The Utica DPW will get a chance to put its two new snow plows to use.

Mayor Robert Palmieri has declared a Snow Emergency in Utica..

The Snow Emergency will go into effect at 10:00 tonight and will remain in effect until further notice.

All vehicles parked on city streets are subject to ticketing and towing.

Palmieri says the DPW will do everything it can to lessen the burden on travelers, but he's asking the public for its patience and understanding.

Travel bans are also in place in Oneida and Madison Counties.