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One-Two Punch: Weekend Snow Storm Coming to Our Area, 5-9 Inches of Snow Expected

Report by Paula Antolini, March 2, 2019, 6:50AM EDT

The National Weather Service has issued a WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY THAT REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EST TODAY … WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH MONDAY MORNING… This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for southern Connecticut, northeastern New Jersey and southeastern New York.

* WHAT…Snow today with additional snow accumulations of 2 to 4 inches. Moderate snow Sunday afternoon into Monday morning with snow accumulations of 5 to 8 inches possible.

* WHERE…Portions of northeastern New Jersey, most of southern Connecticut and portions of southeastern New York.

* WHEN…For the Winter Weather Advisory, until noon EST today.

For the Winter Storm Watch, from Sunday afternoon through Monday morning:

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Travel could be very difficult. The hazardous conditions could impact the morning commute.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS… A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means periods of snow will cause primarily travel difficulties. Expect snow covered roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving.

A Winter Storm Watch means there is potential for significant snow, sleet or ice accumulations that may impact travel. Continue to monitor the latest forecasts.

Check local Department of Transportation information services for the latest road conditions.

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Detailed Forecast:

Today

Snow likely, mainly before 9am. Cloudy, with a high near 36. Wind chill values between 20 and 30. North wind 5 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

Tonight

Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26. Light and variable wind.

Sunday

A 40 percent chance of rain after 1pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near 38. Wind chill values between 20 and 30. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the morning.

Sunday Night

Snow. Low around 29. Wind chill values between 20 and 25. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 5 to 9 inches possible.

Monday

Snow likely before 7am. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 37. Northwest wind 10 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

Monday Night

Partly cloudy, with a low around 15.

Tuesday

Sunny, with a high near 28.

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