Northern Westchester will likely get hit with a major snowstorm Friday night, according to the National Weather Service—strong winds combined with heavy snowfall could bring blizzard-like conditions.
The NWS has issued a winter storm watch for Friday night, forecasting "significant snowfall, strong winds with near blizzard conditions."
Here's the NWS forecast for Friday:
- Snow before 3pm, then rain, snow, and sleet. The rain and snow could be heavy at times. High near 36. East wind 6 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow and sleet accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
- Friday Night Snow with areas of blowing snow. The snow could be heavy at times. Low around 21. Blustery, with a north wind 16 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 43 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 7 to 11 inches possible.
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