A major winter transition begins Sunday with a cold front that is expected to bring strong winds and colder temperatures.
Temperatures begin to fall Sunday afternoon, and by tomorrow morning wind chills could be in the teens for most of New York City'suburbs. Light snow is expected Monday afternoon and into the night, though no significant accumulation is likely.
A wind advisory is in effect for Sullivan, Ulster, and Dutchess counties Sunday, with gusts up to 55 mph. Expect heavy wind gusts throughout the tri-state area.
Next week, for the first time in two years the area could see a cold snap of three or more days with temperatures only reaching into the 20s.
For Monday's inauguration ceremonies in Washington D.C. expect a few flurries, with temperatures in the mid to upper 30s.
Below are your forecasts through next Friday.
TODAY: Partly cloudy, windy and mild early, temps drop by late afternoon.
TONIGHT: Partly cloudy and much colder.
LOW: 26 (Teens N&W)
MONDAY: Much colder, PM/evening snow showers possible.
TUESDAY: Windy and frigid.
WEDNESDAY: Sunny, breezy and frigid.
THURSDAY: Partly cloudy and frigid.
FRIDAY: Chance of snow/rain.