According to Democrat & Chronicle: The next winter storm could bring up to 10 inches of snow to Monroe and surrounding counties.
The National Weather Service says the storm is expected to reach the area Friday afternoon and has issued a winter storm watch for Monroe, Wayne, Genesee, Ontario and Livingston counties through Saturday.
It expects the the heavy snow to mix with precipitation. Ice accumulations of around two tenths are also possible in some areas.
Travel conditions are expected to worsen as the snow moves into the area, according to the weather service.
The snow will follow a two-day thaw today and Friday morning. Both days have predicted highs above 50.
The warm temperatures will melt much of our snow and ice. That, coupled with some rain, has raised the possibility of creek flooding. The weather service has issued a flood watch for the entire Rochester region, effective Thursday and Friday.
High temperatures are only expected to reach the teens and lows will be in the single digits on Saturday.
The average high in Rochester in mid-January is about 31 degrees