The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Watch for a winter storm forecast to hit the Capital Region Wednesday into Thursday. Several inches of snow is expected to fall. 810 & 103.1 WGY Accuweather meteorologists are calling for at least 6".
Here's the latest on the Winter Storm Watch from the National Weather Service: WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING
The National Weather Service in Albany has issued a Winter Storm Watch which is in effect from Wednesday morning through Thursday morning.
Mohawk and Schoharie Valleys
Greater Capital Region
Hudson Valley of Greene and Columbia Counties
Lake George Saratoga Region
And Southern and Western Adirondacks
HAZARD TYPES: Heavy snow. Snow may mix with rain or sleet for areas south and east of the Capital Region during the day on Wednesday.
ACCUMULATIONS: Snow accumulation of greater than 9 inches in a 24-Hour period is possible.
MAXIMUM SNOWFALL RATES: one to two inches per hour possible Wednesday afternoon through Wednesday late evening. One to two inches per hour possible Wednesday afternoon through Wednesday late evening.
TIMING: Snow will begin early in the day on Wednesday. The snow may mix with or briefly change to rain or sleet for areas south and east of the Capital Region during the day on Wednesday. All areas will see snow, heavy in intesity at times, late in the day Wednesday into Wednesday night before tappering off by Thursday morning.
IMPACTS: Snow covered roads and low visibility will make for potentially dangerous travel. WINDS: North 10 to 20mph with gusts up to 30mph.
TEMPERATURES: In the mid 20s to mid 30s Wednesday falling into the single digits to teens on Wendesday night into Thursday monring.
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