HEADLINES

White Christmas Expected for Connecticut & Westchester

Wintry Mix of Snow, Sleet and Freezing Rain Expected to Begin Tonight 

There is a Winter Weather Advisory for Southern Connecticut and southeast New York

 The National Weather Services has issued the following winter weather warnings and advisories:

Late Christmas Eve through Christmas morning- Wintry Weather 
  • A quick moving low pressure system is expected to bring a mix of snow, freezing rain and ice to interior portions of northeastern New Jersey, the Lower Hudson Valley, and southern Connecticut. An inch to two of snow and a few hundredths of ice can be expected. A winter weather advisory is in effect.
  • For the NYC metro and Long Island, mainly rain is expected. 
  • Precipitation tapers off Monday morning.
See the full Probabilistic Snowfall Forecast information at: https://www.weather.gov/okx/winter

Christmas Day - Strong Winds 

  • West/Northwest winds 25 to 35 mph with gusts of 40 to 50 mph likely Monday morning through afternoon. Winds slowly subside Monday night.
  • Strong winds may blow down tree limbs and power lines, cause scattered power outages, and damage Christmas decorations. 
Mid to Late week - Deep Freeze  
  • High temperatures Wednesday through Friday will remain below freezing, with overnight lows in the teens and single digits. These conditions may continue into early next week.
  • The prolonged cold weather would increase potential for frozen/burst pipes, space heating related mishaps, and other cold weather impacts.

Stay tuned to your latest NWS forecasts:  http://www.weather.gov/okx

 

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