You don't have to be a hearty Central New Yorker to survive a foot or two of snow. Most of us can even get through 30 or 40 below wind chills. However, freezing rain is another story. But that seems what Mother Nature has in her plans.

The National Weather Service has a Winter Weather Advisory for Central New York and the Mohawk Valley from this afternoon (2/6/19) into tomorrow morning (2/7/19).

Freezing rain expected. Total ice accumulations of around one-tenth to two-tenths of an inch.   of ice is possible across

Noon today to 7 a.m. tomorrow for Northern Oneida-Southern Oneida-Otsego-Delaware-Sullivan

3 p.m. today to 10 a.m. tomorrow for Northern Herkimer-Hamilton-Southern Herkimer-Southern Fulton-Montgomery-Schoharie-Western Schenectady-Western Albany-
Western Greene-Western Ulster-Northern Fulton

Higher elevations can expect some sleet to mix in with freezing rain at the start. In addition to slippery roads and sidewalks, plan for isolated power outages with downed trees and limbs are likely due to the ice.

Winter Weather Preparation:

  • Keep your cell phone charged and make sure you know where your backup power supply is.
  • Make sure all your flashlights have fresh batteries.
  • Fill your gas tank. You can use your car to keep warm and recharge devices.
  • Have some food available that you don’t need to cook.
  • Download the BIG FROG 104 APP. You’ll receive local alerts, weather reports and more with push notifications.

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