posted on April 22, 2012 20:28
The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for heavy snow. The warning is in effect from 2 a.m. Monday to 7 a.m. Tuesday. The storm watch is no longer in effect.
Forecasters said Genesee, Livingston and Northern Erie Counties are the areas that could be impacted. They are expecting accumulations up to 2 inches, starting over night Sunday into Monday morning, 1 to 3 inches Monday night and an inch or less Tuesday. Storm totals are expected to be 5 to 9 inches.
Winds are expected to be 15 to 30 miles per hour and temperatures are expected to be in the 30's through Tuesday.
They are predicting downed trees and power lines likely causing power outages. Hazardous driving conditions could develop with visibility being as low as a quarter mile at times.
A winter storm warning is issued when severe winter weather is expected. When heavy snow and/or ice will cause hazardous driving conditions.