UncleGY says "The first major snow storm of 2019 is on its way this coming weekend (January 19th and 20th) and with it comes some very cold weather. Before we tackle the cold we'll have to take care of the snow, which could be more than a foot in some areas of the Capital Region.
A Winter Storm Watch is currently in effect from Saturday Afternoon through Sunday Evening. What does it mean?"
According to WGY it means forecasts of more than 9 inches Other Sources are saying could get as much as 24 inches in some areas so prepare for the weekend and get your stuff done before Sat afternoon.
Reports Thursday night were saying that the heaviest snow could come from 10pm Sat night through 10am Sunday Morning at close to 2 inches per hour