With last weekend’s major snowstorm, NYC may be hit with even more snow—but mostly ice—starting tonight and through Friday.
According to the National Weather Service, precipitation levels tonight will amount anywhere between a half and three quarters of an inch. By Friday afternoon, freezing rain and sleet is expected to hit NYC with wind chill values between 20 and 30.
Rain will transition to a wintry mix consisting of mostly sleet and freezing rain from northwest to southeast late tonight. Total snow accumulations of up to 1 inch and ice accumulations of up to .20 inches are expected. Go to https://t.co/wTqdsoEiL9 for the full forecast. pic.twitter.com/3G95irznxy
— NWS New York NY (@NWSNewYorkNY) February 3, 2022
Ice accumulations are expected to reach up to .20 inches, which according to Storm Team 4 NY, could result in possible power outages.
— Storm Team 4 NY (@StormTeam4NY) February 3, 2022
Though a Winter Weather Advisory is in effect this afternoon for northern NJ, CT, and parts of the Hudson Valley, NYC is expected to steer clear of another major storm.
However, New Yorkers should be cautious of black ice and slippery conditions, warns Bronx News 12.
Stay tuned as more forecast updates are expected to come later in the day.