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Governor Cuomo declares state of emergency for parts of western New York

Created: 01/06/2014 7:26 PM WHEC.com

Governor Andrew Cuomo declared a state of emergency as a major winter storm has moved from the midwest into western New York and the Tug Hill Plateau region of the state.

The State of Emergency covers the following counties: Allegany, Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Erie, Genesee, Jefferson, Lewis, Livingston, Monroe, Oneida, Orleans, Oswego, Wayne and Wyoming. 

Earlier Monday, the Governor announced that parts of the New York State Thruway in Western New York will be closed due to extreme winter weather conditions.



Severe Thunderstorm Warning

NY AREAS AFFECTED: Cayuga; Onondaga
Expires: 7/31/2014 7:30 AM

Rochester

Broken Clouds
60°
75° | 58°
  • Feels like: 60° F
  • Wind: SSW 6mph
  • Humidity: 93%
  • Fri More sun than clouds
    83° | 59°
  • Sat Scattered thunderstorms
    82° | 60°
  • Sun A few thunderstorms possible
    81° | 63°
  • Mon A few clouds
    83° | 63°