Blustery cold is expected to roll into the area later Wednesday, with scattered snow showers likely after 3 p.m., the National Weather Service said.
“Here comes the cold!,” News12 meteorologist Rich Hoffman said. An “ARCTIC FRONT hits Long Island Wednesday between 3pm and 8pm.”
Winds from 30 to 40 mph are expected. Wednesday night is expected to have a a low around 14., with a wind chill value between -5 and 5. Windy, with a northwest wind 23 to 26 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.
Both the morning and evening commutes could be tough: The National Weather Service warned about the possibility of black ice in the morning, in addition to possible snow coinciding with evening travelers.