Just an inch of snow expected for North Fork on Tuesday

12/09/2013 5:07 PM |
MICHAEL WHITE PHOTO | A string of arborvitae edged with wet snow.

MICHAEL WHITE PHOTO | A string of arborvitae edged with wet snow.

The North Fork is expected to dodge the majority of a snowstorm expected to hit the western part of Long Island Tuesday, with totals of up to an inch expected locally, weather experts said.

The snow will begin sometime after 7 a.m. Tuesday morning, but will change over to rain by the mid-afternoon due to a warm air mass off the coast, according to the National Weather Service station in Upton.

The South Fork is expected to get even less snow, with just a half-inch expected for the area, forecasts show.

Further west, the NWS has issued a winter weather advisory for Nassau County until 6 p.m. on Tuesday, calling for 2 to 4 inches of snow.

According to the NWS, further west on Long Island, “snow will create icy and hazardous travel conditions throughout the day.”

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