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.

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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.

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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.

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

CBSNewYork Team