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Snow predicted

Snow, Freezing Rain Expected Across County

Snow, Freezing Rain

Expected Across County

City employee Walt Speenburgh, Oneonta, clears snow outside of the firehouse as the winter storm descends. (Ian Austin/AllOTSEGO.com)
As of 10 a.m., the snow was already begin to pile up, and drivers wary of the predicted ice put their windshield wipers up. (Jim Kevlin/AllOTSEGO.com)

Nine inches of snow and a tenth of an inch of ice could fall across the county this afternoon as a Winter Storm Warning is in effect until 7 a.m. tomorrow morning.

In Cooperstown, DPW Supervisor Mitch Hotaling said that a “snow emergency” is in effect, meaning that cars cannot park on village streets after noon. The Doubleday Lot, however, is open. Similarly, in Milford, Mayor Brian Pokorny has also suspended parking on village streets as of noon.

In Oneonta, parking regulations in the municipal garage will be lifted at 8 p.m. Cars cannot be parked on city streets after snowfall of more than 2 1/2 inches, and homeowners are asked to shovel their sidewalks and around fire hydrants.

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