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Pummeling snowstorm has CNY wishing for spring

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CNY/NNY/S. Tier: Pummeling snowstorm has CNY wishing for spring
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CORTLAND, N.Y. -- Although the shorts and T-shirts are out in the stores, today's weather certainly does not have people thinking spring.

People across the region pulled out their winter boots, hats and gloves for what most would consider just another day in February.

The snowfall is beginning to slow in the Cortland area, but not before the city saw about 10 inches on the ground.

Today has people hoping for an early spring and improved weather conditions.

"It's pretty brutal. I'm ready for some better weather," said Cortland resident Matthew Carle. "It's been a pretty good winter."

Elsewhere in the region:


  • Utica has declared a snow emergency will go into effect at 10 p.m. tonight. All vehicles parked on city roads must be promptly removed to facilitate safe passage for snow removal and emergency services.

  • City of Binghamton advises residents that there will be no garbage or recycling pick-up today. Residents may leave their garbage and recycling at the curb and it will be picked up as soon as possible.

  • In response to reports received of worsening road conditions, particularly outside of the Ithaca, all city facilities are closed. In addition, tonight's Common Council meeting will be rescheduled.

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