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Winter Storm Warning

Areas Affected: Chemung; Chenango; Cortland; Madison; Otsego; Schuyler; Southern Oneida; Steuben; Tompkins

NWS Binghamton (South Central New York and Northeastern Pennsylvania)

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST SUNDAY...

* WHAT...Heavy snow. Additional snow accumulations of 13 to 18 inches. Winds gusting as high as 40 mph on Sunday.

* WHERE...In New York, Otsego, Chenango, Cortland, Tompkins, Chemung, Schuyler, Steuben, Madison and Southern Oneida counties.

* WHEN...Until 4 PM EST Sunday. The heaviest snow is expected this evening into early Sunday morning. Snowfall rates of 1 to 2 inches per hour are expected during this time with an intense band of 3 inches per hour moving north from the Southern Tier during the overnight hours. The heaviest band should last a few hours at any one location.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Travel will be very difficult to impossible. Also, winds will pick up considerably Sunday afternoon, causing blowing snow and dangerously low wind chills into Sunday night and Monday.

A Winter Storm Warning for snow means severe winter weather conditions will make travel very hazardous or impossible. If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency. The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.


Winter Storm Warning

Areas Affected: Eastern Albany; Eastern Columbia; Eastern Greene; Eastern Rensselaer; Eastern Schenectady; Hamilton; Montgomery; Northern Fulton; Northern Herkimer; Northern Saratoga; Northern Warren; Northern Washington; Schoharie; Southeast Warren; Southern Fulton; Sou

NWS Albany (Eastern New York and Western New England)

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST SUNDAY...

* WHAT...Heavy snow expected. Some sleet and freezing rain may briefly occur across the southern Berkshires, southeast Catskills, the Capital Region and portions of the mid-Hudson Valley that includes Columbia County. Up to a tenth of an inch of ice is possible in these spots with up to two tenths of an inch possible in the southern Berkshires near the Connecticut border. Light accumulations of sleet on top of the snow are possible in the Capital Region to northern Berkshires and southern Vermont. Total snow accumulations of 8 to 16 inches. Some snow totals across the western and central Mohawk Valley, southern Adirondacks, Lake George to parts of the southern Green Mountains in southern Vermont may approach or exceed 2 feet. Winds will gust to 20 to 35 mph Sunday afternoon with some blowing and drifting snow.

* WHERE...Southern Vermont, western Massachusetts, and the Greater Capital Region, Lake George Saratoga region, southern Adirondacks, Mohawk Valley, Schoharie Valley, Helderbergs, eastern Catskills, and northern and central Taconics in east central New York.

* WHEN...Snow will become heavy at times this evening, continuing through tonight. Snow will mix with sleet in the Capital District, Berkshires, central and northern Taconics and southern Vermont before sunrise. Freezing rain will mix in over the Berkshires and central Taconics, eastern Catskills and mid Hudson Valley by sunrise. Mixed precipitation ends as snow showers midday Sunday through Sunday afternoon.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Travel will be very difficult to impossible across the region tonight through Sunday morning with snow or ice covered roadways and very low visibility in heavy snow. Snowfall rates will be 1 to 3 inches an hour at times tonight into Sunday morning. The potential for blowing and drifting snow will increase Sunday afternoon into the evening with wind chills falling well below zero. Accumulating ice could result in downed tree limbs and isolated power outages.

A Winter Storm Warning means significant amounts of snow, sleet and ice will make travel very hazardous or impossible.


Winter Storm Warning

Areas Affected: Lewis; Oswego

NWS Buffalo (Western New York)

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EST SUNDAY... ...WIND CHILL WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY EVENING THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON...

* WHAT...Heavy snow and blowing snow expected. Dangerously cold wind chills possible. Total snow accumulations of 12 to 18 inches expected. Winds gusting as high as 35 mph will produce significant blowing and drifting snow. Wind chills as low as 35 below zero possible.

* WHERE...Oswego and Lewis counties.

* WHEN...For the Winter Storm Warning, until 6 PM EST Sunday. For the Wind Chill Watch, from Sunday evening through Monday afternoon. The heaviest snow will fall from late evening through midday Sunday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Travel will become very difficult to impossible. If you must travel, be prepared for severe winter driving conditions with deep snow cover on roads and very low visibility from heavy snow and blowing snow. The dangerously cold wind chills could cause frostbite on exposed skin in as little as 10 minutes.

Widespread accumulating snow and blowing snow will create dangerous travel conditions. Submit snow reports through our website or social media. This is a potentially dangerous situation to be outdoors. If you must be outside, be sure to cover all exposed skin. Frostbite can occur in 15 minutes or less with apparent temperatures of 25 below zero or colder.


Wind Chill Watch

Areas Affected: Lewis; Oswego

NWS Buffalo (Western New York)

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EST SUNDAY... ...WIND CHILL WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY EVENING THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON...

* WHAT...Heavy snow and blowing snow expected. Dangerously cold wind chills possible. Total snow accumulations of 12 to 18 inches expected. Winds gusting as high as 35 mph will produce significant blowing and drifting snow. Wind chills as low as 35 below zero possible.

* WHERE...Oswego and Lewis counties.

* WHEN...For the Winter Storm Warning, until 6 PM EST Sunday. For the Wind Chill Watch, from Sunday evening through Monday afternoon. The heaviest snow will fall from late evening through midday Sunday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Travel will become very difficult to impossible. If you must travel, be prepared for severe winter driving conditions with deep snow cover on roads and very low visibility from heavy snow and blowing snow. The dangerously cold wind chills could cause frostbite on exposed skin in as little as 10 minutes.

Widespread accumulating snow and blowing snow will create dangerous travel conditions. Submit snow reports through our website or social media. This is a potentially dangerous situation to be outdoors. If you must be outside, be sure to cover all exposed skin. Frostbite can occur in 15 minutes or less with apparent temperatures of 25 below zero or colder.


Winter Storm Warning

Areas Affected: Northern Oneida; Onondaga; Seneca; Southern Cayuga; Yates

NWS Binghamton (South Central New York and Northeastern Pennsylvania)

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST SUNDAY...

* WHAT...Heavy snow. Additional snow accumulations of 14 to 19 inches. Winds gusting as high as 35 mph.

* WHERE...In New York, Northern Oneida, Onondaga, Yates, Seneca and Southern Cayuga counties.

* WHEN...Until 4 PM EST Sunday. The heaviest snow is expected this evening into early Sunday morning. Snowfall rates of 1 to 2 inches per hour are expected during this time with an intense band of 3 inches per hour likely moving into the Finger Lakes and NY Thruway corridor for a time overnight.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Travel will be very difficult to impossible. Also, winds will pick up considerably Sunday afternoon, causing blowing snow and dangerously low wind chills into Sunday night and Monday.

A Winter Storm Warning for snow means severe winter weather conditions will make travel very hazardous or impossible. If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency. The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.


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