12/06/2017, Erie County - Winter storm watch in effect through Friday morning. Expect heavy lake effect snow and plan on difficult travel conditions including the evening commute on Thursday. Total snow accumulations of 8-11 inches with localized amounts up to 14 inches are possible. The heaviest snow will likely fall Thursday afternoon through the first half of Thursday night.
Significant reductions in visibility are possible. A winter storm watch for heavy lake effect snow means there is a potential for a large amount of snow in only a few hours. Visibilities and depth of snow can vary greatly impacting travel significantly. Continue to monitor the latest forecasts.