The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for parts of Central New York, including the cities of Utica and Rome.

Use extra caution heading into work today, as freezing rain, beginning as early as 7am could lead to a hazardous and slippery commute.

The Winter Weather Advisory is in effect for Madison and Southern Oneida counties,
including the cities of Hamilton, Oneida, Rome, and Utica.
326 AM EST Fri Feb 23 2018

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM THIS MORNING TO
7 PM EST THIS EVENING...

* WHAT...Freezing rain expected. Total ice accumulations of a
light glaze are expected.

* WHERE...Madison and Southern Oneida Counties.

* WHEN...From 7 AM this morning to 7 PM EST this evening. The best
chance of freezing rain will be late morning into early
afternoon.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...The ice will result in very slippery
conditions on sidewalks, roads and bridges, including during
the morning commute.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of freezing rain
will cause travel difficulties. Be prepared for slippery roads.
Slow down and use caution while driving. The latest road
conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by
calling 5 1 1.

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