Sunday, January 20, 2008

Oswego NY Pounded: 1 to 4 Feet of Snow!


The County of Oswego NY is getting pounded with heavy snow. 1 to 4 feet of snow is expected to fall before it's over. Police in Fulton have declared a snow emergency, towing cars, and offering shelter to stranded motorists. Snow emergency has recently been lifted.

* Fulton has received 18" of snow since midnight, with more on the way.
* Fair Haven in Cayuga County received 26" of snow.
* Hannibal 14" of snow.
* Martville in Cayuga County reported 12 " of snow.

Numerous cancellations were reported. See first link below for details.

It's not over. The National Weather Service says that several bans of heavy snow are yet to come. The heaviest could hit Tug Hill region in northern Oswego County, leaving up to three feet of new snow by sunrise Monday.

The National Weather Service snow forecast for Oswego, NY is as follows...

Sunday night- Snow showers could be heavy at times. Low around 10. Wind between 13 to 20 mph. Total snow accumulation of 11" to 17" possible.

Monday- High near 22. Breezy, winds 16-23 mph. New snow accumulation 1 to 3 inches.

Note- Oswego and Cayuga Counties are near Syracuse, about 75 miles east of Rochester. I hope that you stay home, and stay safe!

Read more at... Fulton Daily News: Winter Comes Back Hard

And..... WSYR Syracuse: More Heavy Lake Effect Snow Tongiht

And.... National Weather Service

2 comments:

caroldee said...

BOY I am glad I am not living in NEW YORK STATE... UGH. I cannot even imagine that kind of deep snow. We have it in upper penninsula of Michigan but I have never ventured up there in the winter. Stay well and warm and thanks for visiting. : )

Awake In Rochester said...

Yes, we tend to get our share of snowy excitement here. I like your blog, and added it to my reader. I plan on visiting often. Thanks for stopping by.

You stay warm too. Hmm, I need to buy some hot chocolate.