Mild, Foggy Sunday To Give Way To Colder Monday

Sun, Jan. 2 weather

Sunday, Jan. 2 weather (Credit: Accuweather)

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Temperatures continued to rise to above average on Sunday but won’t stick around much longer.

Tri-State Area residents will be able to get by without the heavy coats at temps hit the 40s and 50s throughout the area.

New York City will see a high of 49 degrees and a low of 42—both above average.

A dense fog advisory is in effect on a mild and damp day, bringing visibility down to less than a mile in many parts.

The cold will arrive overnight as lower temps will come from the Midwest, dropping temps below freezing on Monday and into the week. Clear skies and a light breeze will bring a low of 29 overnight.

…DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM EST THIS MORNING…

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN UPTON HAS ISSUED A DENSE FOG ADVISORY…WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM EST THIS MORNING.

* LOCATIONS…NORTHEAST NEW JERSEY…NEW YORK CITY…LONG ISLAND AND SOUTHERN CONNECTICUT

* VISIBILITIES…1/4 MILE OR LESS

* TIMING…THROUGH MID MORNING

* IMPACTS…USE EXTREME CAUTION AND LOW BEAM HEADLIGHTS WHEN DRIVING THIS MORNING

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A DENSE FOG ADVISORY MEANS VISIBILITIES WILL FREQUENTLY BE REDUCED TO ONE QUARTER MILE OR LESS. IF DRIVING…SLOW DOWN…USE YOUR LOW BEAM HEADLIGHTS…AND LEAVE PLENTY OF DISTANCE AHEAD OF YOU IN CASE A SUDDEN STOP IS NEEDED.