County breakdown of Mohawk Valley snow emergencies

The latest list of snow emergencies coming into the WKTV newsroom broken down county to county.

Posted: Jan 18, 2019 11:43 AM
Updated: Jan 19, 2019 10:07 PM


  1. City of Utica - Based on current forecasts, the City of Utica is declaring a Snow Emergency which will go into effect at 6:00 pm Saturday, January 19, 2019 and will remain in effect until further notice.

    • All vehicles must be off the streets by 6:00 pm (Saturday) to facilitate safe passage for snow removal and emergency services. The Snow Emergency applies to all city streets and roadways with no exceptions.
    • Overnight parking permits are not applicable during a Snow Emergency.
    • The city urges no unnecessary travel on city streets as we anticipate dangerous road conditions. The city also urges caution as there may be damage to tree limbs and potential power outages due to the anticipated heavy snow.
    • If anyone requires assistance they should call 911.
    • Vehicles left on city roads after 11:00 pm tomorrow (Saturday) evening are subject to ticketing and towing at the owner’s expense.
    • Effective 6pm Saturday, January 19, 2019 Centro will suspend all bus service. Centro will resume its regular service on Monday, January 21

  2. City of Rome - The Rome Police Department along with the Department of Public Works is asking all residents of the city to please have their vehicles off the roadway no later than midnight on Sunday January 20, 2019. They ask for all vehicles to remain off the roadway until 6am on Monday January 21, 2019, to help make snow removal efforts easier. Thank you for your anticipated cooperation.

  3. Village of Yorkville - The Village of Yorkville has issued a snow emergency with the approaching winter storm. The Yorkville Police Department is requesting all vehicles to be off the village streets by 9:00pm Saturday and the emergency will remain in effect until Monday morning at 7:00am. If you have any questions I can be reached at 315-796-5186, thank you.

  4. Village of Whitesboro - The Village of Whitesboro has declared a snow emergency from 7pm Saturday to 7am Monday. All vehicles are to be removed from village streets. No unnecessary travel.

  5. City of Sherrill - Sherrill City Manager Brandon Lovett and Sherrill Police Chief Robert Drake have issued a Snow Emergency for the City of Sherrill beginning at 12:00pm (noon) on Saturday January 19, 2019 until Sunday January 20, 2019 at 11:59pm.

    • During this Snow Emergency parked cars must be removed from from the city's streets and City off street parking areas by 1 p.m. on January 19th until the snow emergency is lifted. This rule is in addition to the no overnight parking on city streets, November 1 - April 30, between the hours of 2:00am – 7:00am.
    • The Sherrill Community Activity Center (CAC) will close at 4:00pm on Saturday 1/19/19.
    • Trash Collection Monday 1/21/19 for the Northside, Prospect and Commercial Collections will be performed on Tuesday 1/22/19.

  6. Village of Oriskany- Snow Emergency starting at 8 p.m. Saturday and ends 7 a.m. Monday. All cars must be removed from the streets during these times.
  7. Village of Oriskany Falls- Snow Emergency starting at 7 p.m. on Saturday and last until, Monday January 21 at 7 p.m. All cars must be removed from the streets.


  1. Village of Herkimer - At the request of the DPW and authorized by Mayor Netti, due to the predicted snowfall in the forecast, the Village of Herkimer will under a SNOW EMERGENCY from 8:00pm Saturday until Noon Monday.
    • Please avoid parking in the roadway during that time to allow DPW crews to safely remove snow from our streets.

  2. Village of Dolgeville - Do to the impending storm there will be no parking on Dolgeville Village Streets from 6pm Saturday January 19 to 6am Monday morning January 21, 2019

  3. Village of Ilion - In anticipation of the forecasted snow, the Village of Ilion is declaring a snow emergency of Saturday, January 19 beginning with no unnecessary travel after 6 p.m. and no vehicles parked on the village streets by 8 p.m. These times are subject to change, depending on the tracking of the storm. 
  4. Village of Poland- In anticipation for the forecasted snow, the Village of Poland is declaring a snow emergency of Saturday, January 19 beginning with no unnecessary travel after 6 p.m. and no vehicles parked on village streets by 6 p.m. through Monday January 21 at 6 p.m.
  5. Village of Frankfort- The Village of Frankfort has declared a snow emergency. All cars must be off village streets by 8:00pm Saturday, January 19.


  1. City of Oneonta - With the forecast still uncertain but containing the potential for a snowfall event of 12-20" over the weekend, it is important to remember that there is no parking on city streets after 2 1/2” of snow. 
    • Per City ordinance, all vehicles must be removed from City streets after 2 1/2" of snowfall. HOWEVER, residents are asked to cooperate by removing vehicles from City streets by Noon on Saturday, to assist in plowing efforts in anticipation of significant snowfall late in the day.

    • Oneonta Public Transit bus service to and from the SUNY Oneonta campus will be suspended beginning 4:00 PM Saturday. All other bus routes will be suspended at 6:00 PM Saturday. All bus routes are scheduled to resume at 6:00 AM Monday.
    • The City's Code Enforcement staff reminds property owners that snow and ice shall be removed from the sidewalk in front of their property by 9:00 AM each day. If ice cannot be removed from the sidewalk, then it will be permissible to be treated with ice melt, sand or other similar materials.

  2. Village of MilfordThe Village of Milford has issued a Snow Emergency from 12 p.m. Saturday, January 19th until 12 p.m. on Monday, January 21. No vehicles can be parked on village streets or be blocking sidewalks during this time.

  3. Village of Cooperstown - The Village of Cooperstown is issuing a Snow Emergency beginning Saturday 1/19/2019 at 12 pm expiring Monday 1/21/2019 at 9am.
    There is to be no parking on Village streets during this time. Parking will be available in the Doubleday Parking Lot.

  4. Village of Richfield Springs - The Village of Richfield Springs no parking on any village streets in the event of 3 inches or more snow fall.


  1. Madison County - Due to Winter Storm Harper Madison County Sheriff Todd Hood has issued a travel advisory for Madison County from 6:00 PM Saturday, January 19 until 6:00 PM Sunday, January 20.

    • The ‘No Unnecessary Travel’ advisory does not restrict travel but urges motorists to avoid driving due to hazardous conditions. If you are on the roads please take extreme caution, give yourself extra time to arrive at your destination and plenty of room to stop when approaching intersections and other vehicles.

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