Good morning! Here is a look at your forecast at the bus stop this morning:
Temperatures: 0 to 9° for most of CNY. However, from Rome northward to all areas east of Lake Ontario, the North Country and the Adirondacks, temperature should be -5 to -13° (below zero).
Wind chills: -15 to -10° (below zero) for CNY. However, from Rome northward to all areas east of Lake Ontario, the North Country and the Adirondacks, temperature should be -25 to -15° (below zero).
Sky condition & precipitation: There are some localized leftover flurries and light snow showers over sections of Wayne, northern Cayuga, northern Onondaga and southwestern Oswego county. Check out Interactive Doppler Radar and Triple Doppler Radar.
What should I wear outside?: A winter jacket will be necessary. You will also need to wear a hat and gloves or mittens. Of course, it is ultimately your decision on what you think you and your children should wear.
Any notable driving conditions?: While the amount of snow that fell last night through this morning was light, with temperatures this cold, the salt brine mixture will not be as effective in melting the snow compared to when temperatures are in the 20°s to near 30°. Be especially carefully driving on less treated roadways, curves, inclines, declines and on/off ramps.
Special concerns: See above.
Afternoon ride home on the bus: Temperatures will be near 10 to 15°. Wind chill: -5 to +5°. Partly sunny and cold. Wind will be W 5-10 MPH. The sun will set at 5:52pm.
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Interactive Doppler Radar
Triple Doppler Radar
-- Lightning Strikes
-- Watches/Warnings: (Make sure to hit the 'F5' key to refresh the page.)
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