WATERTOWN — Gov. Kathleen C. Hochul announced a state of emergency Thursday for upstate and Western New York, preceding the winter storm expected to arrive Friday and stay through Sunday.

The governor’s office urged residents to avoid “unnecessary travel” throughout the duration of the storm. The Thruway Authority has banned all travel on Interstate 90 from Exit 46 in Rochester to Exit 61 in Ripley, on the western border of the state.

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