Heavy snow hammers Plains, western New York

Blizzard conditions are expected to persist over portions of the northern Plains through midday Wednesday, according to the National Weather Service.

Strong winds and very cold temperatures will also yield sub-zero wind chill readings and blowing snow. Further east, Lake Effect Snow Warnings are in effect for portions of western New York. Snowfall amounts of 2 to 3 feet are possible late week into the weekend.

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