Today was a nice departure from the snowy finish we had to our weekend. Up to 7 inches fell on the east end of Long Island and portions of Connecticut.
As the storm begins to hit the region around noon Sunday, precipitation will mostly be in the form of rain with a wintry mix north of New York City.
Even though the snow we’re getting (possibly it’s over you as you read this) is not a whole lot, it’s still very dangerous when temps have been this cold.
A rough morning commute was expected on Thursday, as waves of pouring rain were expected to move in.
The snowstorm is hardly a blizzard. But it has prompted a winter weather advisory for most of the entire Tri-State Area between 5 a.m. and 4 p.m. Tuesday.
There is no light at the end of the tunnel for Long Island Rail Road commuters — at least until Friday at the earliest.
Long Island Rail Road riders are urged to plan alternate routes to and from work until Wednesday as crews work to fix damage caused by a derailed Amtrak train beneath the East River.