Flash Freeze Possible in CNY Along With Hazardous Weather
Keep a close eye on the temperatures tonight if you plan on traveling.
The National Weather Service has issued a Hazardous Weather Outlook for Oneida, Onondaga, and Madison Counties. Rain and snow showers can quickly change to snow squalls with black ice as the temperatures quickly drop tonight.
DAY ONE...Today and Tonight.
An Arctic front will move through the region this evening, changing rain showers to snow and potentially generating a few squalls with visibility of a half-mile or less.
In addition, a rapid drop in temperatures is forecast. This will cause untreated surfaces to quickly freeze, creating slippery conditions.
Lake effect snow will form behind the Arctic front.
DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday.
Lake effect snow will continue Friday. In total, several inches of new snow could potentially accumulate between Thursday night and Saturday morning.
The current forecast for Sunday calling for other several inches of snow that could make travel difficult after the Super Bowl.