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Rain-Snow Mix Mucks Up Sloppy Tuesday Morning Commute for Some

No significant accumulation fell with this system, but Storm Team 4 is tracking the chance for a coastal storm this weekend

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    Latest Forecast From Storm Team 4

    Storm Team 4 has your Tuesday forecast update. 

    (Published Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019)

    What to Know

    • A wintry mix moved into the tri-state area early Tuesday and made morning commutes in suburban areas a bit slick

    • Areas north and west of Route 280 saw a slushy coating to an inch of snow, while the highest elevation spots saw a bit more

    • Another round of rain showers return Tuesday evening into Tuesday night with overnight lows in the mid to upper 30s

    A messy wintry mix quickly moved into the tri-state area and made for sloppy commutes Tuesday morning, especially for those who live north and west of Route 280, Storm Team 4 says.

    A winter weather advisory was issued for a number of New Jersey counties as well as Ulster, Sullivan and Greene counties in New York. Check the latest severe weather alerts for your neighborhood here. Dozens of schools in the region delayed opening Tuesday. Click here to check your district.

    According to Storm Team 4, steady snow and rain showers arrived early Tuesday. Temperatures were initially cold enough for at least some snow to mix in across much of the area. But precipitation quickly changed to all rain across New York City, Long Island and Jersey Shore as temperatures rise into the 30s.

    The best chance for any snow accumulations will be north and west of the city, with accumulations up to an inch, with a bit more in the highest elevations. By about 5 a.m., the flurries and rain drops were moving out of the region. 

    Another round of rain showers return Tuesday evening into Tuesday night with overnight lows in the mid to upper 30s. 

    Cold and blustery weather returns by the end of the workweek, but Storm Team 4 says it's expected to stay dry and have more sun each day. There's the potential for a coastal storm this weekend, which Storm Team 4 is tracking. 

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