Get the coats and shovels out. Winter may be making an early arrival in Central New York with cold temperatures and plowable snow expected next month. And if that's not bad enough, the winter weather is expected to hang around a little longer than normal too.
Scattered rain showers linger today with blustery winds into the afternoon and evening. Rain gradually changes to snow with some light accumulations overnight. Most of Saturday will be dry before a few rain showers move in during the evening.
The photo above is from March of 2018 when some 40-inches of snow fell in the Mohawk Valley. We won't be getting that this weekend, according to forecasters, but we are expected to see some accumulation through Monday. A mixed precipitation is expected to fall during the overnight into Saturday …
It's two weeks from Christmas and we've seen but a dusting of snow in the Mohawk Valley and this weekend temperatures are in the lower 50s. Inevitably, snow is on the way with colder temperatures and that might come this week.