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Madison, Oneida and Chenango Counties declare State of Emergency

MGN Online

Three Central New York counties have declared a State of Emergency and announced travel bans due to the winter storm moving through the area.

Madison County declared a State of Emergency due to conditions from the winter storm moving through the Northeast.

All roads in Madison County were closed to all but emergency traffic Tuesday at 6 p.m. through 9 a.m. Wednesday. The county is now under a Travel Advisory.

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Oneida County also declared a State of Emergency for the county due to the storm. With that came a Travel Ban, which ran from 6 p.m. Tuesday to 6 a.m. Wednesday.

Chengango County's Board of Supervisors Chairman Lawrence Wilcox declared a State of Emergency Tuesday afternoon due to the storm. Along with the State of Emergency came a temporary ban on travel, starting at 2 p.m. Tuesday and ending at 6 a.m. Wednesday.

Governor Cuomo declared a State of Emergency for the entire state at midnight Tuesday. The governor also ordered a ban for tractor trailers on major roadways, including the Thruway and Interstate 81.

Several other counties in the area have also issued travel advisories, but not bans.

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