Forecasters are calling for heavy, wet snow to fall across the Catskills late this evening and overnight, moving from south to north.
Accumulations could reach 5 to 10 inches in western Greene and Ulster Counties, according to a winter storm warning issued by the National Weather Service in Albany:
Maximum Snowfall Rates...An Inch Per Hour...Mainly Late Tonight Through Wednesday Morning. * Timing...Snow Arrives After Midnight. Snow Possibly Heavy At Times...Mixing With Or Changing To Rain In Some Areas By Wednesday Afternoon...Then Changing Back To All Snow Wednesday Night. * Ice Accumulations...A Minor Coating Of Ice Is Possible Over Western Greene And Western Ulster Counties.
Delaware and Sullivan Counties are also under a winter weather advisory. The NWS in Binghamton is calling for a mix of snow, sleet, rain and freezing rain, beginning at around 7pm, and yielding 4 to 7 inches of snow accumulation overnight before shifting over to rain.
In a forecast on the storm posted this morning, Hudson Valley Weather predicted heavy snowfall in high-elevation areas:
This will be a significant snowfall for the higher terrain. Areas above 1500 feet will likely see a 5-10"+ snowfall. This makes parts of Sullivan,Delaware,Western Ulster and Western Greene the bullseye. You local elevations can be found on google. For the hill towns that range from 500-1400 feet in elevation 3-6 is likely.