From the National Weather Service in Buffalo:
A winter weather advisory is in effect here from 5 p.m. Saturday, April 2, through 5 a.m., Sunday, April 3.
The advisory is for snow and blowing snow, with accumulations three to six inches. The greatest snow totals will be across the hills south of Buffalo.
Winds -- northwest at 15 to 30 mph with gusts up to 40 mph. Visibility under a half mile at times.
Snow will accumulate on roads and create slippery driving conditions.
A winter weather advisory is normally issued for a variety of winter weather conditions such as light snow, blowing snow, sleet, freezing rain and wind chills.
While the weather will be significant, the word advisory implies that severe weather is not anticipated.