By CBSNewYork Team

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Snow began falling mid-Tuesday morning in parts of the Tri-State Area, and a wintry mix of sleet and rain could cause problems on the roads throughout the evening.

A light mixed precipitation was falling around 5 p.m., CBS2’s Lonnie Quinn reported.

READ MORE: Third Former Aide Accuses Gov. Andrew Cuomo Of Inappropriate Behavior

As temperatures drop overnight, there is concern about wet road conditions freezing.

A winter weather advisory stays in effect for most of the area until midnight.

It has expired for Middlesex and Mercer counties.


READ MORE: Long Island Rail Road Service Cuts To Take Effect Monday

As CBS2’s Vanessa Murdock reported, temperatures will impact which areas see the most snowfall.

New York City and its northern suburbs are expected to get anywhere from 1 to 3 inches of accumulation. Areas farther north could get 3 to 6.

South of the city will likely see a dusting.

The sleet and rain may linger overnight, but temperatures are expected to return to normal Wednesday.

MORE NEWS: 10-Year-Old Boy Found Dead In Harlem, Police Investigating

CBS2’s Vanessa Murdock and Lonnie Quinn contributed to this report.

CBSNewYork Team