Winter Storm Warning for area beginning at 10 p.m.

Staff Writer
The Chronicle Express

The National Weather Service in Binghamton has issued a winter storm warning for heavy snow, which is in effect from 10 p.m. this evening to 7 p.m. EST Wednesday over the Twin Tiers of Southern New York and Northern Pennsylvania, the Western Catskills and portions of the Finger Lakes Region, including Yates County.

The service says there could be accumulations of 10 to 14 inches of snow.

Steady snow will overspread the region later this evening, generally between 10 p.m. and midnight. The heaviest snowfall should occur wed morning.generally between 3

and 11 a.m., when snowfall rates could reach 1 to 2 inches per hour at times. Snow should begin to taper off by later Wednesday afternoon.

Temperatures will be in the lower 20s and the winds will be northeast 5 to 10 mph.

The early morning commute to work and school on Wednesday is likely to be significantly impacted.

A winter storm warning means significant amounts of snow, sleet and ice are expected or occurring. Strong winds are also possible. This will make travel very hazardous or impossible.

Please report snowfall and/or ice amounts to the National Weather Service by calling toll 1-877-633-6772.or by email at bgm.stormreport@noaa.gov.