NEW YORK, NY — New Yorkers could be in for some nasty weather the weekend following Thanksgiving, according to a National Weather Service forecast.
Snow and rain are likely to hit the city on Sunday morning, with about a 60% chance of precipitation, the weather service predicts. Don’t expect a pretty white coating on the city, as the precipitation will be mostly rain after 9 a.m Sunday, according to the National Weather Service.
Depending on the amount of snowfall, New York could be in for some slushy streets.
The first snow of the season hit New York City on Nov. 12. Even though forecasts predicted less than one inch to accumulate, city officials prepared for a blizzard. The city didn’t want to be caught off guard after a November 2018 storm, predicted as flurries, slammed the city with six inches of snow and wreaked havoc across the city.
Here’s the full National Weather Service forecast:
Wednesday: A 50% chance of showers after 9 a.m. Cloudy, with a high near 55 degrees. East winds of 5 to 11 miles per hour becoming south in the afternoon.
Wednesday night: A 30% chance of showers, mainly before 9 pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44 degrees. West winds of 13 to 22 miles per hour, with gusts as high as 33 miles per hour.
Thanksgiving Day: Mostly sunny, with a high near 51 degrees. Northwest winds of 18 to 26 miles per hour, with gusts as high as 40 miles per hour.
Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 34 degrees. Wind chill values between 25 and 30 degrees. North winds of 14 to 18 miles per hour.
Friday: Sunny, with a high near 45 degrees. North winds around 13 miles per hour.
Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 31 degrees.
Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 42 degrees.
Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34 degrees.
Sunday: Rain and snow likely, becoming all rain after 9 a.m. Cloudy, with a high near 45 degrees. The chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night: Rain likely. Cloudy, with a low around 38 degrees. The chance of precipitation is 60%.