Don’t Drive In New York: ‘Treacherous’ Travel For Hudson Valley
Residents in the Hudson Valley and other parts of Upstate New York are told to stay off the roads as travel could be "treacherous" or "difficult."
Winter Storm Warnings or Advisories have been issued for all of the Hudson Valley, New York City and Upstate New York.
New York State Residents Told To Avoid Traveling
The Hudson Valley is gearing up for its first major snowstorm of the winter. Forecasters believe anywhere from 3 to 11 inches of snow will fall across the region.
Hudson Valley Weather is warning residents to avoid travel Monday night into Tuesday morning.
"Travel overnight into Tuesday morning will be treacherous and should be avoided if possible. We will see some downslope shadowing across the river valley and points east where lower totals can be expected," Hudson Valley Weather wrote on Facebook.
'Difficult Travel In Orange, Dutchess, Ulster, Putnam, Rockland, Sullivan, Westchester counties
Snow is expected to start falling Monday night between 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. and the storm won’t let up until around Tuesday evening.
Travel could be very difficult during the Monday evening and Tuesday morning commutes, according to the National Weather Service.
Travel Could Be 'Difficult' On Route 17, Interstate 8f in New York
The National Weather Service from Binghamption also says to avoid major roads in the region.
"Travel could be very difficult..., especially along I-88 and Route 17 in NY and I-84," National Weather Service Binghamton writes in its Winter Storm Warning.
Hudson Valley Weather predicts 3 to 10 inches of snow will fall across the region.
The Weather Channel believes parts of Ulster County, like Kingston, and Sullivan County will likely see the most snow. Orange and Dutchess counties could see 4 to 8 inches.
Winter Storm Warning For Orange, Rockland, Putnam, and Westchester Counties; Winter Storm Advisory For Staten Island, Brooklyn, Queens, Suffolk, Nassau
Winter Storm Warnings For Ulster, Greene, Schoharie, Albany, Schenectady, Saratoga, Fulton, Montgomery, Hamilton, Warren, and southern Herkimer Counties.
Winter Storm Warning For Otsego, Delaware and Sullivan counties
Timeline For First Major Snowstorm For Hudson Valley, Upstate New York, New York City
CLICK HERE to find out when snow is expected to start falling, and how long it will last, near your home.