The National Weather Service measured 5.8 inches of snow accumulation in Ann Arbor on Tuesday morning, after the first significant snowfall of the season blanketed the region.
The National Weather Service predicts temperature highs will be in the upper teens Wednesday.
Precipitation will continue through the afternoon and evening, the rain snow line is expected to move farther inland during the daytime and should make it to the Sanford, Augusta, and Bangor areas by the early evening, keeping snowfall amounts there slightly lower.
Snow and blowing snow is expected and travel could be hard at times.
A Lake Effect Snow Warning has been issued for Southern Erie, Wyoming, Chautauqua, and Cattaraugus Counties until 7pm Wednesday. The back end of this event could very well bring more snow than the front end for parts of the area (especially west of Utica). The wind chill may possibly reach minus 3 degrees by evening.
After Wednesday we're not quite in the clear from the cold and snowiness.
Following a heavy coating of snow last night and early this morning, we brace for the next wave of snowfall, this time coming off of Lake Ontario. 20 the way it looks now.
Low temperatures will dip into the 20s, but it will be warmer along the lakes.
The cold air blowing over the lakes will keep the threat of localized lake snow in the forecast Thursday and possibly Thursday night near and north of the Thruway and Syracuse area. Stay tuned for updates.