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Several inches of snow could be headed to Orleans

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 11 December 2017 at 11:09 am

Photo by Tom Rivers: Some of the holiday decorations in downtown Albion are pictured on West Bank Street, including a banner about Charles W. Howard, founder of a Santa Claus School in Albion.

The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm watch for Orleans County, saying 8 inches of snow – possibly more – could be headed our way beginning tonight through Wednesday afternoon.

The winter storm watch includes Orleans, Niagara, Monroe, Genesee, Wayne, northern Cayuga and northern Erie counties.

The Weather Service said heavy snow and blowing snow is possible, making travel difficult.

The snowfall is forecast to 1 to 2 inches after 10 p.m. today, 1 to 3 inches on Tuesday and some additional snow on Wednesday.

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