TOMPKINS COUNTY, N.Y. — Areas of Tompkins County may see up to six inches of snow by Wednesday, according to a winter weather advisory issued by the National Weather Service.

The advisory covers Seneca, Tompkins and Cortland counties and is in effect until 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 28. It says total snow accumulation may be between three and six inches. The main impact will be for road conditions in the evening.

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The NWS says snow will continue through Tuesday afternoon with heavier snow expected Tuesday night and Wednesday morning. Snow intensities will be less than half an inch per hour during the afternoon and up to one inch per hour at night and Wednesday morning. The snow will taper off Wednesday afternoon.

Travelers should be wary of slippery road conditions, “especially over the higher terrain and during the nighttime hours,” the NWS said in the advisory.

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