Buffalo, New York – Mayor Byron W. Brown announced today that a driving ban is now in effect for the City of Buffalo. With increasingly high winds and snow impacting the region, weather conditions quickly deteriorated this morning in parts of Western New York which remains under a blizzard warning, issued yesterday by the National Weather Service.
Mayor Brown stated, “This is a very serious situation. We’re already feeling an impact from the blizzard, which is here. The safety of our residents and workforce is our top priority. We knew this would be a significant wind and snow event and are asking people to stay off the roads. At this time, only Emergency Personnel and those previously authorized for emergency travel can drive.”
Conditions quickly deteriorated this morning in Buffalo.
In addition to the travel ban and the state of emergency (announced yesterday), below are a few other reminders:
‘Be sure to check on your neighbors!