A Lake Effect Snow Advisory is in effect for Onondaga, Oswego, Madison, Cortland, Chenango, Wayne and Northern Cayuga Counties until 4am Monday.
A Lake Effect Snow Adivosry means travel will be difficult at times in the advised areas.
-- In lake effect snow squalls, the weather can vary from locally heavy snow in narrow bands to clear skies just a few miles away.-- If you will be traveling across the region be prepared for rapid changes in road and visibility conditions.-- Know which county you live in, and where you are in relation to these heavy snow squalls.-- If you need to travel, be prepared for very difficult driving conditions inside the bands of heavier snow and where the snow squalls have already been.-- Have a winter storm kit ready in your car in case you are stranded.-- Keep an eye on Interactive Doppler and Triple Doppler radars on CNYcentral.com.-- Keep your phone with your CNYcentral mobile app turned on so if warnings are issued you will know.-- Periodically check NBC-3, CBS-5 and CW-6 for updates on the weather and possible issuance of lake effect snow warnings and advisories.-- Know which county you live in, and where you are in relation to these heavy snow squalls.-- If you need to travel, be prepared for very difficult driving conditions inside the bands of heavier snow and where the snow squalls have already been.-- Have a winter storm kit ready in your car in case you are stranded.
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Here is detailed information on this warning from the National Weather Service:
ONONDAGA-MADISON-CORTLAND-CHENANGO-INCLUDING THE CITIES OF.SYRACUSE.ONEIDA.CORTLAND.NORWICH258 PM EST SUN NOV 24 2013
.LAKE EFFECT SNOW ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EST MONDAY.
THE NATL WEATHER SVC IN BINGHAMTON HAS ISSUED A LAKE EFFECT SNOW ADVISORY.WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EST MONDAY.
* LOCATIONS.ONONDAGA, MADISON, CORTLAND & CHENANGO COUNTIES.
* HAZARDS.LAKE EFFECT SNOW WITH REDUCED VISIBILITIES DUE TO BLOWING & DRIFTING SNOW.
* ACCUMULATIONS.2 TO 5 INCHES OF SNOW WITH THE GREATEST ACCUMULATIONS IN THE HIGHER TERRAIN OF S. ONONDAGA, S. MADISON, N. CORTLAND & N. CHENANGO COUNTIES.
* TIMING.THROUGH EARLY MORNING MONDAY.
* TEMPS.IN THE TEENS.
* WINDS.NORTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.
* IMPACTS.LAKE SNOWS COMBINED WITH NW WINDS WILL CREATE WHITEOUT CONDITIONS & MAKE TRAVEL DIFFICULT.