Above: Radar shows a band of nasty winter weather heading for the Catskills on Tuesday afternoon, Jan. 12. Image via NWS Binghamton.
Snow squalls, lake effect snow, high winds and general weather nastiness are forecast for portions of the Catskills this afternoon, Tuesday, Jan. 12, and into tonight and early tomorrow, Wednesday, Jan. 13.
Three to six inches of lake effect snow may fall in the Schoharie Valley between 7 p.m. tonight and 7 a.m. tomorrow, according to the National Weather Service in Albany.
Wind gusts up to 50 miles per hour may hit through the Catskills region between 1 a.m. and 5 a.m. tomorrow, according to NWS Albany.
Snow squalls bearing gusty winds and up to an inch of snow may appear throughout the entire Catskills region tonight, NWS Albany reports.
Clearly, it's not a great night for travelling. We're already getting reports of crashes and overturned vehicles on Route 28 in Ulster County. Are you seeing crashes and trouble out there? Let us know. Email us or comment on this story.