Watch for changing road conditions during the evening rush hour. Some areas that were wet will get slippery, unless treated.
A modest storm will end from west to east over southeastern New York, New Jersey and Connecticut Tuesday evening.
Total accumulations will range from a few slushy spots around the city, along the New Jersey coast and over much of Long Island, between 1 and 3 inches in the nearby northern and western suburbs and up to 5 inches or so well north and west. Parts of Long Island can pick up a coating to an inch.
During the day Tuesday, most roads from New York City on south and east were wet with rain or a mixture of rain and snow falling. However, slightly lower temperatures north and west are promoting more snow than rain or all snow.
Throughout the area, most of the accumulation will be on non-paved surfaces, so it will not be like the nor'easter of a few weeks ago. No strong wind and no power outages. However, there will be some travel problems.
As slightly colder air filters across the area Tuesday evening, some areas that received rain during the day will start getting snow, and road surface temperatures will cool.
Be on the alert for changing road conditions during evening rush hour even as the precipitation comes to an end. Some roads can become slushy and even icy, where not treated.
The potential of icy spots will linger into Wednesday morning rush hour, well in the wake of the storm under clearing skies.
The balance of the week will be free of storms. A warmup is in store over the weekend into next week.
A new tropical threat may loom for the Caribbean and North America in the not-too-distant future, while eight more weeks remain in the Atlantic hurricane season.
The greatest danger of flooding across the central United States will unfold in western Texas, where downpours will be most persistent into Monday.
Fall air has finally arrived in the northeastern United States and may yield the first frost of the season in parts of the region this weekend.
Typhoon Megi will continue to strengthen before threatening lives and property across Taiwan and eastern China this week.
The first windstorm of the season could blast the northern United Kingdom around Tuesday of this coming week as Karl arrives.
Hot, dry and windy weather into Monday will lead to an increased risk of wildfires across Southern California.
SC, GA & N FL (1888)
Southern frost, earliest frost ever so far south.
Yellowstone, MT (1926)
Minus 9 degrees F., lowest for U.S. in September. Severe widespread frost with great crop destruction. Earliest snow in Spokane Co., Washington.
Luzon, Philippines Islands (750 miles east of (1958)
Lowest pressure recorded on earth...877.0 mb or 25.90".