The first snow accumulation of the season for some areas of WNY
Rochester, NY – With the change of the calendar, here comes another change WNY weather. A cold front will cross the region from the west to the east by early this afternoon.
Much colder air will flow across the region as a result of the front. Rain showers ahead of the front will transition to lake enhanced rain showers this afternoon.
As the cold air deepens, the lake effect rain showers will change to wet snow showers. As is typical with early season snow, almost all of the accumulation will be in the hills south of Rochester.
The Bristol Hills in Ontario county could see several inches of snow by sunrise Monday and the higher elevations of Wyoming County will likely see 3-5″ of snow by 7 AM Monday morning.
Because of the anticipated snow, Wyoming County is under a winter weather advisory from 5 PM Sunday through 7 AM Monday.