Below, updates will be posted on the storm currently affecting the region.
10:30 PM: Heavy Rain Continues; Snow To Fall Soon Inland
No update will be posted to the pages tonight. The 5-day forecast and winter pages will be updated on Thursday afternoon, with a discussion on the forecast to be posted in the evening.
Main forecast highlight: Very cold temperatures are expected for Saturday night into Sunday as a strong yet brief trough moves over the region. On Saturday night, the entire area is expected to drop into the 20s, including NYC where lows will be in the upper 20s to lower 30s. Widespread low to mid 20s are expected in NE NJ, Rockland/Westchester counties, southern CT and parts of Long Island, with temperatures dropping into the upper 10s for parts of NW NJ and Orange county. Sunday will bring widespread highs in the upper 30s across the area with a few lower 40s expected in the immediate NYC area.
7:30 PM: Heavy Rain To Soon Move In
This storm will not end up as wet as originally expected with the low pressure slightly further west than expected and the faster timing of the storm, although additional moderate to heavy rain will continue tonight. Including the totals through this evening, the final storm total rainfall is expected to end up between 1.5 and 2 inches inland and 1 to 2 inches across the rest of the area. Rain amounts may be locally higher north/west of NYC and in parts of Long Island. For the interior parts of the area, light snow accumulations are expected, with at least 1 to 4 inches of snow. The highest accumulations will end up near far NW Sussex county and Orange county in NY.