Snow ends by afternoon; heavier round coming Monday evening

Snow ends by afternoon; heavier round coming Monday evening

Kerry Wise
February 7, 2018

The Winter Weather Advisory will be in effect from 9 p.m. Tuesday night, Feb. 6, until noon Wednesday, Feb. 7.

The highest elevations in New Jersey and the Hudson Valley may get over 5 inches of snow, but it may get mixed with some sleet and freezing rain by late Wednesday afternoon and evening. But the new precipitation isn't expected to accumulate much, perhaps only at around a tenth of an inch. Southwest wind 7 to 10 miles per hour becoming northwest after midnight. They, however, hedge their bets, coming in at a 92 percent chance of precipitation as of their forecasts midday Monday.

Chances for snow are 100 percent. Northwest wind 5 to 7 miles per hour.

Snowfall overnight is expected continue throughout the day Wednesday, creating unsafe driving conditions, said weather service organizations. Overnight, temperatures are expected to go down to 30 with clouds on the increase.

Danielsen said accumulation not exceeding 1 inch is possible.

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More snow and rain are possible Friday.

Heading into Tuesday, 69.8 inches of snow has fallen at the Buffalo Niagara International Airport.

Weather Late Today and This evening.More winter weather will push into the area late this afternoon into tonight.

Both departments pre-treated road surfaces while congestion was still relatively light so motorists can take advantage of better traction as they head home from work in the snow.

Thursday: Partly sunny, with a high near 59. "It will remain very cold through the upcoming week, and additional wind chill headlines will likely be needed". Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. It is expected to be mostly cloudy, with a high near 41. Temperatures will be in the 30s and will drop into the low 20s and teens in some parts of the state.