Weather service issues lake effect snow, wind chill warnings

Lake Effect Snow Warning
Lake Effect Snow Warning(MGN)
Published: Feb. 1, 2023 at 1:03 PM EST
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WATERTOWN, New York (WWNY) - A lake effect snow warning is in effect in Jefferson, Lewis and Oswego counties until 6 a.m. Thursday.

The National Weather Service says the greatest snowfall accumulation will be across south-central Jefferson, western Lewis, and far northern Oswego counties.

Additional snow accumulations of 5 to 10 inches are possible in the most persistent lake effect snow areas.

Dangerously cold wind chills are possible.

The NWS issued wind chill warnings for St. Lawrence, Jefferson and Lewis counties from 1 a.m. Friday to 1 p.m. Saturday.

Wind chills as low as 45 below zero are possible in the region.

For more information about the latest watches and warnings, click here.