Snow will probably flip to rain throughout Sunday night’s winter storm, as temperatures rise above freezing, in response to a meteorologist.
Tri-state space residents can anticipate “an inch or two of slushy snow, then rain,” AccuWeather senior meteorologist John Gresiak mentioned in an interview.
“They’ll be some snow coming in Sunday night, in all probability round 9 or 10 o’clock. However it should in a short time within the metropolis and different coastal areas change to rain,” he mentioned.
The New York metro space received’t see the type of accumulation anticipated in western New York. Buffalo and Rochester are 12-18 inches.
Late Sunday evening and Monday morning the metro space will probably see “heavy rains” and winds of 30-40 miles per hour, out of the east, he mentioned. Gusts might attain 59 mph.
That would result in coastal flooding, he mentioned — of which the Nationwide Climate Service has warned for town, Westchester, and components of New Jersey.
That rain is predicted to “taper off” Monday, with some snow flurries, however probably no accumulation, Gresiak added.
The weatherman has one tip for owners, as Monday evening will probably see a return to sub-freezing temperatures: “For those who’ve acquired any slush laying round and also you need to do away with it, do it Monday.”