Snow emergencies issued for several area locations

By WKTV News

(WKTV) - The City of Utica will be under a snow emergency effective at 10 p.m. Wednesday and in effect until further notice, said Mayor Robert Palmieri.

All vehicles parked on city roads must be removed to facilitate safe passage for snow removal and emergency services. All city streets and roadways are under effect. Any vehicle left on a road after 10 p.m. are subject to ticketing and towing at the owners expense.

The City of Rome is also under a snow emergency effective at 10 p.m. Wednesday. All cars must be removed from Rome streets and roadways by 10 p.m. or face ticketing and towing.

In Oneonta, a travel advisory is in effect, meaning no unnecessary travel in the City of Oneonta. No parking ordinance is also in effect, meaning no parking is permitted on city streets until roadways can be cleared. City parking lots are available. Regulations have been suspended through 10 a.m. today.

The Village of Herkimer has declared a snow emergency effective at 11 p.m. Wednesday. All vehicles must be off the street and violators will be tickets and towed. The snow emergency remains in effect until noon Thursday.

A snow emergency has been declared in the Village of Whitesboro until further notice. Any unnecessary travel is discouraged and all cars need to be removed from the street.

The Village of Ilion has issued a snow emergency effective at 10 p.m. Wednesday. No unnecessary travel is advised and all vehicles parked on streets will have to be removed or they will be ticketed and towed. The advisory is in effect until further notice.

Oneida County has issued a no unnecessary travel advisory remaining in effect until further notice. Heavy snowfall has caused significant travel problems throughout the area.

In Lewis County, there is a travel advisory until further notice. The county advises caution as hazardous driving conditions could be encountered.


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