A major storm that the National Weather Service is calling "multiple hazards" is approaching this region and the entire Northeast.
A warning of winter weather is valid from Saturday at 4 p.m. Until 10 a.m. Sunday in North Jersey and its surroundings.
Mixed rainfall is expected (see second image above) with total snow and sleet accumulations of 2 to 4 inches of snow in most of the area.
The highest snow totals will be in Orange and Putnam counties, according to the National Meteorology Service. Ice accumulations of one-tenth to one-quarter of an inch are expected.
With roads covered in snow and ice, travel conditions will be dangerous. Hurricane winds of up to 30 miles per hour on Sunday, the accumulation of snow and ice can knock down tree branches and power lines and can cause blackouts.
The snow will arrive after 4 p.m. on Saturday, January 19, on a cloudy day, with the maximum reached in the mid-30s and the values of the thermal sensation between 20 and 25.
The precipitations will be the most intense during the night until Sunday and gradually until Sunday afternoon.
That storm will continue to freeze, as an explosion of Arctic Air will bring the coldest air of the season.
The slow night of Sunday night until the day of Martin Luther King Jr., on Monday, January 21, will be in the unique digits.
Monday will be mostly sunny and cold, with a high temperature in the lower teens.
On Tuesday, January 22, it will be mostly sunny with a maximum in the upper 20s.
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