Ithaca, N.Y. — The Winter Storm Warning — and its injunction against travel — has been lifted for the Ithaca area, according to the National Weather Service.

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That means the worst of the storm is over, though we suspect some of the roads remain difficult to drive on safely. At some points, the snow was falling at up to two inches per hour, according to

Total snowfall tallies across the region range from 6 to 12 inches, WHCU reported. We’ll mostly get snow showers after 5 p.m., according to the National Weather Service.

The reprieve from snow, however, will come with a major drawback: The cold. A wind chill advisory has been issued, and wind chill values as low as -12 degrees are expected.

There are no reports of major accidents locally today, according to the Tompkins County 911 Dispatch Center.

From the NWS on the coming cold:

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Jeff Stein

Jeff Stein is the founder and former editor of the Ithaca Voice.