No Rest For Old Man Winter This Week

A winter storm watch has been issued for the following counties: Onondaga, Madison, Cayuga, Seneca and Yates counties from 10am Thursday until 1pm on Friday. A winter storm watch means that significant winter weather is possible over widespread areas within the next 48 hours.

If your area has a winter storm watch, here is what you should do:

  • Go about your normal activities, but be aware of the possibility of heavier snow during the period mentioned above in the counties outlined.
  • Keep an eye on Interactive Doppler and Triple Doppler radars on
  • Keep your phone with your CNYcentral mobile app turned on so if warnings are issued you will know.
  • Periodically check NBC-3, CBS-5 and CW-6 for updates on the weather and possible issuance of lake effect snow warnings and advisories.
  • Know which county you live in, and where you are in relation to other counties, especially if you are travelling.
  • If you need to travel, be prepared for very difficult driving conditions.
  • Have a winter storm kit ready in your car in case you are stranded.

Travel Smart and Stay Safe.

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