Snow Expected to Skip NYC Tonight, But Hit South Jersey

By Janice Huff
|  Monday, Feb 21, 2011  |  Updated 7:45 PM EDT
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The city should be spared tonight, but Central and South Jersey can expect more snow.

A second wave of low pressure is headed for the area tonight, but it will most likely slide south of the city, giving central and southern New Jersey another 2 to 4 inches later tonight.

A winter weather advisories for slippery roads has been posted until Tuesday morning for Ocean County, New Jersey. The heaviest snow will fall hit Philadelphia and parts south. Atlantic City can expect 3-5 inches of snow.

This morning's snowstorm was the ninth of its kind to blow through the tri-state area this active winter. Central park recorded 3.2 inches of snow today, bringing the season total to 60.9 inch, which is 43.6 inches above season average. Most spots received 3 to 6 inches, with as much as 8 inches across Northern New Jersey, Connecticut, and the Hudson Valley.
 
Skies will clear over the region tomorrow, but frigid temperatures, with wind chills in the teens and 20s will persist through Tuesday night.

The weather should gradually warm up by Thursday, back to the 40s, which will be the trend through the weekend. Skies will be mostly sunny, except for some rain on Thursday.

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