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Bitter Cold Subsides But Rain Arrives Ahead of Mild Weather

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    Forecast for Tuesday, January 10

    Chris Cimino's weather forecast for Tuesday, January 10. (Published Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017)

    What to Know

    • The tri-state area will face brutal wind chills through the day

    • A light wintry mix will change over to rain Tuesday night into Wednesday morning

    • We're in store for another temperature shift, with the mercury expected to soar to the 50s by mid-week

    Temperatures were expected to warm slightly Wednesday after days of brutally frigid weather. 

    Storm Team 4 says another system approaching the tri-state will touch down on Tuesday. Highs will reach the upper 30s by the afternoon -- relatively comfortable compared to the near-zero wind chills reported over the weekend and on Monday. 

    Though most of the day will be dry, some showers will be possible before the end of the evening commute. A light wintry mix or snow is possible before a complete switch to rain Tuesday night into Wednesday morning, according to Storm Team 4. Snow will stay in chillier areas further inland. 

    Temperatures will do a complete 180 on Wednesday as milder air moves in along with rain -- highs are forecast to surge into the 50s. It will be windy at times throughout the day as the storm rolls through. 

    The work week will end on a high note with temperatures hovering around the low 50s and a small chance of a spotty shower.

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    Many tri-state residents were still struggling to dig out of a weekend snowstorm Monday morning, but the view was pretty incredible from Chopper 4 as the sun came up.
    (Published Monday, Jan. 9, 2017)

    It was ice-cold for the third straight day Monday as tri-state residents continued to dig out from the weekend storm that saw more than a foot of snow dumped on parts of Long Island.

    By noon, the mercury had only climbed to 20 degrees in Central Park -- a comparatively balmy 22 degrees at LaGuardia -- though forecasters said blustery winds made it feel closer to the single digits or below.

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    Heavy snow fell last Saturday and Long Island got the most of it, with 12.5 inches reported in Orient and almost 11 inches in Mattituck, according to the National Weather Service. Rego Park, Queens, was also buried under 7.5 inches, the NWS said. Central Park reported almost 5 inches. JFK airport reported the most snow in New York City with close to 8 inches, the NWS said.

    Tri-State Residents Dodge Slick Spots as Slush Turns to IceTri-State Residents Dodge Slick Spots as Slush Turns to Ice

    Snow and slush that were dropped on the tri-state over the weekend were expected to freeze over and turn into slippery ice ahead of the Monday morning rush hour. Chris Glorioso reports.
    (Published Monday, Jan. 9, 2017)

    In New Jersey, 5.4 inches of snow fell at Newark Airport, the NWS said. The Jersey Shore got the most snow in the state, with 8.5 inches in Barnegat. In Connecticut, nearly 8 inches fell in Old Saybrook. 

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