Powered by a strong band of snow, a round of moderate to heavy snowfall will arrive in the afternoon and continue through the evening in areas farther inland on Monday, Dec. 2.
There have been reports just past noontime of snowfall moving west to east, but not sticking to surfaces where the temperature is above freezing.
Nearly the entire region should see snowfall at times between 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. with generally about 1 to 2 inches of accumulation expected during that time frame.
Most of the snow will fall after dark and in areas north and west.
As for the latest expected snowfall totals, areas south of I-287 and the Merritt Parkway, including New York City, will see between 3 and 4 inches of accumulation.
Accumulation amounts will be a bit lower on Long Island, with 2 to 3 inches expected in Nassau County and 1 to 2 inches in Suffolk County.
Further inland, expect 4 to 6 inches of accumulation, with 6 to 8 inches possible in parts of Northern Westchester, Putnam, Rockland and Northern Fairfield County. (See second and third images above.)
Dutchess, Orange, Sullivan and Ulster counties in the Hudson Valley and Litchfield County in Connecticut could see anywhere from 8 inches to more than a foot of snow. (See fourth image above.)
Winter Storm Warnings remain in effect until 7 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 3 for counties shown in pink in the fourth image above. Winter Weather Advisories are in effect for the counties shown in purple.
There could be lingering snow in the morning Tuesday, mainly before dawn, before the system heads out east by 10 a.m. It will be a cloudy day with a high temperature in the upper 30s.
Wednesday, Dec. 4 will also be mostly cloudy with a high temperature around 40 degrees.
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