A return to winter across Buffalo and Western New York

Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - A return to wintry conditions across the Buffalo and Western New York region today as storm system makes its way across the area from south to north.

Weather Advisories are posted for the area, including for the Buffalo metro area where 3 to 5 inches of snow is forecast.

A quick but intense band of snow has been crossing the Buffalo metro area and moving northward, leaving very slippery road conditions and multiple spinout accidents in its path.

National Weather Service meteorologist Liz Jurkowski tells WBEN as far as accumulations go, "Springville about 2 to 3, going into Buffalo about 3 to 4 and then further north about 4 to 6(inches)." Jurkowski expects the heaviest of the snow to fall across the metro Buffalo area through the midday portion of the day Tuesday.

WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM EST
WEDNESDAY...

* WHAT...Mixed precipitation. Additional snow accumulations of 1
to 3 inches and ice accumulations of around one tenth of an
inch.

* WHERE...Niagara, Orleans, Monroe, Wayne, Northern Erie,
Genesee, and Ontario counties.

* WHEN...Until 1 AM EST Wednesday.

* IMPACTS...Plan on slippery road conditions. The hazardous
conditions could impact the evening commute.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Periods of snow, sleet or freezing rain will result in slippery
roads and limited visibilities. Slow down and use caution while
driving.
WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EST THIS
EVENING...

* WHAT...Mixed precipitation. Additional snow accumulations of
up to 2 inches and ice accumulations of around one tenth of an
inch. Winds gusting as high as 35 mph.

* WHERE...Wyoming, Livingston, and Southern Erie counties.

* WHEN...Until 10 PM EST this evening.

* IMPACTS...Plan on slippery road conditions. The hazardous
conditions could impact the evening commute.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Periods of snow, sleet or freezing rain will result in slippery
roads and limited visibilities. Slow down and use caution while
driving.
WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS
EVENING...

* WHAT...Mixed precipitation. Additional ice accumulations of a
few hundredths of an inch.

* WHERE...The western Southern Tier.

* WHEN...Until 7 PM EST this evening.

* IMPACTS...Plan on slippery road conditions. The hazardous
conditions could impact the evening commute.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Periods of snow or freezing rain will result in slippery roads
and limited visibilities. Slow down and use caution while driving.