The Tri State Area’s first day of spring will feel much more like the last few months of winter. The NYC Office of Emergency Management has issued a travel advisory, warning of an incoming low pressure system that will bring snow and rain Friday morning, with accumulations as high as 6 inches.
The New York City Office of Emergency Management today issued a travel advisory for Friday March 20, 2015. The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory from 6 AM Friday through 2 AM Saturday, March 21, 2015. Snow will begin Friday morning and will continue throughout the day.
The snow will begin to intensify in the afternoon with the heaviest snow expected to fall during the Friday evening rush. The snow will taper off late Friday evening.
A total of 4 to 6 inches of snow accumulation is expected with this event. Temperatures will remain unseasonably low during this period. High temperatures on Friday are expected to be near 36 degrees, with wind chill values between 25 and 30 degrees.
Low temperatures Friday night are expected to be around 28 degrees. Temperatures Saturday will increase to around 46 degrees. New Yorkers are asked to exercise caution and be prepared for limited visibility and slippery conditions when traveling.