ALBANY – As much as a foot of snow is expected starting tonight into Thursday across Schenectady, Saratoga, Fulton, Montgomery and Schoharie counties, the National Weather Service says.
A winter storm warning has been issued for those counties and elsewhere to run from 7 p.m. Wednesday evening through 1 p.m. Thursday.
Schenectady County, along with much of Saratoga and Montgomery counties and parts of Fulton and Schoharie counties are in a band expected to get between eight and 12 inches of snow.
Points north, including most of Fulton County, a part of western Montgomery County and northern Saratoga County are expected to get between 6 and 8 inches.
Much of Albany County and southern Schoharie County could get between 12 and 18 inches.
“Travel could be very difficult to impossible. The hazardous conditions could impact the morning commute,” the service’s warning read.
The snow is expected to be dry and fluffy, with snowfall rates of between one and two inches per hour possible.
National Weather Service: Winter Storm Warning