YONKERS - The Hudson Valley is under a winter storm watch over the next few days.

News 12 Meteorologist Brysen Van Eck says he expects light snow to start falling sometime around midnight tonight. He doesn't expect any significant accumulation until late Thursday afternoon.

Van Eck says the snowfall will turn heavier after 5 p.m. tomorrow will continue until around noon on Friday. Southern Westchester and Rockland counties can expect between 5-8 inches of snow while areas north of I-287 can expect between 6-10 inches.

For people travelling north, areas of upstate New York, Connecticut, and Massachusetts could see up to 18 inches of snow.