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The monster storm that's been affecting a good portion of the United States is upon us and is changing. The National Weather Service has taken down its Winter Storm Warning and now posted an Ice Warning for Westchester County.
The storm started as snow earlier today, forcing the closure of schools and businesses. Many areas are currently seeing sleet, freezing rain and rain now and that is expected to continue through Wednesday afternoon.
Snow weary residents across Westchester are dealing with another winter storm, the 7th of the season. Dozens of schools throughout Westchester were closed as a result of the storm. Others were open and had an early dismissal.
Many roadways were difficult to navigate as cleanup crews scrambled to treat them.
The forecast is calling for snow this morning, then freezing rain and sleet this afternoon. Snow and sleet accumulation of 3-5" with some additional ice accumulation. Highs around 28.
Westchester is once again gearing up for more messy winter weather.
The National Weather Service has posted a Winter Storm Watch from Tuesday morning through Wednesday evening.
Forecasters say snow is expected to move in either overnight or tomorrow morning.
Snow, heavy at times tomorrow. with 2-4 inches of snow possible.
Precipitation is expected to change over to snow, sleet and freezing rain Tuesday night into Wednesday with significant icing predicted.
Turns out the snow was good for something after all!
State troopers say the snowy weather over the past couple of days was instrumental in helping them make a couple of DWI arrests in Westchester.
State Police in Somers say the snow was the likely cause of two motor vehicle incidents. One, occurred around 9:30 p.m. Wednesday night when cops found a car off the road in a snow bank on State Route 100 in the Town of Somers. The driver, police say, 65 year old Otto Leitner of Somers, was arrested after they determined he had a blood alcohol level of .18%.
Westchester is gearing up for another round of hazardous weather.
The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Watch for late tonight thorugh late Tuesday night.
Snow is expected to move in on the overnight dropping anywhere from 1-3" of accumulation before it changes to sleet and freezing rain, adding an additional layer on top of the snow. Temperatures will start off below the freezing mark then gradually inch their way up, resulting in mixed precipitation.
Westchester County is bracing for another round of snow. A Winter Storm Watch has been posted by the National weather service from Friday morning through late Friday night.
Forecasters say light snow is expected to develop early Friday morning, picking up in intensity into late Friday morning through the evening.
Total accumulation of 2-4 inches is possible.
Friday night, snow is expected, mainly before 3 a.m. and a lo around 21. An additional 3-5 inches of snowfall is possible.
The National Weather Service says a major winter storm is heading toward our way and could dump up to a foot or more of the white stuff when all is said and done.
A winter storm warning has been posted from 6 a.m. Sunday until 6 p.m. Monday.
Moderate to heavy snow is expected to begin Sunday morning and will be heavy at times Sunday afternoon with strong gusty winds of 40-45 mph and drifting snow, causing possible white-out conditions.
Accumulations of between 8 and 12 " of snow are expected, with more along coastal areas of Westchester County.
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