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    NYC: Snow May Pay a Visit This Weekend

    By By Alex Sosnowski, senior meteorologist.
    January 17, 2014, 6:12:57 AM EST

    A series of weak storms will affect the New York City area through next week and will bring a period of snow every now and then.

    A weather pattern favoring multiple weak storms originating from western Canada is in store. While the storms will be weak, they will stir up a little wind.

    As a result the repeat of widespread dense fog from this past Wednesday is not expected.


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    Most of the storms will bring only periods of clouds. However, a small number of dozen or so storms can also bring periods of snow.

    Storm that have a chance of bringing a couple of periods of light snow or flurries in the short term is during Friday night into Saturday morning and again late Saturday night into Sunday.

    Just enough snow could fall on parts of the mid-Atlantic and southern New England to cause slippery travel, especially where the snow falls during the nighttime or at the start of the day.

    Later in the month, frigid air that pushes southward over the Midwest will turn eastward and could alter the weak storm pattern to one that favors more potent storms and heavier snow.

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    Tune in to AccuWeather Live Mornings every weekday at 7 a.m. EST. We will be talking about any chance of snow and the return of colder air.

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