Today is the busiest travel day of the year, and  with the weather forecast for the northeast, it could be a difficult day on the roads. A good idea to to check the New York State Thruway road conditions if you plan on taking to the road or are expecting out-of-town company.

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Here are the latest road condtions on the NYS Thruway as of 1:00 p.m., according to

"New York City north to Albany, west to Canajoharie-Scattered rain, the road is wet

Canajoharie west through Utica, Syracuse, Rochester, Buffalo, the Niagara Section and Pennsylvania State line - The road is generally clear"

Conditions change quickly on roadways, so for further updates on the NYS Thruway road conditions, call toll-free: 1-800 THRUWAY (847-8929)