18 February, 2018
Forecasters said the area is only in for 2 to 5 inches of snow Saturday night, and issued a winter weather advisory instead for northeastern Suffolk County.
There were warnings that the snow is expected to heavier and wetter because of the warmer temperatures which could lead to branches coming down on power lines.
"Plan on hard travel conditions", the weather service said in a statement.
Temperatures are expected to rise into the 40s on Sunday afternoon and the snow will begin to melt. Although the accompanying brisk wind will help to evaporate some of the rain puddles, icy spots are still possible (even likely) for Saturday morning.
A stronger system arrives Saturday with more rain and mountain snow. Between a tenth and quarter-inch of rain is possible.
A weekend snowstorm is on the way and promises to blanket the region with up to 6 inches of snow. Little or no ice accumulation expected.
Saturday night: Rain, snow and freezing rain, possibly mixed with sleet before 3 a.m., then a slight chance of snow between 3 and 4 a.m.More news: Maxwell powers Australia to victory
Overall on Sunday we will gain about a half an inch to an inch of snowfall.
Travel conditions Saturday night could be hazardous with reduced visibility at times and slippery roadways.
Holly has issued a winter weather advisory for Central New Jersey and Bucks County. Winds could gust over 40 miles per hour in some spots at the coast and near water along the Sound with wind gusts in the 30-40 miles per hour range elsewhere.
Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 42.
Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 43.
Pockets of freezing rain may stubbornly hold in place in parts of the Shenandoah Valley and Appalachian foothills of Virginia and West Virginia, as well as parts of the Ozarks early in the day.