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Blizzard Conditions Possible w/ 7-10 Inches of Snow; 45 MPH Winds

(PHOTO: Forecast snows snow coming into the area from 6pm January 28th Friday through Saturday afternoon Januaryu 29th. Credit: Tropical Tidbits.)
(PHOTO: Forecast snows snow coming into the area from 6pm January 28th Friday through Saturday afternoon Januaryu 29th. Credit: Tropical Tidbits.)

The National Weather Service predicts heavy snow and wind gusts Friday night into Saturday.

The City of Rye reminds residents to secure outdoor furniture and remove cars from public streets for street cleaning purposes. Sidewalk snow removal must be done within 24 hours following the end of each snow event.

Here is what the forecast looks like as of 7pm Friday:

Overall

Heavy snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 7 to 10 inches. Winds gusting as high as 45 mph. Near blizzard conditions are possible for a period on Saturday.

Friday Night Tonight
Snow, mainly after 10pm. Low around 15. Wind chill values between 5 and 10. North wind 6 to 11 mph increasing to 12 to 17 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 29 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.
Saturday
Snow, mainly before 4pm. High near 24. Wind chill values between -10 and zero. Windy, with a north wind 22 to 28 mph, with gusts as high as 43 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 4 to 8 inches possible.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow before 9pm. Cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around 9. Wind chill values between -10 and zero. Blustery, with a northwest wind 18 to 23 mph, with gusts as high as 38 mph.

Useful Contacts:

Con Ed:
1-800-752-6633 or view the ConEd outage map.

Con Edison customers can sign up for text notifications at www.conEd.com/text. Customers can also text REG to OUTAGE (688243) and follow the prompts. You will need to enter your Con Edison account number to complete the registration process. Once you’ve registered, you will not need your account number to report or check the status of a power problem.

Verizon:
1-800-VERIZON (837-4966 landline services) 1-800-922-0204 (wireless services) or view service outage info.

Altice:
Residential customer service: 718-860-3513 or storm info and outage map.

Non-emergency Rye Police Department: 914-967-1234

For true emergencies, please call 911.

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