Winter storm warning for Orleans with 4 to 8 inches of snow expected

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 25 February 2020 at 4:11 pm

Photo by Tom Rivers: The railroad tracks are pictured Saturday at dusk in Medina near Allis Road.

The National Weather Service in Buffalo has issued a winter storm warning for Orleans County from 7 p.m. Wednesday through 1 p.m. Thursday, with 4 to 8 inches of snow expected.

The winter storm warning also includes Genesee, Niagara and northern Erie counties.

“Winds could gust as high as 45 mph resulting in significant blowing snow,” the Weather Service said. “Travel could be difficult with very poor visibility and snow-covered roadways. The hazardous conditions could impact the morning commute on Thursday.”

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