfall accumulations down well to our south, and the highest elevations south of Rochester will see the most snow. It's still a very tricky forecast, and we expect this to be a heavy, wet snow (good for making snowballs!), which could possibly take out some tree limbs and power lines. IF colder air works in and the fluff factor is a bit higher, so will the snowfall amounts. Or IF the warm air makes it further north and through the column of air, there will be more mixing, cutting down on accumulations. That being said, we feel "ok" with this forecast...for now. Updates may be needed tomorrow morning as we see how this storm is taking shape.
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