Snow squall warning issued for NYC, parts of tri-state area

NEW YORK — A snow squall warning was issued for parts of the tri-state area, including New York City on Wednesday.

Cars driving in the snow squall in midtown Manhattan on Jan. 30, 2019 (Photo: PIX11)

The warning is set to last through 4 p.m. and covers Fairfield, Nassau, New York (Manhattan) and Westchester counties.

The warning spread to counties in New Jersey as well, including Hudson, Passaic, Union, Bergen and Essex.

A snow squall is a sudden amount of moderate to heavy snowfall that includes strong, gusty winds.

Officials warned of whiteout conditions, zero visibility in snow and blowing snow and wind gusts reaching 50 mph.

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