NOAA: Heavy Snow Headed To The East Coast | Winter Storm Watch Issued For NY | 12-24″ of Snow Tuesday Night – Thursday Night

Chris Wallner | | WeatherWeather
BLUE= Winter Storm Watch. Image: NOAA

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Watch for New York. It is in effect from late Tuesday Night – Late Thursday Night. Snow is expected to fall in other areas of the East Coast as well, but the heaviest accumulations are forecasted to be in New York.

12-24″ of Snow Tuesday Night – Thursday Night In New York. 

Precipitation all over the East Coast this week. Image: The Weather Channel

NOAA Has Issued A Winter Storm Watch For:

  • New York
7 day snowfall totals. Image: NOAA
7 day precipitation totals. Image: NOAA

Below average temperatures and above average precipitation are expected to impact the area, which will result in snow fall at all elevations.

Additional Storm Info:

Forecasted lake-effect snow totals. Image: NOAA Buffalo, NY
More lake-effect snow totals. Image: NOAA Buffalo, NY

New York: 12-24″ of Snow Tuesday Night – Thursday Night

* Total snow accumulations of 12 to 24 inches are
  possible in the most persistent lake snows.
- NOAA Buffalo, NY
6-10 day temperature outlook. Image: NOAA
6-10 day precipitation outlook. Image: NOAA

NY Winter Storm Watch:

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
256 PM EST Mon Dec 4 2017

Northern Erie-Genesee-
Including the cities of Buffalo and Batavia
256 PM EST Mon Dec 4 2017

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TUESDAY NIGHT
THROUGH LATE THURSDAY NIGHT...

* WHAT...Heavy lake effect snow possible. Travel will be very
 difficult at times, including the morning and evening commute
 on Wednesday. Total snow accumulations of 12 to 24 inches are
 possible in the most persistent lake snows.

* WHERE...Northern Erie and Genesee counties.

* WHEN...From late Tuesday night through late Thursday night.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Heavy lake effect snow may result in very
 difficult travel at times, including very low visibility and
 deep snow cover on roads.

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