Winter Storm Updates

February 7, 2018 | 3:15 pm EST

New Yorkers are urged to avoid unnecessary travel, as heavy snow and wintry mixes will blanket most of the state throughout the day.

Emergency Contact Information


What You Need to Know

  • Heavy snowfall is expected at times this afternoon with snowfall rates greater than an inch an hour possible as the system moves quickly across the state.
  • Poor visibility and hazardous travel conditions can be expected.
  • Snowfall totals range from 4 to 10 inches for most of the state, with some areas in the Mohawk Valley, North Country, Southern Tier, Central New York, Finger Lakes and Western New York possibly experiencing up to 12 inches. 
  • New York City, Long Island and the Mid-Hudson Region will experience a mixture of sleet and freezing rain. 
  • State emergency personnel, resources and equipment have been deployed to strategic staging areas across New York.  


  • All New Yorkers can obtain emergency information through NY-ALERT. To subscribe, visit or call toll-free 1-888-697-6972.
  • The Thruway Authority encourages motorists to download its mobile app which is available to download for free on iPhone and Android devices. 
  • For real-time updates, motorists can follow @ThruwayTraffic on Twitter.
  • Motorists are reminded to check 511NY by calling 511, or visiting before traveling. 



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