Be prepared for a snowy, wet and very cold holiday weekend.

Local officials want residents to be prepared for a snowy, wet and very cold holiday weekend in the Tri-State area.

Predictions for snowfall in New York City and on Long Island remain at 1 - 3 inches. But forecasters today are offering more clarity on Winter Storm Harper's expected effect on the surrounding areas. 

Northeastern New Jersey and southern New York are in for 3 - 6 inches. Northwestern New Jersey and the Lower Hudson Valley, north of the Mario Cuomo Bridge, into western Connecticut could get between 6 - 10 inches. 

Here's the most recent forecast for New York City

Saturday - Cloudy. Snow will begin to fall in the afternoon. High 34. Chance of snow 60 percent. Snow accumulation less than one inch. 

Saturday Night - Rain and snow in the evening, changing to all rain overnight. Low 33. There is a 100 percent chance of precipitation.

Sunday - Rain mixed with ice in the morning. Highs in the low 40s and lows around 7 degrees.

Monday - Sunny but cold with a high of 14 and a low of 7. 

Tuesday - Sunny with a high of 29 and a low of 23. 


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