Pair Of Snow Systems To Impact Tri-State This Weekend

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) —  Two snow systems are expected to move into the area Thursday night into Saturday afternoon.

The first system, which will arrive late Thursday into early Friday morning will leave about a dusting to 1/2 inch of snow.  CBS 2 meteorologist Vanessa Murdock said the Friday morning commute should not be significantly impacted.

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Friday will see temperatures in the 30’s and plenty of sun.  However, snow will begin to develop Friday night with accumulation coming in the early morning hours of Saturday.

Saturday will see measurable snow totals ranging from about 1 to 3 inches in New York City and as much as 3 to 6 inches north and west of I-287.  The snowfall should wrap up around 4 p.m. Saturday.

Forecasters say roads could be slippery and drivers should be careful.

Last winter, the Tri-State Area had almost 32 inches of snow to deal with through January 19.  However, so far this winter we’ve had just 2.9 inches.

Ahead of that, the New York City Department of Sanitation has issued a snow alert. That means sanitation workers will start getting ready for any snow that hits the city by loading salt spreaders and preparing tire chains on sanitation vehicles.

Are you ready for the snow?  Share your thoughts in the comments section below…

  • toria


  • J.g

    OOOHHH!!! forget all that crap!!! ANYBODY- get the name of the Captain of that big a** boat! I need a driver this weekend for my boat!!!:):) NOW’ thats a train wreck worth talking about!!!!!! He left the boat–just like these guys that are running around trying to get our votes!!SO’ thay too can run this place more into the ground!!! no thats funny–not really!! but’ you dont laph you might just cry!!!peace!!

  • Drdarby

    No mj we just blame them for blaitent curruption and stupidity

  • EJ

    Ha…. we WANT snow! Just NOT ObamaCare….

  • Cece

    This is, of course, Obama and the liberals fault.

  • Bob

    Christie and Bloomberg will blame the teachers!

    • Drdarby

      No Bob but it is the teachers fault for making you a weakminded idiot, unable to think for yourself and parroting union and Democrat lies. I bet you think you leg is wet from rain

      • TRR

        Typical rightwinger, resorting to name calling because you are unable to offer any sort of compelling idea or argument

  • mj

    i’m just sittin here waiting for someone to blame obama and liberals for this. i sjouldn’t have to wait too long i’m sure

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