Weather to Watch: Rain, strong winds with possible mix of snow move in to finish the workweek
NOW: Quiet before the storm. A chilly night ahead with morning rain/snow/mix across the Hudson Valley during the Thursday morning commute.
NEXT: Steadier rain arrives during the evening commute Thursday. Expect steady, at times heavy, rain overnight Thursday night into early Friday morning. Isolated thunderstorms are possible. Wind gusts up to around 30-40 MPH as well.
Storm Watch Team Meteorologist Meredith Garofalo says rain moves in for Thursday and some parts of the Hudson Valley could see a mix of rain and snow.
THURSDAY: WEATHER TO WATCH -- Mainly cloudy with a few mixed snow and rain showers during the morning commute. Steadier rain, more impactful weather, arrives by evening. Highs around 50 degrees late. Steady rain and a bit gusty overnight with gusts close to 30-40 mph for a few hours. Lows around 48 degrees. Isolated thunderstorms are possible.
FRIDAY: WEATHER TO WATCH (EARLY AM) -- Steady rain early, tapering off between 6 a.m. and 9 a.m. with wind subsiding through the afternoon but wet conditions for the morning commute. Isolated thunderstorms are possible early. Rain totals between one-half inch and one inch. Much drier for the afternoon with mainly cloudy skies. Highs around 53 degrees. Lows around 30 degrees.
SATURDAY: Partly sunny to mostly cloudy. Colder but still close to seasonable. Highs around 40. Lows near 27.
SUNDAY: Sunny. Highs around 41. Lows around 27.
MONDAY: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day -- Mostly sunny. Highs around 41 degrees. Lows around 28 degrees.