The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm watch for Sunday.
"Watch" is a little more manageable than the "warning" level issued prior to the storm that hit Genesee County yesterday. That storm dumped as much as 12 inches of snow on parts of the region.
But that doesn't mean there won't be significant accumulations of snow through Sunday night (starting tonight).
SNOW WILL DEVELOP FROM WEST TO EAST ACROSS THE REGION LATE SATURDAY NIGHT... WITH THE STEADIEST SNOWFALL EXPECTED SUNDAY MORNING INTO THE EARLY AFTERNOON. THE SNOW SUNDAY AFTERNOON WILL THEN BE ACCOMPANIED BY STRONG SOUTHWEST WINDS... WHICH COULD GUST TO BETWEEN 30 AND 40 MPH. THIS WILL PRODUCE AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW WITH GREATLY REDUCED VISIBILITIES AND THERE COULD EVEN BE THE CHANCE FOR HIGHER GUSTS WHICH COULD PRODUCE MINOR WIND DAMAGE.
WHILE THERE WILL BE THE POTENTIAL FOR SNOWFALL IN EXCESS OF 6 INCHES ON SUNDAY... LAKE SNOWS SUNDAY NIGHT COULD PRODUCE MUCH MORE SIGNIFICANT ACCUMULATIONS.
Here's what the Thruway looks like at the moment: