A winter weather advisory has been issued for upstate ny, according to the National Weather service, which means "periods of snow, sleet or freezing rain will cause travel difficulties".
There you have it - the weekend weather forecast isn't pleasant, and you might want to prepare for the worst.
There is the potential for a significant ice storm in some areas with freezing rain amounts in excess of 20mm.
- McMaster University and Mohawk College are both closed Saturday because of the freezing rain warning for the region.
Environment Canada is warning that Guelph and the surrounding area could be in for an "historic ice storm" this weekend.
"Ice accretion may be considerably less in areas very close to Lake Ontario as temperatures there may actually remain very close to the freezing mark", the warning reads.
Environment Canada predicted that Southern Ontario would get some freezing rain yesterday morning but that the real action was set for this weekend. Widespread flooding, power outages and unsafe road conditions are in the future for Southern and Eastern Ontario due to both the freezing rain and strong winds.
A slow-moving storm system, now in southeastern Nebraska, is expected to bring a variety of wintry weather to MI through Monday.
The combination of heavy freezing rain and strong winds could bring down power lines and tree limbs around the area. Travel will become treacherous to almost impossible at times between Saturday night and early Sunday.
Finally, especially Sunday into Monday morning, about 1 to 3 inches of snow is possible for southern Wisconsin.