Wintry Conditions Put NYC on Ice

Snow turning to freezing rain Tuesday afternoon will make for icy conditions in New York City for this evening's commute.

Temperatures were expected to climb slightly above freezing later Tuesday, leaving the area with 1 - 3 inches of snow and ice by early Wednesday.

There is a winter weather advisory in effect in the city until midnight Tuesday, at which time the precipitation is expected to stop.

Forecasters expect nearly half an inch of rainfall Tuesday night.

The worst of the wintry weather will be over by Wednesday morning with partly cloudy skies in the morning and cloudy skies in the afternoon. Remaining snow and ice should begin melting with a Wednesday afternoon high of 41 degrees.

Thursday will also be partly cloudy with highs close to 50 and lows around 38.

More relatively warm weather and rain is on the way Friday.

Temperatures are expected to cool slightly, allowing for a mix of rain and show on Saturday.

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