WINTER WEATHER ALERT
WHAT: Heavy lake effect snow expected, with drizzle, rain, and snowfall at rates of 2 or more inches PER HOUR possible. Highest snow accumulations are likely to end up between 4 and 8 inches.
WHEN: Tuesday (2/1), 4pm until 9am Friday (2/4)
IMPACTS: Conditions will be highly variable, potentially going from just flurries to near white out conditions in heavy snow over just a few mile stretch. Under the intense snow band, travel will likely be extremely difficult, including during the height of Friday morning rush hour.
ADDITIONAL DETAILS: If travel cannot be postponed, plan for significantly longer travel times in areas impacted by the most intense snowfall. If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food, and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency.