Snow, extreme cold in forecast for Orleans County

Staff Reports Posted 3 January 2016 at 12:00 am

Doug Boyer sent in this photo of a snowy owl he took on Saturday along Lakeshore Road near Petersmith Road in Kendall.

A lake-effect snow advisory is in effect from 3 p.m. today until 1 p.m. on Monday for Orleans and Ontario counties.

The National Weather Service said there could be an inch or less of snow this afternoon, 2 to 4 inches overnight and 2 to 3 inches on Monday.

Winds will be northwest from 10 to 20 miles per hour with gusts up to 30 mph, producing some blowing and drifting snow with visibility as low as a half mile at times, according to the Weather Service.

Today is forecast for a high of 35 degrees, but Monday it will only reach a high of 13 with a low of 10, according to the Weather Service.

Robert Carr sent this photo in of his family farm, H & R Farms, in West Barre, taken last month during a sunset.

The Weather Channel has issued an extreme cold alert for Monday when the wind chill will be near -2 degrees.