A winter storm warning is in effect until 6 p.m. Wednesday for all of Nassau and Suffolk Counties. Snow is expected to fall through the morning before changing to a wintry mix of sleet and freezing rain.
Up to 8 inches of snow may fall in some outlying areas as a winter storm pushes into the Tri-State Area beginning Monday afternoon.
A warmup is in the forecast for the week to come, but the Tri-State Area will have to suffer through some more miserable weather first.
CBS 2’s Lonnie Quinn reported areas north of Interstate 84 could see 3 to 5 inches of snow and maybe even a little more. The north New York metro area can expect 1 to 3 inches.
In Sparta Township, the steady spring snowfall meant several more inches of snow on grassy surfaces and driveways. This snow system brought about nine inches there.
The New York City Office of Emergency Management said dangerous conditions will be present through Wednesday evening’s rush hour.
Many area residents took extra precautions Tuesday night and stayed off the roads, but those who did venture out saw a glimpse of what’s expected to come in time for the Wednesday morning commute.
To try and stay ahead of what will no doubt be a nasty winter mix, state officials were activating the emergency operations center to coordinate the snow response.
The New York City Office of Emergency Management has issued a Hazardous Travel Advisory in advance of the two-part storm that will begin to hit the tri-state area in the pre-dawn hours on Tuesday.
Two storm systems will combine and head our way early Tuesday bringing snow, sleet and freezing rain that threaten to leave the roads icy for Wednesday morning’s commute.
It’s beginning to sound really old: The New York City area is getting snow again.
Another storm bore down on the Tri-State area on Wednesday, bringing groans and the potential for as much as a foot of new snow to areas already buried by a winter that is on track to be the worst in years.
New Jersey has already capped out its $20 million snow budget and New York City blew through its $38 million budget before the first of the year, but snow removal has to get done somehow.
The Tri-State is getting a reprieve from Monday’s brutal cold, but we’re also getting a preview of Wednesday’s wintry weather.
On The Garden State Parkway, reduced visibility because of the snow, coupled with icy patches made for slower going early.