Putnam and Northern Westchester will likely get snow Friday, according to the National Weather Service—not just accumulation, but also strong winds combined with snowfall that could bring blizzard-like conditions.
Cloudy skies and relatively mild temperatures on Thursday could give way to some light snow Friday morning and afternoon, mixed with freezing rain before 3 p.m. Then temperatures drop to the mid-to-low 20s and precipitation turns to all snow by Friday night.
The NWS has issued a hazardous weather outlook for Friday night, forecasting "significant snowfall, strong winds with near blizzard conditions."
Here is Friday's NWS forecast for Brewster:
Snow before 3pm, then snow and freezing rain. The freezing rain and snow could be heavy at times. High near 32. East wind 8 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100 percent. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.
Friday night likely brings more snow.
"The snow could be heavy at times. Low around 21. Blustery, with a north wind 18 to 24 mph, with gusts as high as 41 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100 percent," the forecast reads.
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