By Mark McIntyre, CBS2 Meteorologist/Weather Producer

Good Saturday morning! Best bet for early morning is to stay indoors if you can – it’s gonna be a nasty start! A winter storm will be moving through bringing snow, ice, and then rain to the area. Spots in NW NJ and the Catskills should get a 3-6″ snowfall with 1-3″ closer to NYC. Parts of LI could also get 3+ inches of snow.

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There will be sleet & ice mixing in before it completely changes to rain, and there is a chance that some ice could accumulate on the freezing ground and create hazardous travel conditions…so please take extra precaution if you have to be out on the roads at all.

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We’ll be done with the storm by around 1-2PM, and temps will actually slowly rise to a high of 45 late at night…before rising to near 60 Sunday afternoon!

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Stay tuned for the latest and stay warm & dry!