A wind chill warning is still in place for all surrounding counties until 7 p.m. Monday. The entire region has seen at least a foot of snow- close to two feet- in some areas. But now, it's the temperatures and dangerous wind chill that is behind closings and delays. See the list here.
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A winter weather advisory remains in place until 11 a.m. on Monday for Wayne, Monroe, and Orleans counties along with a wind chill advisory in effect until 7 p.m. Monday.
A wind chill warning is still in place for Wyoming, Livingston, Ontario, Seneca, and Yates until 7 p.m. Monday.
We continue to see lake effect snowfall tonight as northerly winds prevail over lake Ontario bring at times blowing snow, reduced visibility, and a dangerously cold chill.
A daily record snowfall for Jan. 19 was broken on Saturday with 7.8 inches of accumulation. This beats the previous record of 6.3 inches set in 1884.
A red alert is still in place for our area through Monday for wind chills around -20 to -25 degrees at times. What is a First Alert Weather Day? Click here to learn more.
Total snowfall has added up to 20 inches in parts of Western New York and the entire area has seen over a foot of total snowfall.
Max snowfall reports in Rochester Saturday morning are close to 18 inches. Right about where we should be based on the First Alert forecast. Snow drifts could make it feel like it is higher in parts though due to the powdery nature of the snow allowing it to blow around.
As cold winds continue out of the north, lake effect will bring us an additional 1 to 3 inches of snowfall through the rest of Sunday into Monday morning. The snow will be rather light and fluffy, which is great for shoveling but it does mean it will blow around easily reducing visibility significantly making driving dangerous.
Dangerous wind chill will now be the main threat through Monday morning. The wind chills overnight tonight into Monday morning will be down to -25 at times. At real feel temperatures like that exposed skin for greater than 15 minutes could start to result in signs of frostbite.