Ice Ice Maybe: Freezing Rain, Sleet, Classic Rain Headed To NYC Monday Night


Upstate New York is bracing for more serious snowfall on Tuesday, however New York Metropolis, Lengthy Island, and elements of New Jersey might even see some freezing rain on Monday evening.

Except for some scattered patches, town is not anticipated to see any actual precipitation till round 7 p.m. Temperatures are at present round 35 levels Fahrenheit, and in the event that they drop, we may see sufficient freezing rain to make roads and sidewalks dicey. Ice accumulations may attain as much as 1/tenth of an inch, in accordance with a launch from the governor’s workplace.

“Even a bit of bit goes a great distance by way of making harmful situations,” stated Faye Morrone, a meteorologist for the Nationwide Climate Service in New York, who added that there could possibly be some sleet blended in with the freezing rain.

The Sanitation Division tweeted that they’re able to deploy salt spreaders to icy areas, and Con Ed has requested clients to report any outages.

New York Metropolis’s winter climate advisory lasts till 5 a.m. on Tuesday, by which era the freezing rain will doubtless have switched to traditional, depressing winter rain.

“The larger issues are extra west of town, locations like Orange County, New York, and Passaic County, New Jersey,” Morrone stated, including that these areas may see vital quantities of freezing rain and wintery precipitation.

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