Winter Weather Advisory for Northern Oneida County
Mild temperatures again will lead to another round os snow, sleet, and freezing rain. The latest National Weather Service Winter Weather Advisory indicates the biggest concern will be the higher elevations in Northern Oneida County.
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM TO 3 PM TUESDAY...
* WHAT...Snow and blowing snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 3 to 7 inches expected.
* WHERE...Northern Oneida county.
* When...Light snow begins by daybreak Tuesday. The snow quickly becomes steady and even heavy at times Tuesday morning. Periods of snow continue into the early afternoon, before mixing with and changing to rain showers late in the day.
The rest of Central New York will be under a Hazardous Weather Outlook for Tuesday. It'll be an inch or two of snow before temperatures become warm enough to change it to rain. There's a chance for a brief period of sleet and freezing rain during the transition.
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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.
**FOR POWER OUTAGES:
Get up to information on power outages throughout Central New York; where it’s out and when it’ll be restored with National Grid’s Power Outage Map.
National Grid also offers text alerts on the latest efforts to restore power.
To receive free text message alerts and updates, text the word STORM to NGRID (64743). E-mail alerts are available to customers who create an online profile on the company’s website. All alert services can be started and stopped at the customer’s request.
You can even report power outages or get the latest information at National Grid’s website.
Power Outage 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.