On Tuesday morning, a winter storm with significant snow, freezing rain, and strong winds is expected to move into our area.
The National Weather Service is calling for 5 to 8 inches of snow in the areas covered by the Winter Storm Watch. Snow will move in from the southwest late Monday night to northeast Pennsylvania and central NY.
The statement said a mix of snow and ice pellets should touch down overnight on Monday.
Total snowfall and ice pellet amounts of five to 15 centimetres are possible, along with ice buildup from freezing rain, said the release.
Afternoon highs will reach the low 40s for everyone.
Sunday night: Cloudy with snow possible after midnight, mainly from NYC and points south.
There could be periods of heavy snow during this period, creating low visibility and slippery conditions for the afternoon/evening commute on Tuesday. Wind gusts up to 30 miles per hour. Snow will taper off to flurries on Wednesday.
Valentine's Day on Thursday, Feb. 14 will be mostly sunny with a high around 40.
Friday: Rain and snow likely. Besides Wednesday and later next weekend, highs will be staying in the 40s and 50s with a few brief shots of colder air.
According to the forecast for Kansas City, there is a 100 percent chance of snow after 3 a.m. Sunday with temperatures in the mid 20s.