National Weather Service Issues Winter Storm Alerts For CNY
The National Weather Service out of Albany and Binghamton has issued a variety of alerts for the Mohawk Valley region.
Out of Binghamton, a Winter Weather Advisory has been issued for Southern Oneida and Madison Counties. The advisory goes into effect at 3 p.m. Tuesday and will last until 6 p.m. on Wednesday.
According to NWS,
Mixed rain and snow changes to wet snow today but with little accumulation at first. As temperatures fall later today, snow will accumulate more. Most snow accumulation will occur this evening through Wednesday morning, with areas of snow and blowing snow persisting through Wednesday.
Roadways are already sloppy and slippery. Some schools have been forced to open later than usual today because of the conditions.
The National Weather Service out of Albany has issued a Winter Storm Warning for Northern Herkimer County and some parts of Northern Oneida County. That warning is currently in effect and will go until 1 p.m. Tuesday. Snow will be heavy and up to a foot of accumulation is possible.
Finally, out of Binghamton a 'Special Weather Statement' has been announced. It reads,
Rain has been changing to wet snow overnight, and snow will
continue early this morning. A quick inch or two of snow
accumulation can be expected through 8 AM, especially at higher
elevations. This will cause slick roads. Exercise caution and
allow extra time in your travels this morning.
No matter where you are, weather conditions may be causing dangerous and slippery road conditions. Be careful on your way to work and school this morning.