Gowanda, N.Y. (WBEN) - A school bus loaded with 31 students went off Route 62 in Gowanda Thursday afternoon as lake effect snow was falling and road conditions were deteriorating. No injuries resulted in the mishap.
PAINESVILLE, Ohio (WBEN/AP) -- As the lake effect snow pounded the New York, Pennsylvania and Ohio border area Thursday, authorities say highway crews and law enforcement officers are working to clear an Ohio road where a chain reaction crash in snowy conditions caused a pileup of more than 50 vehicles.
The National Weather Service has removed southern Erie County from it's LAKE EFFECT SNOW WARNING but areas in the Southern Tier continue to get heavy snow. SEE SCHOOL CLOSINGS"The city of Buffalo definitely lucked out if you are someone who doesn't like shoveling,"
-National Weather Service Meteorologist Kirk Apfel.Chautauqua & Cattaraugus: 4 -8 in Fri., 3- 6 in. Fri. night., 4 - 7 in Saturday. Bands will shift southeast and Allegany county is now under a Lake Effect Snow Advisory.
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Heavy Lake Effect Snow is hovering in a band in Chautauqua County and pouring more snow on an area well south of Buffalo.
"The city of Buffalo definitely lucked out if you are someone who doesn't like shoveling," says National Weather Service Meteorologist Kirk Apfel.