Updated expected storm totals were released from the National Weather Service this afternoon.
The hardest hit area is expected to be Schoharie County, where the winter storm warning is in effect from 7 a.m. Sunday through 7 a.m. Tuesday. Total accumulations are expected between 12 and 24 inches, with snow heaviest Sunday afternoon and evening and again Monday afternoon and evening.
The winter storm warning is still in effect from 7 a.m. Sunday through 12 a.m. Tuesday in Delaware and Otsego counties. Total snow accumulations of 13 to 18 inches are forecast with localized amounts up to 20 inches expected with a light glaze of ice.
Chenango County should be impacted the least, according to NWS reports. The winter storm warning will be in effect from 7 a.m. Sunday to 7 p.m. Monday. Heavy snow and mixed precipitation are expected. Total snow accumulations of 12 to 16 inches, with locally up to 20 inches, are expected. A light glaze of ice is also possible.
Snow is expected to overspread the area late Sunday morning, and continue through the daytime hours. The snow could mix with sleet at times in the afternoon in some locations. Snow heavy at times will be likely after midnight Sunday night, through the day Monday. There will be two periods of heavy snow, the first Sunday afternoon, then another round will occur later Sunday night into Monday, the NWS said. Snowfall rates up to 2 inches per hour are expected at times. Temperatures will hover in the mid 20s to lower 30.
Because of the impending winter storm, local colleges opened dorms early.
Monday classes have been canceled SUNY Delhi, SUNY Oneonta, and SUNY Cobleskill. Hartwick College said it will make a determination "in a timely manner."
The city of Oneonta has lifted parking restrictions in municipal lots. Vehicles must be parked off the streets after 2½ inches of snowfall.
The village of Milford has issued a snow emergency beginning at noon Sunday expiring at 5 p.m. Monday. No vehicles can be parked on village streets or be blocking sidewalks during this time.
The Get Woke series snowing of "Fast Color" at SUNY Delhi has been postponed. A new date has not been set.
The Horned Dorset Inn's final dinner concert of the 2019 season has been postponed to Sunday, Dec. 8.
We will post further updates as they are made available.