Capital Region Under Winter Storm Warning Tuesday to Wednesday

WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM TUESDAY TO NOON EST

WEDNESDAY...

* WHAT...Heavy mixed precipitation expected. Total snow and sleet

accumulations of 6 to 10 inches and ice accumulations of a tenth

to quarter of an inch expected. Winds gusting as high as 45 mph

across the Berkshires and Taconics much of Tuesday night.

* WHERE...The Capital District, Helderbergs, Schoharie Valley,

eastern Catskills, northern and central Taconics and the

Berkshires.

* WHEN...From 10 AM Tuesday to noon EST Wednesday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Travel will be very difficult to dangerous

for the Tuesday evening commute. Snow will come down heavy at

times in the afternoon mixing with sleet late in the day. A

changeover to sleet and freezing rain will occur at night. Snow

rates of 1 to 2 inches per hour are expected at times Tuesday

afternoon.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Storm Warning means significant amounts of snow, sleet

and ice will make travel very hazardous or impossible.

Get the latest forecast and traffic information on News Radio 810 & 103.1 WGY at the top and 30 minutes past the hour, every hour.

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