Tri-State Region awakens to first snow of season

dog-snow-FIAn upper level disturbance will track through the Tri-State Region this morning, bringing a mix of rain and snow to the area, the National Weather Service said.

Skies will clear up this afternoon as high pressure begins to build in from the west. The high will build over the area tonight into Tuesday morning, then low pressure will deepen off of Cape Hatteras and may clip the area with precipitation by late in the day, the weather service said.

Today will see periods of rain and snow before 2 p.m., then a slight chance of rain between 2 and 3 with a high near 45 with southeast wind of 5 to 9 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 80%. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than a half inch is possible.

Tonight will be mostly clear, with a low around 29 and northwest wind 6 to 8 mph. Tuesday, there is a  30% chance of rain, mainly after 5 p.m., increasing clouds and a high near 42. Wind chill values will be  between 25 and 35.

No further snow is forecast for the coming week.

 

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