A late season light snow event affected the area today, with minimal accumulations under 1 inch observed for some locations. Since then, snow has ended across the area, with chilly temperatures expected to continue on Sunday. This is not the last snow event of the winter yet, however, as another storm affects the region on Monday and Tuesday, producing heavy rain as well as accumulating snow across the interior regions and parts of the area.
Saturday, March 16 Observations:
A weak low pressure moved through the Mid Atlantic, with widespread snow showers observed on Saturday. A steady period of moderate snow took place in the afternoon hours especially west of NYC, with light snow persisting through the early night hours. Temperatures peaked early in the day for most of the area around midnight in the upper 30s to low 40s across the area. During the day, temperatures peaked in the mid to upper 30s for most.