NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A nor’easter was bearing down on the Tri-State Area late Monday, and was set to blow in and bring heavy rain just in time for the Tuesday morning rush.NYC 'Strongly Recommends' Masks In Public Indoor Spaces, As Omicron Variant Reaches North America
Conditions were cold and windy but dry Monday evening. Overnight, a light to moderate rain was expected to overtake the area.
As 1010 WINS reported, Tuesday was expected to be a very stormy, windy, and rainy day for the New York area.
It was not expected to be a big snowfall event, CBS2’s Lonnie Quinn explained. But snow is expected in some areas north and west.
Wind gusts could hit 55 mph, and may threaten trees around the Tri-State area.
The New York City Office of Emergency Management has issued a travel advisory for Tuesday through Wednesday and has has activated its flash flood plan in anticipation of the storm.