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Tuesday will be warm, windy and rainy, but that changes overnight as lake effect snow gets ready to kick in.
There's a winter storm watch for Jefferson and Lewis counties starting at 7 a.m. Wednesday. That lasts through Friday morning.
In the meantime, highs on Tuesday will be in the mid-50s. Temperatures drop overnight.
The lake effect snow is expected to start up Wednesday morning. Visibility could be poor at times and roads could be snow-covered and slippery.
Snow continues Thursday and into Friday.
Places hardest hit by the snow could see somewhere between 10 to 18 inches throughout the period. Snow is expected mainly in central and southern Jefferson County and northern Lewis County.
Places outside the lake effect bands could see little or now snow.
Highs will be in the upper 30s on Wednesday, in the mid-30s on Thursday, and in the low- to mid-30s on Friday.
Snow showers will continue off and on Saturday, Sunday and Monday. Highs will be in the low-30s all three days.
Watch the video for Beth Hall's forecast.