New Yorkers, brace yourselves. Don’t let the fall foliage deceive you this week, as we might be seeing the first signs of winter by Thursday.
Over the weekend it was reported that areas in NYC, New Jersey and Pennsylvania witnessed the first snow showers of the season, but more is expected to follow in the coming week.
Many areas in NJ, NYC and PA have reported their first flakes of the season today, with snow showers expected to continue for a few more hours. Have you seen your first flakes today? #njwx #nywx #pawx pic.twitter.com/ptzYDfS7Im
— New York Metro Weather (@nymetrowx) November 10, 2018
According to the New York Metro Weather report, heavy rainfall is expected tonight (Monday, November 12) into tomorrow morning, with an east coast storm developing later in the week. The storm is expected to bring the area “unusually cold air” and temperatures will quickly drop from the 50’s. As the report says: “It will become cold and blustery on Tuesday night, with overnight lows upper 20s over Interior valleys to mid 30s over NYC and urban areas. Northwest winds between 10-15 mph, will lead to wind chills in the mid to upper 20s.”
And that’s only the beginning! With temperatures in the low 30s on Wednesday night into Thursday, and a forecast that includes precipitation, NYC can expect to see snow showers on Thursday afternoon. According to the Weather Channel’s report, the forecast for Thursday is:
“Mostly cloudy early with periods of light rain and snow developing later in the day. High 37F. Winds ENE at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precip 90%. 1 to 3 inches of snow expected.”
ONE TO THREE INCHES! IN NOVEMBER! Move over autumn, winter has arrived.