President’s Day Winter Storm Update (2/15-2/16/2021 Storm)

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** Winter Weather Alerts issued for the Twin Tiers **

⚠️Winter Weather Advisory issued for Tioga (N.Y) until 4 pm Tuesday

⚠️Winter Storm Warning for Bradford, Chemung, Schuler, Steuben, & Tompkins Counties until 4 pm Tuesday

⚠️ Winter Storm Warning for Tioga (Pa.) until 1 Tuesday

? A complex Winter Storm will bring two rounds of precipitation to the area. 

⏰Round 1: During the day Monday

  • Steady light snow will continue this afternoon
  • Pockets of moderate snow possible

⏰ Round 2: Monday evening into Tuesday-Steady snow moves in this evening, snowfall moderate to heavy

  • Snowfall rates of 1-2″ per hour possible
  • Sleet/Freezing rain mix possible

?Main uncertainty is how far north the warm air will nudge; this will lead to the transition to a wintry 
❄ Total Snow accumulations across the Twin Tiers through Tuesday (Subject to change):

  • Finger Lakes and portions of Steuben county 10″+
  • Remainder of the Twin Tiers 3-10″
  • Lower amounts possible into the Northern Tier; a most probable chance for a wintry mix

❄Areas that see a wintry mix will see lower amounts of snow totals. There will be a sharp cutoff regarding snow totals

🚗 Hazardous travel will be possible this evening through Tuesday. The main concerns are blowing snow reducing visibility and slick roads. The forecast is subject to change with the latest model updates.

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