Lake snow warnings east of Lake Ontario

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) - Winter Storm Watches have been upgraded to Lake Effect Snow warnings with the potential of a foot or more of snow by Friday morning.

The most likely areas to see the heaviest snowfall are east of Lake Ontario, over portions of Jefferson, Oswego, and Lewis counties.  Below is the warning from the National Weather Service:

Jefferson-Lewis-
Including the cities of Watertown and Lowville
101 PM EST Tue Dec 5 2017

...LAKE EFFECT SNOW WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST FRIDAY...

* WHAT...Heavy lake effect snow expected. Travel will be very
  difficult to impossible at times. Total snow accumulations of
  10 to 18 inches are expected in the most persistent lake snows.

* WHERE...Jefferson and Lewis counties. Greatest amounts across
  central and southeast Jefferson County and northern portions of
  Lewis county.

* WHEN...7 PM Wednesday to 10 AM Friday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Be prepared for significant reductions in
  visibility at times.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Heavy snow will fall in relatively narrow bands. If traveling, be
prepared for rapidly changing road conditions and visibilities.



 

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