Cold and wind entering picture Monday morning

With heavier snow now pushing east, cold air and gust winds are starting to take over.
With heavier snow now pushing east, cold air and gust winds are starting to take over.

Winds are gusting to 30mph over western New York on the back side of the low pressure, which is located over northwest Pennsylvania now.

Steady moderate to heavy snow is moving east out of the Finger Lakes, but flurries and some heavier bursts of snow will continue into the afternoon.

The gusty winds will also create areas of blowing and drifting snow, not to mention subzero wind chills as temperatures fall back int the single digits.

Travel will remain difficult due to the blowing and drifting snow and the added challenge road crews face when the temperatureĀ  drops and the normal road clearing methods are less effective.

How much snow do you have so far?

Meteorologist Drew Montreuil
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Meteorologist Drew Montreuil has been forecasting the weather in the Finger Lakes region since 2006 and has degrees in meteorology from SUNY Oswego (B.S. with Honors) and Cornell (M.S.) When not forecasting, he can be found working at the local library, making soap, or playing with his two young boys.

7 Responses

  1. anne miller
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    I measured 9 ” on my West Hill picnic table at 2:30 this afternoon (Feb 2) in Ithaca

  2. Mike
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    Just came in from clearing the drive, 6″ of snow and a few flakes drifting about, mostly coming off the trees as the wind has begun to pick up.

  3. Pat Schwartz
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    Waterloo –5 in.– coming down steadily

  4. Pat Schwartz
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    waterloo –5 in.

  5. Linda Fox
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    We have about a foot of very fluffy snow here in Penn Yan.

  6. Marie-Ann
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    We have about a foot here on 14A just a mile up from 5 & 20 šŸ™‚ Mind you, the wind has done an excellent job of clearing most of my driveway!

  7. Colleen
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    Here on Cty Rte 9 on Cohocton we have 8 inches of fresh snow, and it is still coming down pretty good.