MIKE'S THURSDAY NIGHT UPDATE:
TONIGHT: Lake effect snow southeast of Lake Ontario into much of CNY through the night. Squalls will head northward to a position east of Lake Ontario towards the late night and pre-dawn hours. Additional accumulation of 2-5" in the most persistent snows. Low near 8. Wind: WNW 10-20 then W to SW 10-15 MPH. Wind chills between 15 below zero and zero.
FRIDAY: Lake effect snow occurs east and northeast of Lake Ontario. Otherwise, in CNY expect partial sunshine to give way to thickening clouds and some light snow showers from Lake Erie late in the day. Heavier accumulations during the daytime likely east and northeast of Lake Ontario, anywhere from 1-8" for most in the lake effect area, to as much as 8-16". Wind chill in the morning near 0. Wind chill in the afternoon in the Teens. High near 25. Central New York will see little accumulation during the day.
FRIDAY NIGHT: Snow squalls are likely east of Lake Ontario early on. An additional 4-12" of snow will be possible for areas east of Lake Ontario. A new arctic cold front will press through central New York bringing 1-3" of snow for CNY as well as gusty winds and colder temperatures. Low between 0 and 6 above. Wind chills drop to -10 to -20 degrees below zero.
SATURDAY: Bitter cold and blustery, with dangerous wind chill possible at times between 20 and 30 below zero. A spray of lake effect snow and snow showers for CNY with additional accumulation. Highs near 4 early in the morning, but falling sub-zero by midday.
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