The precipitation will begin to fall during the Friday evening commute, starting at around 5 p.m. as rain.
Then, overnight, snow will move into the area, bringing a coating up of to an inch to the New York City metro area, with accumulations mainly on grassy and elevated surfaces.
The Lower Hudson Valley, southwest Connecticut and interior northeastern New Jersey should see 2 to 5 inches of snow, with some localities seeing up to 6 inches.
Parts of North Jersey will see mainly snow by Saturday around 7 a.m.
Rain and snow possible for parts of the New York City region.
The system will move out to sea by Saturday afternoon. Windy conditions are expected for the rest of the day.
Warnings and Advisories
- A winter storm warning is in effect from Friday at 2 p.m. until Saturday at 9 a.m. for portions of eastern Pennsylvania.
- A winter weather advisory is in effect until Saturday at 10 a.m. for portions of northern New Jersey, southern New York and western Connecticut.
A winter weather advisory is in effect for portions of northern New Jersey, southern New York and western Connecticut.
How much snow to expect?
- Areas in northern and northwest New Jersey could see 2–5 inches of snow.
- New York City and Long Island could see up to 2 inches of snow.
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- Central areas and parts of South Jersey could also see up to 2 inches of snow.
- Extreme South Jersey shouldn't see any snow at all.
Areas in North Jersey could see up to 5 inches of snow, while New York City could see up to 2 inches.