Weather Alert For Tri-State Area: Snow Expected On Friday Morning

Weather Alert For Tri-State Area: Snow Expected On Friday Morning

Weather Alert For Tri-State Area: Snow Expected On Friday Morning

The warning is in effect for Long Island east of the William Floyd Parkway from 10 p.m. Thursday until 4 p.m. Friday.

The main threat from the storms will be a potential for large hail, the weather service said. Snow will develop after midnight.

Saturday will begin with freezing temperatures, mainly in the upper 20s to lower 30s.

The higher snowfall totals will most likely be on elevated surfaces and grassy areas.

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Looking ahead, a second round of snow that was being eyed for Saturday night into Sunday is now forecast to pass well south of the Lehigh Valley, Johnson said. Remember, this is a preliminary forecast, and will be updated with time.

Highs for the day will likely strike about midnight and fall as the day continues, Meola said. A north northeast wind of 10 to 16 miles per hour may gust as high as 24 miles per hour. The high will be near 34, with an east wind of 8 to 13 miles per hour.

But as a cold front from moves through Thursday afternoon, isolated severe storms could pop up along the southern edge of the Kansas City metro area.

Whatever happens, it'll be starkly different from Thursday's sunny, warm weather - and a departure from this time previous year when Central Park broke a record on March 10, 2016, with a high of 79 degrees. Southwest wind 8 to 14 miles per hour. North wind 5 to 8 miles per hour.

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A low of 31 degrees is expected tonight, with a chance of rain between 9 p.m. Thursday and 2 a.m. Friday, eventually turning into snow. Chance of precipitation is 90%. There's now an 80-percent chance of precipitation.

Monday, the high will be near 60 with mostly cloudy skies. It'll feel a lot like spring Wednesday, but don't get too used to the warmup according to forecasters - there's a chance of snow in the coming days. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Monday: A chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 48.

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