Winter Storm Stella Keeps Pounding the Twin Tiers
The National Weather Service continues the Winter Storm Warning for the Southern Tier, Central New York and parts of the Northern Tier of Pennsylvania. Areas east, including Delaware County has had a Blizzard Warning reduced to a Winter Weather Advisory.
A number of businesses, schools and government buildings are closed. It's best to call ahead.
New York State and Broome County have issued States of Emergency and banned all unnecessary travel.
B.C. Transit buses continue to be delayed until further notice. Workers for the transportation service was told that critical staff still had to report at the normal time.
The storm was expected to sock New York City and coastal areas but moved further to the west and New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said the Southern Tier was the hardest hit.
Broome County Executive Jason Garnar said the Governor quickly moved on shifting personnel and equipment from downstate to the Southern Tier.