By Mark McIntyre
CBS2 Meteorologist/Weather Producer
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Happy Monday, folks!READ MORE: Gov. Lamont Lifts Most COVID Capacity Limits In Connecticut, But Maintains Mask Mandate
The first day back to work and school for most since before Thanksgiving is off to a messy and wintry start. Areas south and east of the city will continue to see rain, while points north and west will see snow and ice, making for miserable conditions for the morning commute. So please take it nice and slow.READ MORE: 'Isolation Kills, Too': New Jersey Families Beg Governor To Loosen Long-Term Care Facility Visitation Restrictions
Rain will change back to snow during the morning and may fall heavy at times. The most significant accumulation is still expected to be well north and west over the Catskills, but several slushy inches are possible within the five boroughs. As a result, the evening commute figures to be more difficult than the morning, so make sure to leave extra time to deal with messy roads.
The snow will finally exit the area early Tuesday morning, but don’t expect temperatures to get out of the 30s.MORE NEWS: COVID Vaccine In New York: Yankee Stadium Vaccination Site Now Open 24 Hours
Stay tuned to CBS2 for the latest on this storm.