One day after we enjoyed a high temp of 76 degrees, we're talking about snow over much of Western New York today. The snow is expected to arrive sometime during the mid morning, and continue with snow or rain and slush for almost the entire day.
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"The ground is pretty warm from the past several days and most of it will melt as it falls, but higher elevations could see an inch or two, says meteorologist Jason Franklin at the Buffalo office of the National Weather Service.
One to three-inches is expected, most of it in the hills. The drive in and the drive home could be a little messy, and overnight temps will go below the 20 degree record set for this date in 1928.
Direct From the National Weather Service NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY 535 AM EDT TUE APR 15 2014 .SYNOPSIS... A SHARP COLD FRONT WILL SLOWLY FINISH PUSHING ACROSS WESTERN AND NORTH CENTRAL NEW YORK THIS MORNING...WITH PERIODS OF RAIN ALONG THE FRONT CHANGING TO WET SNOW BEFORE GRADUALLY TAPERING OFF FROM WEST TO EAST THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING. HIGH PRESSURE AND DRIER AIR BUILDING IN BEHIND THIS SYSTEM WILL THEN HELP BRING A RETURN TO DRY WEATHER BY WEDNESDAY...THOUGH TEMPERATURES WILL REMAIN UNSEASONABLY COLD THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT BEFORE MODERATING BACK TO MORE NORMAL LEVELS ON THURSDAY.
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