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Expired: Winter Weather Warning Remains In Effect; Travel Not Restricted, But Not Recommended Says Sheriff Helms

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This warning has now expired.


The National Weather Service in Binghamton has issued the following advisory: Dangerous Travel continues. Numerous reports of icy roads and traffic accidents. Please be very careful! Consider delaying travel if it is not an emergency.

Travel is not restricted at this time, but not recommended says Cortland County Sheriff Mark Helms.

The Winter Weather Warning continues here in Cortland County and the surrounding counties as heavy snow and mixed precipitation is expected, with total snow accumulations of 9 to 15 inches. Ice accumulations of one tenth to two tenths of an inch expected, says the National Weather Service.

Advisory for Cortland, Broome, Onondaga and Sullivan Counties in effect until midnight tomorrow night. (Tuesday, December 3rd)

The National Weather Service reports snow, sleet and freezing rain will continue through the afternoon hours. A brief lull in the precipitation is possible in some locations this evening.

Steady snow redevelops after midnight and could become heavy at times late tonight through
the late afternoon on Monday. The snow gradually tapers off and ends late Monday evening.

Travel could be very difficult to impossible. The hazardous conditions will impact holiday travel today, as well as the Monday morning and evening commutes.

Periods of heavy snow this afternoon, especially in the I-90 corridor, and then again late tonight into Monday. Snowfall rates up to 2 inches per hour are possible. Temperatures hover in the mid 20s to lower 30s through the evening.

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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