Governor Warns Of 2 Feet Of Snow Due To Nor’Easter In New York State
Another day, another snowstorm in New York State. Starting today, a Nor'easter is threatening to dump more than 2 feet of snow on parts of New York State. Governor Kathy Hochul is warning residents to prepare for a 'long duration snow event.' Governor Hochul said,
New Yorkers should prepare now for a weather system set to bring significant snowfall to the eastern parts of the state, particularly for areas along the Hudson River and around the Capital Region. I have directed state agencies to prepare emergency response assets and be ready to assist local governments if needed. Anyone in regions that will be impacted by the storm should prepare for two or three days of snowfall and hazardous travel conditions.
Governor Kathy Hochulis urging New Yorkers to prepare for a significant snowstorm which is forecast hit the eastern regions of the state starting today, Monday, March 13, 2023. The Nor'easter is expected to continue through tomorrow night. Multiple regions of New York State will be impacted.
Central New York
The Capital Region, Central New York, Mid-Hudson, Mohawk Valley, and North Country Regions could get up to 18 inches of snow. Higher elevations in the Capital and Mid-Hudson regions could receive more than two feet of snow. The Western New York and Finger Lakes regions could get more than a half a foot of snow. Snow will start out light this morning and become heavier Monday afternoon through Tuesday night. The snow is expected to be wet and heavy. It will be accompanied by winds of up to 45 miles per hour on Tuesday.
More Money Is Available For New Yorkers Who Need Emergency Heat Help
With winter weather and snowstorms back-to-back for many parts of the state, you might be in a bind due to a high heating bill. If you are unable to pay your heating bill, there is more emergency money available. Governor Kathy Hochul announced that residents who are at risk of having their heating services cut off can get assistance from New York State.Get more details on Emergency heating money here