New York (CBS New York) – A major winter storm hits our area on Wednesday, making it the first major snowfall of its kind in many years in New York City.
Current forecasts estimate 5-10 inches of snow in the Big Apple, further north and west.
See: CBS 2’s Vanessa Murdoch Project with Snow Total
Timeline of the storm:
4 pm-7 pm: In the first half of the afternoon, especially in the south and west, a little snow begins to fall, but it mainly develops after 4 pm.
7 pm-11 pm: Heavy snowfall and heavy snowfall at night.
11 pm-7 am: This is the most intense period of the storm, with speeds of 1-2 inches or more per hour, and occasional snowfall along the coast. Occasional thunderstorms are possible. The northern and western parts of New York City are likely to experience one or more feet of snow, including parts of New Jersey and Connecticut. As you go south and east and get closer to the coast the total will decrease.
7 to 11 p.m.: Early morning snow falls, early morning snow falls. There may still be some mixing in the south and east.
The cold will last for a few days after the storm, so do not expect rapid melting. Complex things, the ability to refresh anything that melts.
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