NYC winter storm: Several inches of snow possible for region
NEW YORK - A winter storm brought the Big Apple its first inch of snow of the season.
Winter Storm Timing
The snow began to fall Monday around 8 p.m. in North Jersey, and changed over to rain in New York City as the overnight hours progressed.
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The snow will still hang around for the morning commute, but is expected to exit the area Tuesday afternoon.
Warnings and Advisories
- The NYC Department of Sanitation has issued a Snow Alert running from 4 p.m. Monday through 9 a.m. on Tuesday.
- A winter storm warning is in effect Monday from 5 p.m. until Tuesday at 1 p.m. in Morris and Sussex counties.
- A winter storm warning is in effect Monday from 6 p.m. until Tuesday at 7 p.m. in Sullivan County.
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- A winter storm warning is in effect Monday from 6 p.m. until Tuesday at 1 p.m. in northern Westchester, Orange, Putnam, Rockland, eastern Passaic, western Bergen and western Passaic counties.
- A winter storm warning is in effect Monday from 7 p.m. until Tuesday at 7 p.m. in eastern and western Ulster counties.
- A winter weather advisory is in effect Monday from 7 p.m. until Tuesday at 10 a.m. for other portions of southern Connecticut, northeast New Jersey and southeast New York.
A number of winter storm warnings and winter weather advisories are in effect for several regions of the tri-state area.
How much snow to expect?
- Areas in North Jersey, New York City and Long Island could see 1–3 inches of snow.
- Just north of New York City could see 2–5 inches of snow.
- Areas north of that could see 5–7+ inches of now.
Snowfall forecast for the tri-state area.
Officials say this will likely result in hazardous travel conditions and snow-covered roads for the Monday evening and Tuesday morning commute.