STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — Seems to be as if we dodged the snow for the Monday commute however Staten Island may even see a few of the white flakes for Tuesday.
The Nationwide Climate Service is looking for an eighty-% probability of snow for Tuesday, with accumulation of round an inch — simply sufficient to make journey circumstances slick.
The snow is attributed to an “Alberta Clipper” of chilly air coming down from Canada.
In line with Accuweather.com, “An Alberta Clipper is a storm system in the course of the winter months that originates from the Canadian province of Alberta . . . The time period “clipper” originates from the clipper crusing ships due to their fast speeds. Thus, an Alberta Clipper is a fast-shifting winter storm system originating from Alberta, Canada.”
The Island ought to dry out Tuesday night and the remainder of the week appears like it is going to be precipitation-free.
Temperatures for the week will hover within the mid-to-higher 30s, with winds 5 to 10 mph.
For Groundhog Day Thursday, the forecast requires principally-solar, with temperatures within the mid-30s.