Lockport Union-Sun & Journal Online

March 10, 2014

Winter storm warning issued for Wednesday

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Lockport Union-Sun & Journal

Lockport Union-Sun & Journal — The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for Niagara County, in effect from 2 a.m. Wednesday until 2 a.m. Thursday.

Heavy and blowing snow is expected, with accumulations of eight to 12 inches and winds from 15 to 25 mph.

NWS Buffalo says that the snow will intensify late Tuesday and last through most of the day on Wednesday. The storm will make morning and evening commuter travel difficult, as visibility is expected to be reduced to less than half a mile at times.