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Winter Storm Olympia hits the FLX

Winter Storm Warnings remain in effect for the entire Finger Lakes Region as Winter Storm Olympia pounded the region overnight. Snow, freezing rain, and ice will combine to make travel difficult throughout the region Tuesday morning. CURRENT RADAR:LIVE STORM VIEWS:Cornell Campus in Ithaca overlooking southern Cayuga LakeBristol Mountain WebcamsNYS Thruway Traffic Cameras (click on cam icon on map)LATEST NWS WARNING:URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BINGHAMTON NY @ 9:31 PM EST MON FEB 15 2016WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST TUESDAY* LOCATIONS…MUCH OF CENTRAL NEW YORK… AND ALL OF NORTHEAST PENNSYLVANIA.* HAZARD TYPES…SNOW, FREEZING RAIN, AND SLEET.* ACCUMULATIONS…SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 2 TO 5 INCHES, ALONG WITH A THIN ICE COATING.* TIMING…OVER NORTHEAST PENNSYLVANIA, SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN, WILL GRADUALLY CHANGE TO RAIN OVERNIGHT, AS TEMPERATURES CONTINUE TO CLIMB. FOR THE SOUTHERN TIER OF NEW YORK, SNOW WILL TRANSITION TO SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN, BETWEEN MIDNIGHT AND 3 AM, IN MOST AREAS. FREEZING RAIN SHOULD CHANGE TO RAIN, BY 5 TO 7 AM. FARTHER NORTH, INCLUDING THE WESTERN MOHAWK VALLEY, AND THE UPPER SUSQUEHANNA REGION, SNOW WILL CONTINUE OVERNIGHT, LIKELY CHANGING TO SLEET, FREEZING RAIN, AND EVEN SOME RAIN, DURING THE PRE-DAWN HOURS.* IMPACTS…SLIPPERY TRAVEL CONDITIONS CAN BE EXPECTED OVERNIGHT ON UNTREATED SURFACES.* WINDS…SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH, WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.* TEMPERATURES…RISING OVERNIGHT, MOSTLY RANGING FROM 30 TO 35 DEGREES BY DAYBREAK. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW…SLEET…OR FREEZING RAIN WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SLIPPERY ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES…AND USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING.PLEASE REPORT SNOWFALL AND/OR ICE AMOUNTS TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BY CALLING TOLL FREE AT 1-877-633-6772…OR BY EMAIL AT BGM.STORMREPORT@NOAA.GOV.LATEST ONLINE:





FingerLakes1.com Weather Center Forecast:TuesdaySnow, freezing rain, and sleet before 8am, then rain and sleet between 8am and 9am, then rain after 9am. The rain could be heavy at times. High near 37. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest 11 to 16 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow and sleet accumulation of less than one inch possible.Tuesday NightRain and snow showers, becoming all snow after 7pm. Low around 26. West wind 11 to 17 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.For the latest local forecast and live radar images visit the FingerLakes1.com FingerLakes1.com Local Weather Center.

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