UPDATED 9:08am: Ramapo Highway Department Gives Storm Update

Update 9:08am: The weather maps show a major weather event with an estimated 8 to 11 inches. Please consider staying home if possible this will assist in clearing the roads.
The Town of Ramapo Highway Department is ready and will be brining at some point prior to the storm. If you have an immediate emergency, please contact your local police department for assistance.

Forecast as of 7:30 this morning.

For the upcoming system that will be working in the area, lighter snowfall may start around 10-11pm EST tonight, with more widespread snowfall starting around 1am EST Tuesday. Snow will likely be until 3pm EST Tuesday, with the heaviest snowfall period being around 5am-12pm EST Tuesday. Forecasted snowfall amounts are expected to be around 8-11″, with locally higher amounts possible. The snowfall will be of a wetter consistency, so accumulating snowfall will be likely throughout the day. Winds will also be stronger shifting NE to NW at 8-15 mph and gusting to 20-25 mph. High temperatures tomorrow will be around the mid 30s. Drier conditions are expected overnight on Tuesday.

Precipitation is forecast to start just after midnight Tuesday morning; a brief period of drizzle may be seen before mixed precipitation moves in. By 4am, snow is expected to be the only precipitation falling.

This will continue through the morning on Tuesday before tapering around 3-4pm in the afternoon, though some lingering flurries are possible into the evening.

Total snowfall is forecast to be around 6-8″, with isolated areas up to 10″ possible in elevated areas. Much of this snow will be wet-normal in type as temperatures will hover in the upper 20s. No freezing precipitation is forecast at this time.

We will keep you updated as the storm draws closer.

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