ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — The snow is falling and the plows will be out out in full force.

The City of Rochester provides an interactive map that shows where the plows are heading and how long residents can expect for their neighborhood to get service.

Weather resources:

All-season tires vs. snow tires: Tested on ice

As temperatures drop, many head to the auto shop to pick up snow tires, but we wanted to know if they are worth it. 

The News 8 car has all season tires that have been used all summer. We decided to put those to the test against winter tires at the Bill Gray’s Iceplex. 

Four cones were set up diagonally for a small course to drive around and after three runs the average time was 30.1 seconds. A braking test was also done to see how far the car slid on ice.  READ MORE