Winter Weather Advisory
Spring certainly has come in like a lion.
It may technically be spring, but yet another snowstorm was expected to hit Monday, prompting a winter weather advisory for New York City, Long Island and much of New Jersey.
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.
By 6 p.m. Friday, however, the storm had moved mostly out to the Atlantic Ocean, leaving behind some significant snow totals for parts of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut.
After several hours of flurries, the region was seeing heavy snowfall in some areas Thursday night. In Westchester County, plows were hitting the streets. Along the Jersey Shore, streets were inundated with rising waters.
A winter weather advisory is in effect from 6 p.m. Wednesday until 6 p.m. Thursday for parts of Conn., northeastern New Jersey, New York City and western and central Long Island.
Snow was blowing into the Tri-State Area Wednesday evening – and could dump up to 3 inches in some areas.
A mix of sleet and freezing rain caused slick road conditions and delays at area airports on Monday evening, and the hazard was expected to continue overnight in many areas.
A winter weather advisory is in effect for parts of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut until 4 p.m.
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.
A blast of winter was pounding the Tri-State Area this Saturday, and up to 6 inches of snow were expected to fall in some areas, although some regions were seeing only rain in the afternoon.
Sanitation workers are loading up 365 salt spreaders, attaching plows, and preparing tire chains.
AThe accident happened on Route 32 and occurred when ice forced a vehicle traveling northbound to spin out and strike a car in the southbound lane.
The first flakes started falling in New York City about 2:30 a.m. By around noon, nearly three inches had fallen on the Upper West Side, around two inches in the Bronx and about an inch and a half in Central Park.
The Tri-State is getting a taste of winter with a mix of precipitation falling in some areas overnight and more snow set to hit the region Friday night into Saturday