Weak frontal system may set off a few showers today. Main threat of precipitation later tonight and Wednesday. Light mix later tonight will lead to a variety of mixed precipitation by midday tomorrow, then mainly snow in the afternoon and Wed. night. Travel will be difficult from midday Wednesday into Wed. Night.
Meteorologist Tom Divecchio 11:15 am TUESDAY
***A WINTER STORM WATCH FOR ASHTABULA, ERIE, CRAWFORD, WARREN AND MCKEAN COUNTIES LATE TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT***
***WINTER STORM WARNING CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT***
LAKE ERIE WATER TEMP: 33 Degrees
Precipitation: MONDAY: 0.00"/ Month: 0.42"/ Monthly Normal: 0.90"/ Year: 6.41"/ Yearly Normal: 6.24"
Snow: MONDAY: 0.00"/ Month: 4.3"/ Monthly Normal: 5.5"/ Season: 124.9"/ Seasonal Normal: 89.5"
Sunrise: TUESDAY: Sunrise: 7:39 AM Sunset: TUESDAY: 7:23 PM/ DAYLIGHT: 11 Hours 44 Minutes
Partly to mostly cloudy with a chance of a few showers
HIGH: 46-53...38-43 near lake as winds shift off the lake
WINDS: SW 10-15 Turning W-NW
Chance of evening showers, then showers or wet snow later tonight. Little accumulation most area, though a slushy coating to an inch possible near the lake.
LOW: 34 Erie... 32-37 Inland/Mountains
WINDS: N 10-15...Turning N-NE Late at 10-20
Periods of rain or wet flakes early, changing to all snow by midday. Snow may be heavy at times. Snowfall will range from 4-7" Erie to Jamestown to 2-4" Franklin to Ridgeway. Windy with blowing and drifting in the afternoon.
HIGH: 35-40 early, falling to 20-24 late
WINDS: N/NE 15-30 G 40