Lake effect snow warnings have been issued for the counties of Jefferson, Lewis, and St. Lawrence.

The warning for Lewis County is in effect starting at 7 p.m. on Wednesday and lasts until 4 a.m. on Saturday.

The NWS predicts snow over the Tug Hill plateau late on Wednesday through early on Thursday .

Through Thursday, there will be 8 to 14 inches of snowfall.

The snow bands are then anticipated to move to Lewis County's far north on Thursday night and into Friday night.

Patchy blowing snow will be caused by winds gusting as high as 35 mph.

Jefferson County is under a lake effect snow warning from Friday at 1 a.m. to Sunday at 1 p.m.

Where the snow is the most persistent, anywhere between 1 and 3 feet could fall.

Southwest St. Lawrence County will be under a warning from 4 a.m. on Friday to 7 a.m. on Sunday.

The NWS predicts total accumulations of 6 to 10 inches to the north and south of Route 68 of 10 to 20 inches. Around 7 a.m., the snowfall is anticipated to be the heaviest. Saturday at 7 a.m. Saturday.

From 7 p.m., a lake-effect warning for Oswego County and northern Oneida County will be in. Wednesday until 4:00 a.m. Friday. There could be 8 to 16 inches of snow there.