BUFFALO, NY- (WBEN) -- A heavy band of snow impacted Buffalo early Saturday and has since shifted further to the north. The most recent statement from the National Weather Service follows:
NORTHERN ERIE- INCLUDING THE CITY OF...BUFFALO 836 PM EST SAT FEB 2 2013 ...LAKE EFFECT SNOW WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM EST SUNDAY... * LOCATIONS...GRAND ISLAND SOUTH TO THE BUFFALO METRO AREA. * TIMING...THROUGH 1 AM SUNDAY MORNING. * ACCUMULATIONS...AN ADDITIONAL 2 TO 4 INCHES IN THE PERSISTENT LAKE SNOW BAND TONIGHT. * VISIBILITIES...AS LOW AS A QUARTER MILE AT TIMES. * IMPACTS...HEAVY LAKE EFFECT SNOW WILL RESULT IN VERY DIFFICULT TRAVEL WITH VERY POOR VISIBILITY AND DEEP SNOW COVER ON ROADS.