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East Coast winter storm forecast to impact Thanksgiving holiday travel

A storm system will develop off the coast of the Carolinas early Wednesday and strengthen as it moves rapidly up the East Coast Wednesday into early Thursday. Heavy snow is likely to begin in the central Appalachians early Wednesday morning, spreading northeast through the interior Mid-Atlantic into New England by Wednesday night. Winter Storm Watches are in effect for these areas.

Current Conditions

Erie County

Zone Forecast

  • Tonight Cloudy. A slight chance of rain and snow showers this evening...then a chance of flurries after midnight. Very windy and colder with lows in the lower 30s. Southwest winds 25 to 35 mph. Gusts up to 60 mph this evening. Chance of precipitation 20 percent.
  • Tuesday Mostly cloudy. A chance of flurries in the morning. Breezy and colder with highs in the mid 30s. Southwest winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.
  • Tuesday Night Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 20s. West winds 10 to 15 mph.
  • Wednesday Partly cloudy. Highs in the mid 30s. Southeast winds around 5 mph.
  • Wednesday Night Mostly cloudy. Lows in the upper 20s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
  • Thanksgiving Day Cloudy with a 30 percent chance of snow showers. Highs in the mid 30s.
  • Thursday Night Mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower 20s.
  • Friday Partly sunny. Highs in the lower 30s.
  • Friday Night Mostly cloudy. Near steady temperature in the upper 20s.
  • Saturday Mostly cloudy. Not as cool with highs in the mid 40s.
  • Saturday Night Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of rain showers. Lows in the mid 30s.
  • Sunday Cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers. Highs in the lower 40s.
  • Sunday Night Mostly cloudy. Lows around 30.
  • Monday Partly cloudy. Highs around 40.