Winter Weather Advisory
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
One of the worst hit spots was in the Kingsbridge section of the Bronx where a seven car pileup created a busy night for emergency workers at West 228th Street.
New York and New Jersey were gearing up for wintry weather into Thursday. However, heavy rain was the real story.
Snow started falling late Saturday morning in parts of the Tri-state area, including in New York City and New Jersey as part of a storm that could dump anywhere from a dusting to up to 10 inches of snow throughout the region.
It’s the calm before the storm for parts of the Tri-State, once again. A low pressure system developing in the Gulf will travel along the Atlantic coast and arrive over our area by early Saturday morning.
It’s been a rough day for commuters Thursday following latest winter storm. Here are some helpful links and information so you can know the conditions before you hit the roads.
New York City’s Office of Emergency Management issued a Hazardous Travel Advisory due to a forecasted snow storm that will cause dangerous travel conditions for the Friday morning rush hour.
A winter weather advisory was issued Thursday night through 8 a.m. Friday for northeastern New Jersey, the Lower Hudson Valley and New York City.
The National Weather Service issued a winter weather advisory until 9 a.m. Wednesday for interior sections of northeast New Jersey, the lower Hudson Valley and southern Connecticut.
After a Christmas weekend blizzard dumped 20 inches of snow on New York City, Mayor Michael Bloomberg was criticized for the slow cleanup. This time his Department of Sanitation says it has salt spreaders ready.
Winter Storm Watches and Winter Weather Advisories were in effect for much of the Tri-State Area as wet, wintry weather heads our way.