Blizzard! Worst part of the storm tonight into tomorrow morning! Expect 18-24 inches!


Very light snow has begun in the area, temperatures have fallen to the teens, there is a dusting of accumulation, winds are out of the northeast around 10 mph.

During the day today we will generally have just light snow with 1-3 inches of accumulation expected.

By this evening the nor’easter will rapidly intensify and snow will become very heavy at times that will continue into Tuesday morning, winds will increase from the northeast to 40 mph which will cause blizzard conditions, there is even a chance of thunder and lightning, expect an average of 18-24 inches of snow by Tuesday noontime, less to the west of the Clifton area where “only” a foot will fall, some area under intense banding may have over two feet of snow.

The storm will gradually weaken Tuesday afternoon with snow tapering off in the afternoon and ending Tuesday evening.

Sunshine returns for Wednesday with cold temperatures

A much weaker storm is likely to affect the area Thursday afternoon into Friday morning with another 1-3 inches possible.

Dry and cold for the weekend.

Frigid most of next week so the snow will stay on the ground maybe till March.

 

THE FORECAST:

TODAY – Light snow, accumulations of 1-3 inches, high in the upper 20s.

TONIGHT – Snow, heavy at times with a chance of thunderstorms, very windy with blizzard conditions, accumulations 8-12 inches by daybreak.

TUESDAY – Snow, heavy at times with a chance of thunderstorms in the morning, very windy with blizzard conditions, snow tapering off in the afternoon and ending in the evening, additional accumulations of 8-12 inches expected.

WEDNESDAY – Mostly sunny, high near 30.

THURSDAY – Increasing cloudiness with snow likely in the afternoon and at night, high near 30.

FRIDAY – Chance of light snow in the morning then becoming partly sunny, high in the mid 30s.

SATURDAY – Mostly sunny, high in the mid 20s.

SUNDAY – Partly sunny, high in the upper 20.

 

MARINE FORECAST:  Storm warning in effect till 6pm on Tuesday for north winds gusting to 55 knots, seas 11-16 feet.

OUTLOOK – Gale warnings Tuesday night, small craft advisory on Wednesday, no advisories Wednesday night and Thursday with small craft advisories possible on Friday.

 

Everyone please stay safe and try to have a good day!

 

 

 

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