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Storm could bring 8-14 inches of snow

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 1 March 2018 at 8:03 am

Photo by Tom Rivers: A mailbox that looks like a classic Chevrolet belongs to a resident on Lockport Olcott Road in Olcott. The picture was taken on Sunday during the Polar Bear 5K that is organized by the Lockport Volunteer Fire Company. A fire truck followed the runners.

A winter storm could bring 8-14 inches of snow to Orleans County and Western New York.

The National Weather Service in Buffalo has issued a winter storm warning for Orleans County and WNY from 7 p.m. today until 1 p.m. on Friday. The widespread accumulating snow will create dangerous travel conditions.

“Travel will be very difficult to impossible, including during the morning commute on Friday,” the Weather Service said. “Gusty winds and wet heavy snow could cause tree branches to fall. Significant reductions in visibility are possible.”

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