CAPITAL REGION – Winter isn’t about to let go so easily as the first full day of spring Thursday is set to usher in a new round of snow, according to the National Weather Service.
Most of the region is expected to see a total of two to three inches or two to four inches of snow late Thursday into Saturday afternoon, the service said.
But areas of northern Fulton County, western Schoharie County and even into northern Saratoga County could see as much as much as 8 to 12 inches, according to an expected snowfall map posted to Facebook Thursday morning.
A formal winter storm watch has been put in place for all of Schoharie County and northern Fulton County to start at 2 a.m. Friday and run until 12 p.m. Saturday.
Heavy, wet snow is possible, along with accumulations of seven or more inches in those areas, the Schoharie and Fulton advisory reads. Winds could gust as high as 45 mph Friday night into Saturday morning.
Through much of the rest of the area, rain Thursday afternoon is to turn into snow Thursday evening, with moderate snowfall through Friday night.
The Winter Storm Watch has been expanded to include northern Fulton, northern Warren, and Schoharie Counties. The Watch…
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