Snow, Sleet, Ice Expected in Winter Storm

Wintry mix is expected to start late Tuesday night and fall through Wednesday afternoon, according to the NWS

A wintry mix of snow, sleet, ice and rain is expected to make landfall in Mahwah on the overnight Tuesday into Wednesday, according to the National Weather Service.

The NWS issued a Winter Weather Advisory and Hazardous Weather Outlook for the region that will be in effect from midnight through 4 p.m. Wednesday. It forecasts that rain, sleet and snow will begin before 10 p.m. Tuesday.

The overall snow accumulation for the storm is about 1 to 4 inches, with the possibility of an additional 0.2 of an inch worth of ice also accumulating on the ground.

The weather is expected to calm after the storm clears out Wednesday afternoon.

Check the NWS Forecast for Mahwah for the rest of the week:

Tuesday Night: A chance of rain and snow before 10pm, then snow. Low around 29. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Wednesday: Snow, freezing rain, and sleet before 1pm, then a chance of rain and sleet. High near 35. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming light and variable in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New ice accumulation of 0.1 to 0.2 of an inch possible. New snow and sleet accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. West wind 3 to 5 mph.
Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 40. West wind 6 to 11 mph.
Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 21. Northwest wind around 6 mph.
Friday: Sunny, with a high near 31.
Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 20.
Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 43.
Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 26.

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