December Snow Flurries to Make Way for Rain Showers - NBC New York

December Snow Flurries to Make Way for Rain Showers

A disturbance that sent snow showers across the Great Lakes moved toward the tri-state and brought some of the white stuff to the region on Thursday

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    Latest Forecast From Storm Team 4

    Latest Forecast From Storm Team 4

    (Published Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018)

    What to Know

    • Storm Team 4 says areas in and around NYC will see little snow accumulation on Thursday with areas to the north and west getting 1-3 inches

    • A more powerful storm system arrives Friday with much warmer temperatures and heavy rain for the first half of the weekend

    • The start of the work week next week is expected to stay dry with temperatures in the 40s

    Snow flurries that fell on some parts of the tri-state area will make way for some showers Thursday evening — and the weather will stay fairly dreary for the next few days, Storm Team 4 says. 

    A disturbance that sent snow showers across the Great Lakes moved toward the tri-state and brought some of the white stuff to the region on Thursday.

    The snow will change to rain later on in the day, leading into a mild Friday, according to Storm Team 4. 

    A more powerful storm system arrives Friday with much warmer temperatures and heavy rain for the first half of the weekend, forecasters said. Highs on Saturday could reach 50 degrees. It begins to clear up Sunday, but temperatures will dip back into the 40s.

    The start of the work week next week is expected to stay dry with temperatures in the 40s.

    Sunday is expected to be drier, but rain is still possible, Storm Team 4 said. 

    Meteorologists said that although little accumulation was expected in and around New York City, areas to the west and north could see anywhere from 1 to 3 inches. 

    The snow will still make for slick travel conditions on Thursday. The city's emergency department has issued a travel advisory. See the full advisory from the city.

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