NEW YORK STATE (November 25, 2014) – This is an ACTUAL DRIVING ADVISORIES ALERT…
Issued By: NYS – Division of Homeland Security & Emergency Services
Affected Jurisdictions: New York
Heavy snow is expected between Wednesday morning and Thursday. Travel early, use caution and check 5-1-1 for updates.
The National Weather Service has issued Winter Weather Advisories and Warnings in and around New York State, with heavy and drifting snow predicted to move south to north beginning early Wednesday and ending Thanksgiving morning on Thursday. At this time, predicated snowfall amounts vary from 4 to 16 inches throughout the Mohawk and Hudson Valleys, including 6 to 10 inches in the Capital District. The New York City Area is currently under a Winter Weather Advisory and could see 3 to 5 inches of accumulation.
Effective Wednesday at 7:00am long tandems are banned from I-87 NYC to Albany Exit 24 and on I-90 from Albany exit 24 to Westmoreland Exit 32 due to winter weather conditions. Visit http://www.thruway.ny.gov ("http://www.thruway.ny.gov") for updates.
Also effective Wednesday at 7 a.m., all commercial vehicles including large trucks, tractors, tractor trailers and buses will not be permitted along the entire stretch of I-84 from the Pennsylvania state line to the Connecticut state line.
Before leaving, call 5-1-1 for the latest transportation information. Or visit http://www.511ny.org/("http://www.511ny.org") .