Winter Weather Advisory For Parts Of The Tri-State As Snow Moves In


snow14Updated: The Tri-state is getting a taste of winter with a mix of precipitation falling in some areas overnight and more snow set to hit the region Friday night into Shabbos.

A winter weather advisory is in effect from 1 a.m. until 4 p.m. on Shabbos for New York City, sections of northeast New Jersey and most of western Long Island.

Light snow that has been falling in many parts of Tri-state area causing rough road conditions. On Long Island, the weather created some very icy roads and led to several crashes.

With the weekend wintry weather on its way, snow removal crews are getting ready in Hackensack.

“We have about 40 personnel here at the Bergen County garage that handles all of our public properties, sidewalks, parking lots and we have about 240 plows contracted out,” said Joe Crifasi, Bergen County director of public works.

A more significant storm arrives Saturday morning, bringing one to three inches to the city and maybe twice that to the north and west. Forecasters say parts of the region could see anywhere from three to six inches of snow.

{CBS Local/ Newscenter}