The New York City Emergency Management Department today issued a travel advisory for Friday, February 5, 2016. The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory from 1:00 AM through 10:00 AM Friday from Harlem to Hollis. Rain is expected to begin around 7:00 PM Thursday and will change over to snow around 3:00 AM Friday. Snow will continue through the early morning commute and will taper off around 10:00 AM. A total snow accumulation of 2-4 inches is predicted, with the heaviest snow expected to fall between 3:00 AM and 9:00 AM Friday. Temperatures Thursday night are forecast to be at or below freezing. Daytime temperatures Friday will be in the low 40s, but nighttime temperatures will drop to the high 20s, creating the potential for slick road conditions.
New Yorkers are asked to exercise caution and be prepared for limited visibility and slippery road conditions. Please allow for extra travel time during the morning and evening commutes.
For more information and safety tips, please see the following press release: http://on.nyc.gov/1oaXp6F.