Syracuse Mayor Ben Walsh and leadership of the City’s Public Works, Fire, Police, and Parks departments addressed preparations for the winter storm approaching this weekend. The City issued a “Snow Safety Alert,” a safety advisory for city residents to abide by parking and sidewalk requirements.
The Onondaga County Sheriff’s Office, DOT & EM provided a winter storm briefing, County Executive, Ryan McMahon, “This is going to be a lot of snow followed by bitter cold. We are asking folks to check in on their neighbors, get there errands done tonight or tomorrow morning and just be smart and safe.”
The immediate Syracuse area is expecting 11-17 inches of snow according to The National Weather Service. Snowfall that measures in feet, may impact some areas.
For a complete listing of weather watches, warnings, advisories and latest forecasts, visit the National Weather Service website.