Will it Snow in Central New York on Thanksgiving?
A midweek storm will make holiday travel tricky this Thanksgiving season. Here’s the latest prediction from the National Weather Service on the effects of the storm.
Updated 5:40PM Tuesday 11/26
Tuesday evening, snow is expected in Utica, Rome, Syracuse and points north. Binghamton and Elmira will deal with freezing rain and sleet until mid evening.
Around 9PM the freezing rain line moves north to include Utica, Rome and Syracuse while portions of northern Oneida county and Oswego county will continue to see all snow.
After midnight, a narrow band of freezing rain and sleet will include Utica, Rome and Syracuse with snow north of the line and rain to the south.
There will be a lull in the precipitation around 7AM. The rain/snow will start up with the dividing line setting up between Utica and Rome.
An area of heavy snow sets up over all of Oneida, Madison and Onondaga counties around noon. Areas of rain will remain in eastern Herkimer County as well as Cooperstown and Oneonta.
By 4PM the entire area will deal with heavy snowfall. Heavy snow tapers by 7PM
Lake effect snow showers could bring snowfall to Onondaga, Madison and southwestern Oneida County