Weather Alerts for Oswego County

Issued by the National Weather Service

Winter Storm Warning  WINTER STORM WARNING   Winter Storm Warning
OSWEGO COUNTY

Areas Affected:
Jefferson - Lewis - Oswego
Effective: Sat, 1/18 1:00pm Updated: Fri, 1/17 3:18pm Urgency: Expected
Expires: Mon, 1/20 1:00am Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM SATURDAY TO 1 AM EST
MONDAY...
* WHAT...Heavy snow and blowing snow expected. Total snow
accumulations of 7 to 10 inches at lower elevations, and 12 to
18 inches on the Tug Hill Plateau. Winds gusting as high as 45
mph producing blowing and drifting snow.
* WHERE...The Eastern Lake Ontario Region. The greatest
accumulations will focus on the Tug Hill Plateau.
* WHEN...From 1 PM Saturday to 1 AM EST Monday.
* IMPACTS...Travel will be very difficult with poor visibility and
deep snow cover on roads. Gusty winds could bring down tree
branches and result in isolated power outages.

Information:
Widespread accumulating snow will create dangerous travel
conditions.
Submit snow reports through our website or social media.

Lakeshore Flood Watch  LAKESHORE FLOOD WATCH   Lakeshore Flood Watch
OSWEGO COUNTY

Areas Affected:
Jefferson - Oswego
Effective: Sun, 1/19 4:00am Updated: Fri, 1/17 3:18pm Urgency: Future
Expires: Sun, 1/19 6:00pm Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Possible

 
Details:
...LAKESHORE FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE SATURDAY
NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...
* WHAT...Lakeshore flooding possible.
* WHERE...Lake Ontario shore of Oswego and Jefferson counties.
* WHEN...From late Saturday night through Sunday afternoon.
* IMPACTS...The combination of high water levels and high waves
may result in lakeshore flooding along the immediate Lake
Ontario shore, especially in bays, inlets, and other low lying
areas along the shore. Significant shoreline erosion may occur.

Information:
If travel is required, allow extra time as some roads may be
closed. Do not drive around barricades or through water of
unknown depth. Take the necessary actions to protect flood-prone
property.