Weather Service warns of snow and extreme cold

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 2 March 2015 at 12:00 am

Photo by Tom Rivers – These barns are pictured on Friday on Tuthill Road in Albion, near Route 31.

We have moved into March and out of the coldest month in recorded history, when February averaged 10.9 degrees in Buffalo, breaking the record of 11.6 degrees from February 1934. (Rochester also set a new record for cold with the 12.2-average temperature below the previous record of 12.6 degrees set in February 1934.)

The National Weather Service is warning of extreme cold again today when the wind chill could fall to minus 3. The high is forecast for 24 degrees today with a low of 5.

On Tuesday, the Weather Service is warning of snow, but there shouldn’t be significant accumulation. It should reach 32 on Tuesday with a low of 29.

It is forecast to reach 33 on Wednesday and then fall to a high of 17 on Thursday with a low of 6 that day.