Freezing Rain Arrives In Parts Of North CountryPosted: Updated:
Freezing rain has arrived in parts of the north country and there are winter weather advisories to go along with it.
An advisory for Jefferson and Lewis counties is in effect until 4 a.m. Thursday.
As advisory for St. Lawrence County starts at 4 p.m. Wednesday and ends at 10 a.m. on Thursday.
Precipitation could start as snow and sleet and then change to freezing rain.
The National Weather Service now says ice could accumulate anywhere from two tenths to four tenths of an inch. Accumulations of snow and sleet will likely be less than an inch.
There could be enough ice to weigh down tree branches and power lines, possibly causing outages.
The ice could make roads slick and driving difficult.
The NWS has also issued a high wind watch for Jefferson County from late Thursday night through Friday afternoon.
Winds are expected to be out of the southwest with speeds of 30 to 40 miles per hour and gusts up to 60 miles per hours.