Lake effect snow into the evening

Tuesday noon weather
Published: Jan. 24, 2023 at 6:16 AM EST
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WATERTOWN, New York (WWNY) - Lake effect snow has become organized and is focused on the Tug Hill region.

There’s a winter weather advisory for Jefferson, Lewis, and Oswego counties until 7 p.m. today.

Areas hardest hit could get from 3 to 6 inches. It will be windy, with gusts up to 33 to 35 mph. Highs will be in the mid-30s, but the wind will make it feel as if it’s in the 20s.

Lake effect snow will end overnight. Lows will be in the mid- to upper teens.

Wednesday morning will be mostly dry, but snow will move in during the afternoon and stay into Thursday evening.

That’s why there’s a winter storm watch from 1 p.m. Wednesday until 7 p.m. on Thursday for Jefferson, Lewis, and St. Lawrence counties and much of the Adirondacks.

Snow could accumulate from 6 to 9 inches, with the possibility of mixed precipitation at times.

Highs will be in the low 30s on Wednesday and Thursday.

It will be partly sunny with a 30% chance of snow on Friday. Highs will be in the mid-20s.

There’s a 70% chance of snow on Saturday. Highs will be in the mid-30s.

There’s a 50% chance of snow on Sunday and Monday. Highs those two days will be in the mid- to upper 20s.