The Lake Snow Warning for Chautauqua, Catt., Wyoming and S. Erie counties says that the areas along the Chautauqua Ridge will get hit hardest. The Buffalo metro area has seen little snow but may pick up a few inches Saturday as lake bands drift north. READ MORE | INSIDE: Snowfall Travel Map | Larger Radar
The Worst Hardest Hit Areas of the Southern Tier: 3-6 in. Thursday, 6-12 in. Thursday night. 4-8 in. Friday for a total near 2 feet in the most persistent snow bands. Elsewhere: 12 in. or less
"The city of Buffalo and the Northowns and the airport will probably remain dry today and through tonight. The snow band will be in the Southtowns and the Southern Tier."
- Dave Thomas, National Weather Service HEAR MORE