Wind Advisory Through Wednesday Afternoon; Watching For Potential Lake Effect Snow Over The Weekend

JAMESTOWN – We’re nearing Election Day and as you head out to vote on Tuesday, you will be facing a lot of wind.
The National Weather Service in Buffalo has issued a Wind Advisory, going into effect at 1 AM tonight and lasting through 4 PM Wednesday for much of Western New York, minus Cattaraugus and Allegany Counties.

Wind gusts could reach upwards of 50 MPH, which can cause some minor tree and power line damage.
As that deep trough across the midwest moves east in combination with a surface Low, widespread rain showers will come our way tonight through early Tuesday. The rain will become more scattered in nature as we go throughout the afternoon.
We are keeping our eyes on the weekend as signs are hitting towards our first lake-effect snow event of the season. It is way too early to know the exact placement of any lake snow bands and how much accumulation we could see out of it.
That is something we will keep you updated on as we go through the week.

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