Closer, but warmer, so less snow

The storm taking shape along the southeastern US coast this morning is expected to move a bit closer to us, keeping us in warm air longer and reducing the forecast snow amounts….

Link to maps of forecast snow amounts….
http://www.erh.noaa.gov/okx/stormtotalprecip.php

From the National Weather Service Forecast Discussion..
AREAS ROUGHLY N/W OF I-287…INCLUDING INTERIOR SW CT WILL SEE A
MIXTURE OF RAIN AND SNOW THIS MORNING CHANGE TO ALL SNOW THIS
AFTERNOON. INTERIOR SW CT COULD SEE SOME SLEET MIX IN AS WELL.
STILL EXPECTING 6-12 INCHES OF SNOW ACROSS THIS AREA…EXCEPT 4-8
INCHES STILL ACROSS INTERIOR W CT. HIGHEST SNOW AMOUNTS WILL BE
ACROSS FAR W ORANGE COUNTY.

AREAS ALONG THE I-95 CORRIDOR THROUGH COASTAL SW CT…INCLUDING
ALL OF UNION COUNTY AND NORTHERN QUEENS/MANHATTAN/THE BRONX IN
NYC…AND INTERIOR SE CT SHOULD SEE A MIXTURE OF RAIN/SNOW/SLEET
CHANGE TO ALL SNOW BY LATE THIS AFTERNOON/EARLY THIS EVENING WITH
1 TO 5 INCHES OF ACCUMULATION.

ACROSS THE REMAINDER OF THE AREA INCLUDING THE REST OF
NYC…EXPECT MAINLY RAIN THIS MORNING…MIXING WITH SLEET AND SNOW
THIS AFTERNOON…AND POSSIBLY CHANGING TO ALL SNOW BEFORE ENDING.
EXPECT GENERALLY LESS THAN 2 INCHES OF SNOW IN THIS AREA…WITH
MOST OF LONG ISLAND RECEIVING LITTLE IF ANY ACCUMULATING SNOW.

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