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Car buried from weekend snow in Zionsville, Ind. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

How much snow?



Buffalo, NY (WBEN / NWS) -- Parts of Western New York are expected to be pounded by this week's forecast snowstorm. As always, the science of predicting snowfall amounts is uncertain, a problem compounded by the particular difficulty of tracking lake effect snow. Here are the latest accumulation projections (1:14 am Monday) from the National Weather Service:

407 AM EST MON JAN 6 2014

NORTHERN ERIE- 19 to 38 inches
.. SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...3 TO 6 INCHES MONDAY...7 TO 13 INCHES
  MONDAY NIGHT...8 TO 16 INCHES TUESDAY...AND 1 TO 3 INCHES
  TUESDAY NIGHT...LEADING TO STORM TOTALS OF MORE THAN 3 FEET IN
  THE MOST PERSISTENT LAKE SNOWS.

SOUTHERN ERIE- 21 to 42 inches
.. SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...3 TO 6 INCHES MONDAY...8 TO 16 INCHES
  MONDAY NIGHT...8 TO 16 INCHES TUESDAY...AND 2 TO 4 INCHES
  TUESDAY NIGHT...LEADING TO STORM TOTALS OF MORE THAN 3 FEET IN
  THE MOST PERSISTENT LAKE SNOWS.

GENESEE- 15 to 31 inches
.. ACCUMULATIONS...2 TO 4 INCHES TODAY...5 TO 10 INCHES TONIGHT...
  8 TO 16 INCHES TUESDAY...AND AN INCH OR LESS TUESDAY NIGHT...
  LEADING TO STORM TOTALS OF MORE THAN 2 FEET IN THE MOST
  PERSISTENT LAKE SNOWS.

WYOMING- 18 to 37 inches
.. ACCUMULATIONS...3 TO 6 INCHES TODAY...7 TO 14 INCHES TONIGHT...8
  TO 15 INCHES TUESDAY...AND UP TO 2 INCHES TUESDAY NIGHT...
  LEADING TO STORM TOTALS OF MORE THAN 2 FEET IN THE MOST
  PERSISTENT LAKE SNOWS.

CHAUTAUQUA- 20 to 38 inches
.. SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...3 TO 5 INCHES MONDAY...7 TO 14 INCHES
  MONDAY NIGHT...8 TO 15 INCHES TUESDAY...AND 2 TO 4 INCHES
  TUESDAY NIGHT...LEADING TO STORM TOTALS OF MORE THAN 2 FEET IN
  THE MOST PERSISTENT LAKE SNOWS.

CATTARAUGUS- 17 to 32 inches
.. ACCUMULATIONS...3 TO 5 INCHES TODAY...6 TO 11 INCHES TONIGHT...6
  TO 12 INCHES TUESDAY...AND 2 TO 4 INCHES TUESDAY NIGHT... LEADING
  TO STORM TOTALS OF 17 TO 32 INCHES IN THE MOST PERSISTENT LAKE
  SNOWS.

NIAGARA-ORLEANS-ALLEGANY: no forecast

 

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