The final days of 2021 are a little warmer than usual, and wetter than most would like — but there may be a well-timed break for New Year's Eve.
Snow and rain showers yet again returned late Tuesday, and are expected to last into Wednesday morning. Freezing precipitation can be expected in the far north and west of the city, along with the potential for snow accumulating to less than an inch. But nearly all the rest of the tri-state can expect rain.
A winter weather advisory was in effect for north and west of New York City until 7 a.m., with a glaze of ice possibly forming overnight in addition to a dusting of snow.
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Once the precipitation moves on, the rest of Wednesday should be cloudy yet dry with highs around 47 degrees. The rainy cycle doesn't leave yet, however, with more rain coming overnight into Thursday. Check the latest weather alerts for your neighborhood here.
Temperatures should stay in the mid-and-upper 40s for the remainder of the year, preventing any of the storms from dumping snow on most of the region.
It's still early, but New Year's Eve looks to be dry with highs at almost 50 degrees before, then we're looking at a damp start to the new year, with rain in the forecast both Saturday and Sunday. Some colder air settles in after that, with the first workweek of 2022 expected to feature temperatures around freezing at the start.
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