Winter Weather in the forecast

Winter weather is forecast for Tuesday. This is from the National Weather Service:

Event:

Winter Weather Advisory

Alert:

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM TO 7 PM

EST TUESDAY...

 

* LOCATIONS...THE MOHAWK VALLEY...SCHOHARIE VALLEY...NORTHERN

CATSKILLS...HELDERBERGS...GREATER CAPITAL REGION...CENTRAL AND

NORTHERN TACONICS...AND BERKSHIRES.

 

* HAZARD TYPES...SNOW...SLEET...AND FREEZING RAIN.

 

* SNOW AND SLEET ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 1 TO 3

INCHES WITH THE HIGHER TOTALS OVER THE MOUNTAINS.

 

* ICE ACCUMULATIONS...GENERALLY A COATING TO A TENTH OF AN INCH

WITH ONE TO TWO TENTHS IN THE BERKSHIRES.

 

* TIMING...SNOW AND SLEET INITIALLY OVERSPREAD THE ADVISORY AREA

FROM SOUTHWEST TO NORTHEAST DURING THE TUESDAY MORNING

COMMUTE. THE SNOW AND SLEET WILL TRANSITION TO SLEET AND

FREEZING RAIN BY THE LATE MORNING INTO THE AFTERNOON...AND

EVENTUALLY ALL TO PLAIN RAIN BY THE MID AFTERNOON INTO THE

EARLY EVENING.

 

* IMPACTS...ROADWAYS WILL BE BECOME ICE AND SNOW COVERED. OTHER

UNTREATED SURFACES WILL BE VERY SLIPPERY AND TREACHEROUS.

ISOLATED POWER OUTAGES ARE POSSIBLE WHERE THE HEAVIER ICE

ACCRETIONS OCCUR.

 

* WINDS...EAST 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH OVER THE

MOUNTAINS.

 

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE UPPER 20S TO LOWER 30S.

Instructions:

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW...SLEET...OR FREEZING RAIN WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SLIPPERY ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING.


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