First Big Storm Of Winter Drops Foot On County

First Big Storm Of Winter

Drops Foot On County

The Leatherstocking Corp.'s Justin Romero snow-blows the sidewalk at Chestnut and Delaware a few minutes ago.  (Jim Kevlin/allotsego.com)
The Leatherstocking Corp.’s Justin Romero snow-blows the sidewalk at Chestnut and Delaware a few minutes ago. (Jim Kevlin/allotsego.com)
Verginia Cepurnia finishes shoveling the sidewalk in front of 5 Railroad Ave.
Verginia Cepurnia finishes shoveling the sidewalk in front of 5 Railroad Ave.

Seven inches of fluffy snow fell on Otsego County overnight, the first substantial snowstorm of the 2014-15 season.

The National Weather Service is reporting about another half-foot of snow will fall into this evening in Oneonta and Cooperstown, with temperatures holding at 10 degrees.

By 9 p.m., the snow is supposed to taper off, with temperatures dropping to -4, and winds pushing the chill factor to -13.