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 RadarThe 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
Lake Snow Hits Southern Tier Hard
As promised, an impressive lake effect snow event is underway and the heavy snow bands are concentrated on the extreme southtowns and southern tier.
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.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The international president of the steelworkers union is defending the Indiana union leader who's been trading barbs with Donald Trump over the president-elect's deal to save jobs at a Carrier factory in the state.
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It's just about moving time for Women and Children's Hospital, which will begin the transfer from the current Bryant Street Campus to the new Oishei Children's Hospital on the Buffalo Medical Campus this January.