Winter weather has officially begun as the holiday rush gets underway in the Greater Utica area, and that means road conditions need to always be monitored. Utica Police are warning people to be especially careful as they are responding to dozens of accidents throughout the city.
The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning Sunday night and Monday for snow and mixed precipitation in Oneida, Madison and parts of Otsego Counties. A Winter Weather Advisory is posted for Herkimer County.
A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect for Northern Oneida County. Lake effect snow is expected to develop tonight and continue through Friday. Generally, 2-4 inches of snow is expected through Friday.