The first accumulating snowfall of the season will pack a strong punch Saturday, with up to a half a foot possible in much of the tristate region.
Between 3 and 6 inches of snow is expected throughout the area, with higher amounts farther east. For updated projections from the National Weather Service, check the image above.
A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect for the tristate area from early Saturday morning to early Sunday morning.
Motorists should anticipate slippery roads with “significant reductions in visibility at times with accumulation on pavement more likely in the afternoon and evening," according to the National Weather Service.
Saturday will be brisk with a daytime high around the freezing mark and the wind-chill factor between 20 and 25 degrees.
Snowfall should begin sometime in the mid to late morning Saturday and taper off by midnight.
Sunday will be mostly sunny with a high in the mid-30s.
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