NEW YORK — Parts of the tri-state area were blanketed by snow Saturday with winter storm warnings in place throughout the region.
Forecasters at the National Weather Service are calling for 4 to 8 inches of snow in Nassau County, Queens and Brooklyn. Portions of Suffolk County could see between 7 and 12 inches. The NWS projects the Montauk area could see between 12 to 18 inches.
The snow started Saturday morning, light at first, before intensifying during the afternoon, falling heavily especially in Suffolk, before tapering off during the evening.
Temperatures will stay frigid throughout the day in the low 20s.