Snow, wintry mix spreads across upstate NY

Snow, wintry mix spreads across upstate NY

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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Snow has spread across much of upstate New York as a wintry storm moves up the East Coast.

The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for western and central New York and parts of the Adirondacks. The forecast shows from 3 to 8 inches of snow between Tuesday evening and Thanksgiving morning in most places, but as much as 18 inches along the Lake Ontario shore east of Rochester. There will also be accumulations of ice.

Mixes of snow, sleet and freezing rain are expected through the evening from the Southern Tier into the Hudson Valley and north to the Capital Region, followed by heavy rain overnight into Wednesday morning. There is a flood watch in the mid-Hudson Valley.

Utility companies say they're preparing for possible outages.

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