Winter weather advisory issued for parts of Rochester region. What to expect

Rochester's SnowTrax system allows residents to track the city's snow plows during the winter months.

The National Weather Service in Buffalo has issued a winter weather advisory for portions of the Rochester region with significant snowfall possible in some areas.

The advisory covers northern Wayne, Cayuga and Oswego counties and will be in effect from 9 p.m. Monday to 4 p.m. Tuesday.

How much snow will fall in Rochester NY region?

About 4-7 inches of snow are expected in the areas under the winter weather advisory, which may impact travel and the morning commute on Tuesday. Snow is expected to fall in narrow bands, leading to rapidly changing road conditions.

Snowfall totals in Rochester NY

Snowfall this winter season in Rochester and upstate New York has been lower compared to previous years. During the 2021-22 season, the region received approximately 87 inches of snow, below the average of 100 inches per year. This season, the Rochester area has only received about 20 inches of snow since the beginning of November.

This article originally appeared on Rochester Democrat and Chronicle: Rochester NY Weather: Winter advisory issued for parts of region