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Blizzard is over, but winter weather remains

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 12 March 2014 at 12:00 am

Photo by Dave Ingerson

Dave Ingerson took this picture earlier today while traveling down South Main Street in Medina.

The National Weather Service downgraded the blizzard warning to a winter weather advisory a little after 9 p.m.

Orleans and northern Erie, Niagara and Genesee counties are under the winter weather advisory until 8 a.m. on Thursday. The area could get another 1 to 3 inches of snow overnight with temperatures dropping to 8 degrees.

The Buffalo Niagara International Airport recorded 13.0 inches of snow in about a 12-hour time frame today. That shattered the previous March 12 snowfall record of 7.3 inches, set in 1959, according to The Buffalo News.