Winter storm watch issued for Orleans, other WNY counties

Staff Reports Posted 8 December 2014 at 12:00 am

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Watch for Orleans and several other counties for Tuesday evening through Thursday morning, when 6 to 12 inches of snow could fall.

The storm could hit Orleans, Genesee, Livingston, Wyoming, Monroe, Wayne, Ontario and northern Cayuga counties.

The Weather Service warns that visibility could be below a half mile at times.

“A prolonged period of snow will result in slick roadways and difficult travel,” according to the Weather Service.