ALBANY – A Winter Storm Warning is set to take effect Sunday night and continue through the day Sunday for much of the Capital Region, the National Weather Service said.
The warning covers Fulton, Montgomery and Schoharie counties, as well as western Schenectady County and Northern Saratoga County.
Southern Saratoga County and eastern Schenectady County were to be under Winter Weather Advisories through noon Monday.
The warning areas are expected to see heavy mixed precipitation, with total snow accumulations of 6 to 14 inches and a light glaze of ice, the service said.
Winds could gust as high as 50 mph, the service said.
The warning runs from 10 p.m. Sunday to 10 p.m. Monday.
Travel could be very difficult to impossible, the service said. The gusty winds could bring down tree branches.
Snowfall rates of 1 to 2 inches per hour were possible from midnight to 7 a.m., the service said.
The snow is then expected to change to a wintry mix Monday morning.
In the advisory area, total accumulations of 3 to 7 inches were expected, with a light glaze of ice.
Winds were expected to gust in the advisory area as high as 45 mph.
Drivers in the advisory area should plan on slippery road conditions that could impact the morning commute. The gusty winds could bring down tree branches or isolated trees, the service said.
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