The National Weather Service out of Binghamton (NWS) has issued a Wind and Winter Weather Advisory for all of CNY.

A cold front will move through the region bringing an end to the rain along with much colder temperatures. Strong winds will develop this afternoon and continue into
Saturday morning. Lake effect snow will develop late today southeast of Lake Ontario and persist into Saturday morning.

Snow accumulations in the advisory area will range from 3 to 7 inches. Strong winds will cause blowing and drifting snow. Below is a look at the gusty winds after 7 pm tonight. 

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...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
1 PM EST SATURDAY...

* WINDS...West 15 to 30 mph with gusts up to 50 mph.

* TIMING...This afternoon until Saturday afternoon.

* IMPACTS...Strong winds may blow down limbs, trees, and power lines. Scattered power outages are expected.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...
Wind advisories are issued when sustained wind speeds of at greater than 30 mph and/or wind gusts over 45 mph are expected. Winds of this magnitude could cause minor damage to trees, power lines and weaker structures.

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS
EVENING TO 1 PM EST SATURDAY...

* WHAT...Lake effect snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 3 to 7 inches expected. Winds gusting as high as 45 mph, will cause blowing and drifting snow.

* WHERE...Onondaga, Madison and Southern Oneida counties. The heaviest accumulations will occur just north of Syracuse east to Oneida in northern Madison County to Verona in southern Oneida.

* WHEN...From 7 PM this evening to 1 PM EST Saturday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Travel could be very difficult. Gusty
winds could bring down tree branches.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...
A Winter Weather Advisory for lake effect snow means lake effect snow is forecast that will make travel difficult in some areas. Use caution when traveling.

Extended NWS Forcast:

Today: A slight chance of rain showers before 10am, then a slight chance of snow showers after 4pm. Partly sunny, with a temperature falling to around 26 by 5pm. Breezy, with a west wind 17 to 24 mph, with gusts as high as 43 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Tonight: Snow showers, mainly after 9pm. Low around 15. Wind chill values as low as -3. Breezy, with a west wind 22 to 24 mph, with gusts as high as 44 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of around 3 inches.

Saturday: Snow showers likely, mainly before 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 22. Wind chill values as low as -3. Blustery, with a west wind 16 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 37 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.

Saturday Night: A slight chance of snow showers before 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 10. West wind 6 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 29. West wind 3 to 5 mph.

Sunday Night: A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near 28.

Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 11.

Tuesday: Snow likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 30. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Tuesday Night: Snow likely. Cloudy, with a low around 23. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Wednesday: A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 34. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

Wednesday Night: A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

Thursday: A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 29. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Winter Weather Preparation:

      • Keep your cell phone charged and make sure you know where your backup power supply is.
      • Make sure all your flashlights have fresh batteries.
      • Fill your gas tank. You can use your car to keep warm and recharge devices.
      • Have some food available that you don’t need to cook.
      • Download the Eagle App You’ll receive local alerts, weather reports and more with push notifications.

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