NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — New York City’s Department of Sanitation has issued a snow alert for Tuesday as wintry weather is set to move in across the Tri-State area.

The snow alert begins at 8 a.m. Tuesday, meaning the city will have its snow fighting equipment ready.

There will be a little bit of mixing Tuesday with snow north and west of the city. By late Tuesday into Wednesday, several inches of snow is possible north and west.

A snow shower may be lingering in the morning Wednesday before the clouds give way to sun with a high of 36.

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