Speed Limits Lowerd In Preparation For Whiteouts

Syracuse, N.Y - The speed limit on the NYS Thruway, I-81, and other major roads has been lowered to 45 mph in anticipation of snow squalls tonigth

Gov Cuomos says "These snow squalls will hit fast and furiously and I am urging the public to avoid any unnecessary travel this afternoon and evening," State response team will be working ahead of the storm to clear the roads and respond to any potential emergencies."

The limit has been lowered on I-90, I-86, I-81, I-84, I-88 and Rt. 17, and additional New York State Police will be deployed to assist in storm response.

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