The Tri-State may be nearly a week into spring, but winter is not leaving anytime soon.
The first day of spring may be here, but the Tri-State is still shivering. Freezing temperatures are blanketing much of the area and a wintry mix of rain and snow is expected Sunday overnight into Monday.
As the Tri-State preps for the Supermoon, residents can also prep for the first day of spring.
Tri-State residents have a breezy day in store for their Saturday as temperatures hover in the low 50s for most of the day.
The temperatures dropped overnight to below freezing and will stay in the 30s all of Saturday.
CBS 2 Meteorologist Elyse Finch said the storm will bring 2 to 4 inches of snow to New York City and 3 to 6 inches of snow north and west of the city.
Temperatures will continue to rise on Sunday as the Tri-State preps for a mild week.
The Tri-State will get something on Sunday it hasn’t gotten in quite some time: sunshine.
The active winter continues as a high pressure system brings another arctic chill into the Tri-State after a slow snow melt on Sunday morning.
A frigid arctic wind is keeping temperatures anywhere from below 0 to single digits and into the teens as the Tri-State bundles up for the cold.
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.
Saturday started with warm temperatures not seen all week, and those temps are expected to stay throughout the weekend, CBS 2’s John Marshall reports.
The National Weather Service on Monday issued a high surf advisory all along the New Jersey and New York coastlines.
Swimming has not been banned at any New Jersey beaches, but yellow flags have been posted at many sites to warn swimmers about the conditions.
The National Weather Service said swells kicked up by the storm were expected to build as the weekend progressed, and they could continue through Monday.