Nor’easter Expected in New York; Heavy Snow Just Beyond New York City

CNN’s Indra Petersons reports that a nor’easter is expected to pour heavy rain or snow during the Thanksgiving holiday week.

New York City is under a Winter Weather Advisory, but areas north and west of New York City are under a Winter Storm Warning.

New York City Under a Winter Weather Advisory …
TODAY Rain and snow, becoming all snow after 5pm. Temperature falling to around 33 by 2pm. Wind chill values between 20 and 30. Breezy, with a north wind 14 to 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.

Tonight Rain and snow before 1am, then a slight chance of rain between 1am and 3am. Low around 32. Wind chill values between 20 and 25. Breezy, with a northwest wind 18 to 23 mph decreasing to 10 to 15 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 34 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

Thanksgiving Day A slight chance of rain and snow showers before 2pm, then a slight chance of rain showers between 2pm and 5pm, then a slight chance of rain and snow showers after 5pm. Cloudy, with a high near 40. Wind chill values between 25 and 35. Northwest wind 8 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

A storm will pound the East Coast, causing delays of up to six hours on the busiest travel period of the year.

Albany, NY Winter Storm Warning
TODAY Snow. The snow could be heavy at times. High near 38. North wind 10 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 4 to 8 inches possible.

Tonight Snow, mainly before 3am. The snow could be heavy at times. Low around 26. Northwest wind 7 to 16 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 7 inches possible.

Thanksgiving Day A chance of snow showers, mainly before 4pm. Cloudy, with a high near 36. Northwest wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

Scranton, Pennsylvania Winter Storm Warning
TODAY Snow. The snow could be heavy at times. High near 34. North wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total daytime snow accumulation of around 9 inches.

Tonight Snow, mainly before 1am. Low around 26. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of around 2 inches.

Thanksgiving Day A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 35. Northwest wind 3 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

Philadelphia, PA Winter Weather Advisory
TODAY Rain, snow, and sleet. Steady temperature around 36. Breezy, with a north wind around 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. Total daytime snow and sleet accumulation of less than one inch possible.

Tonight Rain and snow likely before 11pm, then a slight chance of rain between 11pm and midnight. Cloudy, with a low around 33. Breezy, with a northwest wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 6 to 11 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

Thanksgiving Day A slight chance of rain and snow showers before noon, then a slight chance of rain showers between noon and 5pm, then a slight chance of rain and snow showers after 5pm. Cloudy, with a high near 40. Northwest wind 6 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Indra Petersons, an American Meteorological Society Certified Broadcast Meteorologist, is a graduate from the University of Arizona with a Bachelor of Science degree in Atmospheric Physics in 2002, and a minor in business, math and physics.


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