ALBANY — Winter storm watches and warnings have been issued across the Capital Region, as another storm threatens the area.
This storm could bring anywhere from 6 to 8 inches of snow to parts of Schenectady, Albany and southern Saratoga counties, and 12 to 18 inches across northern Fulton and Saratoga counties, the National Weather Service said.
For those in between, the forecasting is for 8 to 12 inches.
The National Weather Service Monday afternoon issued a winter storm warning effective at 1 a.m. Tuesday for the areas expected to be hardest hit – all of Fulton County, northern Saratoga County and points north. The warning also carried a somewhat smaller snow estimates for those spots of 8 to 14 inches. The warning is to continue until 4 a.m. Wednesday.
The watch goes into effect late Monday night and runs until late Tuesday night across the rest of the region. The watch area also had slightly smaller estimates of 4 to 10 inches.
Snow is to begin in the rest of the area Tuesday afternoon and become steady Tuesday evening. Snow is to end by daybreak Wednesday.
The storm follows one that dropped more than a foot of snow on the area just over a week ago.
Winter Storm Watches have been posted for most of east central NY, southern VT, and the Berkshires of MA beginning either 7 am or 1 pm TUE and ending 7 am WED. The potential snowfall projections are shown, that are subject to change with later forecasts. #nywx #mawx #vtwx #ctwx pic.twitter.com/Dmectz9mfx
— NWS Albany (@NWSAlbany) January 28, 2019
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