Photo courtesy 810 & 103.1 WGY's Read Shepherd

Some of the busiest people in the area Thursday - the guys getting the plows ready to go out and hit the roads.

Governor Cuomo says that's a good thing too, since snow plow crews are already having trouble keeping up with the pace of the snowfall.  


Cuomo earlier activated the State Emergency Operations Center and declared a state of emergency for the mid-Hudson Valley, New York City and Long Island.

Loading salt from the NYSDOT maintenance area off Exit 5 of the Northway