In NYC a strong winter storm has been alerted, it is been suspected to dump nearly 10 inches of snow on the city Long Island, and northern NJ has a powerful snowstorm. The warning takes effect at 1 a.m. The storm is expected to drop heavy, wet snow all across the tri-state area, with the National Weather Service saying that 6 to 10 inches of snowfall is likely in the NYC metro area, with a reasonable worst-case scenario of 10-12 inches.

In response, NYC Emergency Management has issued a travel advisory from Monday night through Tuesday. Schools have announced closings throughout the region, including New York City Public Schools, which will move to remote learning on Tuesday.

Here’s everything you need to know about Tuesday’s winter storm:

Winter storm warning: 1 a.m. Tuesday through 6 p.m. Tuesday for interior NE New Jersey, Lower Hudson Valley, and southern Connecticut.
Winter storm watch: 4 a.m. Tuesday through 6 p.m. Tuesday for New York City, Long Island and parts of NE New Jersey.


Monday evening
Temperatures will be warm enough on Monday that the storm will likely begin as rain across the area, But as the system continues to advance to the northeast and eventually move off the East Coast, it will begin to pull in the colder air from the north and Canada, which will change the precipitation over to snow.
The storm itself, and the placement and the movement and the track is still a bit of a question as far as how it moves.

Tuesday morning
By the pre-dawn hours of Tuesday, widespread snow is expected across portions of New York, making the morning commute for people heading to work quite tricky and dangerous.

“It really dumps out the snow during the commute for you tomorrow, so it’s the Tuesday morning, trying to get around thing that’s going to be difficult, if not impossible. This heavy snow does come together.
Snow could fall at rates of 1-3 inches per hour.

Other schools across the region will likely be closed as the potential nor’easter begins to ramp up.

Tuesday afternoon
Snow will continue throughout the day Tuesday and will likely begin to pull away from the region during the evening commute.

Totals: How much snow will NYC see?
NYC and areas on Long Island could see 6 to 10+ inches, with locally higher amounts possible. Snowfall rates of 1 to 2+ inches per hour are possible. “One way or another, if it’s not snow, it’s going to be rain, which will be heavy at times. FOR MORE INFORMATION CLICK

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *