Schenectady County to see 12 to 24 inches of snow; Elsewhere in region, too, NWS says (with video)

Expected snow coverage map showing most of Upstate NY

Credit: National Weather Service

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ALBANY – Schenectady County could is expected to see between 12 and 24 inches of snow in this week’s storm, with the highest amounts – 18 to 24 inches – in the western parts of the county, the National Weather Service said.

All of Schoharie County, along with western Albany County and pockets of Fulton and Saratoga counties are expected to see the 18- to 24-inch range, while the remainder of the region is expected to see between 12 and 18 inches, the service said.

Wet snow showers are expected Monday, while the heavy, wet snow was expected to arrive overnight through Tuesday morning, the service said.

Rates could hit 1 to 2 inches per hour, causing treacherous travel Tuesday morning. Unnecessary travel should be avoided, the service said.

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Tuesday afternoon and Tuesday night are expected to bring 25 to 35 mph wind gusts and snow is to turn powdery. The storm is to end by Wednesday morning.

The storm had state and local agencies preparing for the storm and its effects.

State Department of Transportation Commissioner Marie Therese Dominguez, at a press conference mid-day Monday, indicated her agency has 259 pieces of equipment ready to work, including large and medium plow trucks and other equipment.

“We’re putting everything on it,” Dominguez said.

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