As the Nor’easter churns up the coast, the interior portions of New York State are being hit hard with snow. Snowfall rates have been falling at 1-2 inches an hour. Most of Central New York is under a Winter Storm Warning until late tomorrow evening! Snow totals have been very impressive reaching over two feet and close to three feet in some spots of Central New York.
According to the National Weather Service in Binghamton, NY this storm is officially in the record book as they received 28.8 inches of snow breaking the 24 hour record of 23.0 inches set in 1961 with more still to fall! This is a historic storm for parts of Upstate New York. Widespread totals of 15-30 inches have been recorded. In some places 30-35 inches of snow have fallen! Higher elevations could be looking at three feet or more. In Central New York, snow has been falling steadily and is expected to accumulate overnight into Wednesday afternoon. Many counties are under travel bans where only emergency personnel and DOT crews should be on the road. Still a while to go before the snow wraps up! Below are some pictures from Syracuse, New York taken by myself this afternoon. As of 10 pm 14.9 inches had fallen in Syracuse!
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