Posted 44 minutes ago – National Weather Service
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Heavy snow, strong winds and very cold wind chills expected tonight into Friday afternoon.
Winter Storm Warning now in effect until 1 pm EST Friday.
  • Locations: New York City, Northeast New Jersey and Southern Westchester County.
  • Hazard types: snow and blowing snow.
  • Accumulations: snow accumulation of 5 to 9 inches.
  • Winds: north 15 to 25 mph with occasional gusts up to 35 mph.
  • Wind chills, zero to 10 below zero late tonight and Friday.
  • Visibilities: one quarter mile or less at times.
  • Temperatures: falling through the 20s tonight and into the teens late tonight into Friday.
  • Timing: occasional light snow, becoming a steady wind driven heavy snowfall tonight into Friday morning.
  • Impacts: heavy snowfall, and blowing and drifting of powdery snow tonight into Friday will create dangerous travel conditions and could impact Snow Plowing operations. Wind chills below zero could lead to frostbite or hypothermia for anyone exposed to the cold.

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A Winter Storm Warning means severe winter weather conditions are expected or occurring. Significant amounts of snow are forecast that will make travel dangerous. Only Travel in an emergency. If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food. And Water in your vehicle in case of an emergency.