SYRACUSE: Closed to traffic: in both directions on I-90 exit 39-exit 40: All lanes blocked.
— NYSThruwayTRANSalert (@ThruwayTraffic) January 19, 2016
It’s unclear at this point how long the closure will last, but webcams from exits 39 and 40 revealed how far the backup had gotten, as well as how quickly conditions had deteriorated in the area. It’s also unclear at this point how serious the accidents were.The weather has continued to be a major problem in the areas where the lake effect snow is coming down hard. Cayuga and Wayne counties both remain in a Lake Effect Snow Warning until 7 pm tonight. Stay tuned to FingerLakes1.com as we continue to update this story and more.