Winter weather advisory issued for CNY; weather service cautions freezing drizzle

    Syracuse, N.Y. — The National Weather Service on Monday issued a winter weather advisory for Central New York, with freezing drizzle, ice accumulations and light snow.

    The advisory for northern Oneida, Onondaga, Madison, Cortland, Chenango and Otsego counties began at 10:15 p.m. Monday and will stay in effect until 1 a.m. Tuesday, according to the weather service.

    The service warns drivers of slippery road conditions, especially on untreated surfaces and at higher elevations. Areas of freezing drizzle will change to light snow after midnight, as stated in the winter advisory.

    Cities impacted include Boonville, Syracuse, Hamilton, Oneida, Rome, Utica, Cortland, Norwich, and Oneonta, according to the service.

    The service says drivers should slow down and use caution while traveling.

    Up to date road conditions for your area will be available by calling 511.

    Staff writer Darian Stevenson covers breaking news, crime and public safety. Have a tip, a story idea, a question or a comment? You can reach her at [email protected]

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