The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Watch for New York City ahead of 6 to 12 inches of snow arriving Thursday.
It starts off cold Wednesday with temperatures in the 20s and RealFeels in the teens in the morning. The high will reach 32 by afternoon. Clouds increase in the evening before the snow arrives from the southwest overnight.
A Winter Storm Watch is in effect for the potential of 6 or more inches of snowfall over the entire area beginning tomorrow AM. There is still uncertainty in the location of greatest amounts and the extent of mixing along the coast so stay tuned to the forecast! #NYwx #NJwx #CTwx pic.twitter.com/uGPvX9FZG1
— NWS New York NY (@NWSNewYorkNY) February 17, 2021
Snow will overspread the area Thursday and continue into Friday for much of the Tri-State area. The heaviest snow will fall late Thursday AM into PM. Periods of snow will continue into Friday.
The winter storm forecast will be redefined in the next 24 hours, with respect to timing, precipitation & accumulation amounts.
Nassau’s crews are busy gearing up for our 5th significant snow event of the season.
A slow moving storm is expected to begin early Thursday morning & last throughout the day & continue to mid-day Friday, mixing with rain and sleet at times. A total of 4-9 inches is expected. pic.twitter.com/SMWA2Ddzyn
— Laura Curran (@NassauExecutive) February 17, 2021
More info to follow.