The National Weather Service has also issued a Special Winter Statement regarding this weekend’s potential storm. Today’s weather story from the National Weather Service:
Potential Winter Storm this weekend
(January 30, 2015) – Scattered lake effect snow showers/flurries will diminish through the day, with little to no snow accumulation expected. Highs on Friday will be in the 20s.
Our attention shifts to a potential winter storm that could impact the area Saturday night through Sunday. Our confidence remains low to medium on the exact track and resulting snowfall amounts, but we are monitoring the potential for moderate to heavy snow accumulations.
At this point, the best potential for heavy snowfall will be south of US-30. Current forecast snowfall amounts for the forecast area of 4 to 6 inches are possible Saturday night through Sunday night, however there is the potential for amounts greater than 6 inches, especially south of US-30.
Any shifts in the expected track or strength of this storm will cause variations in our snowfall forecast, so please check back this afternoon and through the day on Saturday for the latest forecast information and any potential watches/warnings/advisories. As always, you can get the latest forecast for your specific location by visiting www.weather.gov/iwx.