The National Weather Service, New York City Area Office, is noting the models are moving more warm air into the NYC metro area as the storm develops Saturday night.
At the moment, here’s how it might play out…..
Saturday morning: Light, pretty looking snow, into the afternoon.
Saturday evening/night: Heaviest snowfall, becoming rain by morning-ish.
Some freezing rain and ice pellets during the change-over.
Here’s a sample forecast -Southern Westchester:
Saturday Snow, mainly after 7am. High near 30. East wind 7 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.
Saturday Night Snow before 1am, then rain and snow. Low around 27. East wind 10 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday Rain and snow likely before 10am, then a slight chance of rain between 10am and 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 38. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Here’s the 6:30pm Thursday evening forecast snowfall map for the weekend’s storm: