A strong area of low-pressure will develop off the eastern seaboard and track north towards New York City Monday night and Tuesday. As a result, New York City is at risk for a major winter storm with 10-14 inches of snow (possibly more) and near-blizzard conditions from Monday night through Late Tuesday night/early Wednesday morning. Snowfall rates of 1-2 inches per hour are expected but could increase to 3-4 inches per hour if intense snow bands develop over the city. Ice accretion and significant coastal flooding are not expected with this system.
10-14 inches of snow (worst case scenario close to two feet)
Snow flurries are expected to begin Monday Morning
Snowfall rates increase Monday Night and early Tuesday Morning
Snowfall rates of 1-2 inches per hour, higher if snow bands set-up.
Visibility of ¼ mile or less during the storm during period of higher winds
No ice accumulation expected
Today: 41/26 Wind chill values between 25 and 35
Tomorrow: 26/26 Wind chill values between 10 and 15
Today: NW 11-15 MPH
Tonight: NE 9-13 MPH
Tomorrow: NE 15-20 MPH, Gusts 24 MPH possibly higher
Tuesday: North 20-24 MPH, Gusts 29 MPH possibly higher
(YWN Desk – NYC)