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Snowstorm Hits Peekskill, Closing Schools, Creating Slick Roads

Snow-covered scene in downtown Ossining late Monday morning.
Snow-covered scene in downtown Ossining late Monday morning. Photo Credit: Sam Barron

WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. – Snow started falling throughout Westchester County just as the morning commute began Monday morning, leading to treacherous driving and walking conditions and school closures.

Accumulating snow is expected to continue until about 3 p.m. Monday afternoon with total daytime accumulations of between 3 to 5 inches expected, according to the National Weather Service. Locally higher amounts of up to 8 inches are possible, especially near the coast.

A Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until 7 p.m. Monday’s high temperature will be between 30 and 32 degrees.

Accidents were reported during the Monday morning commute on I-287, I-684, I-95, the Bronx River, Hutchinson River, Taconic and Saw Mill River parkways as well as Route 9A.

Minor delays were reported on the Metro-North Harlem and Hudson lines.

After a mostly sunny day Tuesday with a high near 34, more snow is expected to arrive Tuesday after 11 p.m. and continue into Wednesday before changing to freezing rain and sleet. That storm could also produce between 3 and 5 inches of snow.

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