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Breaking News: BPD Re-Open the Skyway

Buffalo Police have re-opened the Skyway in both directions as of 2pm Friday afternoon. The combination of snow and winds made for a tough travel day in the city and around Western New York. The heaviest snow hit the metro area between 9am to 3pm. As of 4pm Friday afternoon, light snow was falling in the downtown and parts of the metro area.

Buffalo Police still urge motorists to use caution, slow down and leave yourself plenty of time if you must travel.

A Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until 10pm tonight for all of Western New York.

At this point, no major accidents have been reported in the city of Buffalo.

Buffalo International Airport is reporting delays.

Tonight's hockey game between the Sabres and Los Angeles Kings is still on at 7:30pm at HSBC  Arena.

Sites you can use to stay on top of the storm: