Weather Alerts for New York (Manhattan) County

Issued by the National Weather Service

Winter Storm Watch  WINTER STORM WATCH   Winter Storm Watch
NEW YORK (MANHATTAN) COUNTY

Areas Affected:
Bronx - Kings (Brooklyn) - New York (Manhattan) - Northern Nassau - Northern Queens - Northwest Suffolk - Richmond (Staten Is.) - Southern Nassau - Southern Queens - Southern Westchester
Effective: Sat, 1/19 12:00pm Updated: Thu, 1/17 4:45pm Urgency: Future
Expires: Sun, 1/20 6:00pm Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Possible

 
Details:
...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
SUNDAY AFTERNOON...
* WHAT...Heavy mixed precipitation possible. Total snow and sleet
accumulations of 3 to 6 inches and ice accumulations of up to
one tenth of an inch possible.
* WHERE...Portions of northeast New Jersey, southern Connecticut
and southeast New York.
* WHEN...From Saturday afternoon through Sunday afternoon.
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Travel could be very difficult at any point
during the storm. Rapidly falling temperatures Sunday afternoon
into the evening could cause any standing water to quickly
freeze over. Strong wind gusts Sunday afternoon into the night
could bring down tree limbs and power lines.

Information:
A Winter Storm Watch means there is potential for significant
snow, sleet or ice accumulations that may impact travel. Continue
to monitor the latest forecasts.

Special Weather Statement  SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT   Special Weather Statement
NEW YORK (MANHATTAN) COUNTY

Areas Affected:
Bronx - Kings (Brooklyn) - New York (Manhattan) - Northeast Suffolk - Northern Nassau - Northern Queens - Northern Westchester - Northwest Suffolk - Orange - Putnam - Richmond (Staten Is.) - Rockland - Southeast Suffolk - Southern Nassau - Southern Queens - Southern Westchester - Southwest Suffolk
Effective: Sat, 1/19 4:00pm Updated: Thu, 1/17 4:45pm Urgency: Expected
Expires: Fri, 1/18 4:45am Severity: Minor Certainty: Observed

 
Details:
...Light Snow Expected Across The Tri-State Tonight...
A weak area of low pressure will move across the region tonight,
resulting in a light snowfall across the tri-state area. Snow is
expected to overspread the region around midnight and continue
through the early morning hours, ending during the morning
commute, except east of NYC, where light snow may continue into
the mid morning hours. On average, snowfall amounts will range
between an inch and two inches.
Motorists should be prepared for the possibility of slippery
roads and use caution while driving.