Winter Weather Advisory issued for Madison, Morgan, Jackson counties

Thursday, 18 Feb, 2021

The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm watch for Bronx and Brooklyn from tomorrow morning until Friday at 4 p.m.

Gregorio says the snow will last throughout most of the day.

"Lingering show showers will be possible into Thursday, as this current winter storm exits the region".

"Travel could be hard", the alert says. The hazardous conditions could impact the morning or evening commutes", The National Weather Service wrote in its "Winter Storm Watch. Snow will develop after midnight, with periods of steady snow by early-morning Thursday. Ice accumulation of a tenth to one half of an inch.

Dozens of people across the United States have died from a spate of winter storms - and now the weather is threatening to pummel the mid-Atlantic and Northeast with snow and ice. The NWS anticipated freezing rain to fall with nighttime ice accumulation around 0.1 of an inch possible on Wednesday. Winds NE 10-15 miles per hour. Chance of precipitation near 100 percent.

The heaviest snow in the Northeast is expected from northern and central Pennsylvania through upstate NY and central and northern New England. Lows slip to the mid- to upper 20s. North winds 5 to 10 miles per hour. Chance of precipitation 40 percent. Sleet and freezing rain will gradually transition by mid-morning. Sunday's highs will be in lower 30s.

Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy. Lows around 30. Southeast winds 5 to 10 miles per hour. Chilly. Highs in the mid 30s. Winds are moderate from the northwest.

Friday Night: Partly cloudy. Cold with lows around 20.

Saturday has plenty of sun, but brisk north winds and highs no better than the low 30s make for shivery walks. Mild with highs in the upper 50s.