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Nor'easter forecast

Here we go again. A second nor'easter in less than a week is expected to hit Central New York and produce a heavy accumulation of snowfall.

Posted: Mar 6, 2018 4:12 PM
Updated: Mar 8, 2018 8:19 PM

Here we go again. A second nor'easter in less than a week is expected to hit Central New York and produce a heavy accumulation of snowfall. Here are the latest details on the storm:

-Snow begins Tuesday night, with 1-2" of accumulation. This snow is falling ahead of the storm and shouldn't cause major issues for the Wednesday morning commute.

-The nor'easter begins in our region Wednesday afternoon, with snow becoming steady and heavy Wednesday evening. Difficult travel is expected through Thursday morning

-Snow continues Thursday, not falling as heavy as Wednesday night. Snow will continue through Saturday, gradually becoming lighter and less widespread.

The snow is not expected to be as wet and heavy as the previous storm. Winds are not expected to be as strong as the previous storm. There's a much lower probability of power outages with this upcoming event compared to Friday's storm.

Here's a look at the snowfall forecast for tonight:

For the heavy snow Wednesday and Wednesday night:

Stay tuned here as we continue to update you on the latest information. We are not making a three day snowfall map here, as we think it's much more helpful to break this long duration snowfall down by days.

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Utica
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Hi: 73° Lo: 45°
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Oneonta
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Hi: 71° Lo: 43°
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Herkimer
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Hi: 73° Lo: 45°
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