Monster Storm Blows Into NY, NJ


stormA significant winter storm is headed for the tristate region that could disrupt travel plans for many people.

The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for parts of New York and New Jersey from Wednesday afternoon until late Thursday morning, reported today.

The storm could bring four to six inches of snow in some areas north and west of New York City. Other areas could see sleet and freezing rain.

Areas outside of the snow bands could see up to 3 inches of rain.

Winds will also be an issue. High wind warnings are also posted for most of the tristate region. Gusts could hit 50 miles per hour.

Dangerous travel conditions are expected Wednesday evening through Thursday evening.

Much further upstate could see more than 15 inches of snow from the storm.

Some airlines were waiving change fees for people trying to change their flights to get out of New York ahead of the storm.

Three to five inches of snow is expected in the mid-Hudson Valley after precipitation begins late Wednesday night, possibly changing to freezing rain on Thursday.

Read more at THE NEW YORK POST

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