STORM WATCH: Heavy rain & wind to impact travel starting Tuesday afternoon
News 12 Storm Watch Team meteorologists are tracking wet weather that is expected to begin Tuesday afternoon and last through Wednesday morning - just in time for holiday traveling. News 12 will continue to monitor any changes in the forecast and its impacts on flights and roadways.
News 12 Storm Watch Team Meteorologist Addison Green says rain will move in Tuesday afternoon. Some northern parts of the region could see snow.
NOW: Dry and chilly today with highs in the 40s.
NEXT: STORM WATCH - Rain and gusty winds move in Tuesday afternoon through early Wednesday. Parts of Ulster County will see an initial period of wet snow!
FORECAST: TONIGHT: Variably cloudy and cold with lows mostly in the 20s.
TUESDAY: STORM WATCH (PM) -- Dry to start with increasing clouds. Highs around 48 degrees. Rain develops after 4pm. The wind will pick up through the day, too. In northern Ulster County, expect an initial period of wet snow before changing to rain through the evening. A wet few inches of snow is possible in highest elevations of Ulster County. Elsewhere, this will be all rain. Ponding is possible overnight into early Wednesday. WIND GUSTS: 20 to 35 MPH. Check with your air carrier if flying Tuesday into Wednesday. If you are driving, be prepared for a slow-go Tuesday evening and early Wednesday. Lows near 42 degrees.
WEDNESDAY: STORM WATCH (AM) - Moderate to heavy rain during the early morning, ending before 9am. Mostly cloudy and breezy for the afternoon. Highs around 54 degrees. Lows around 35 degrees.
THURSDAY: THANKSGIVING - Sun and clouds -- breezy and dry -- highs around 49 degrees. Lows near 34 degrees. FRIDAY: BLACK FRIDAY - Partly sunny to mostly cloudy. Highs around 48 degrees. Lows near 35 degrees. SATURDAY: Partly sunny to mostly cloudy. Highs around 46 degrees. Lows near 34 degrees. SUNDAY: Partly sunny to mostly cloudy. Highs around 45 degrees. Lows near 32 degrees.