Winter weather advisory issued for Orleans
The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for Orleans County and Western New York through 7 p.m. Saturday. There will be blowing snow with visibility as low as a quarter-mile at times.
The advisory begins at 2 p.m. today for Orleans, and the following counties: Wyoming, Genesee, Erie, Niagara, Chautauqua and Cattaraugus counties.
Southwest winds are expected to reach 20 to 30 miles per hour Friday afternoon with gusts to 45 mph possible. As much as 2 to 4 inches of snow is possible through Saturday, the Weather Service said.
The temperature is forecast to peak at 16 degrees today and reach a high of 25 on Saturday. It will drop to 4 degrees on Saturday night.