Emergencies & Closings
Blizzard Warning issued February 26 at 12:58 PM EST until February 28 at 4:00 PM EST by National Weather Service Buffalo
BLIZZARD WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 P.M. THIS EVENING, WEDNESDAY, FEB. 26, TO 4 P.M. EST FRIDAY, FEB. 28
Blizzard conditions expected. Total snow accumulations of 1 to 2 feet. Winds gusting as high as 45 to 55 mph will result in severe blowing and drifting snow in Southern Erie and Wyoming counties and the western Southern Tier.
Travel could be very difficult to impossible. Areas of blowing snow will produce near zero visibility. The hazardous conditions will impact the morning and evening commutes Thursday and Friday. Strong winds could cause some tree damage and isolated power outages.
Strong winds will cause significant blowing and drifting snow, frequently reducing visibilities to zero.
Here are some helpful tips to ensure you stay safe and are prepared to drive home in the winter weather.