Winter Storm Watches and Flood Warnings have been issued for this weekend.

Friday morning in the Hudson Valley was freezing! It was below 30 degrees in the Hudson Valley around 7 a.m.

"Period Of Wet Snow" Forecast For Hudson Valley


Despite the calendar turning to spring, Hudson Valley Post was warning about "winter weather" that was forecast for the region.

Hudson Valley Weather reported Friday's arctic air would set the stage for a "potential winter weather event for Friday night and Saturday."

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The trusted local weather source said there could be a "period of wet snow" that should develop Friday night into Saturday. Hudson Valley Weather reported the Hudson Valley could see " a couple of inches of wet snow" before a change to soaking rain.

No Snow But Soaking Rain For Hudson Valley

It appears the Hudson Valley has dodged the "wet snow" but the "soaking rain" will cause some issues.

"Unfortunately, our snow lovers will be left out in the cold rain once again... a common theme this winter," Hudson Valley Weather wrote on Facebook.

Flood Watch For Most Of The Hudson Valley, New York City, Long Island

National Weather Service
National Weather Service

The National Weather Service New York has issued a flood watch for Orange, Putnam, Rockland, and Westchester counties as well as all of New York City and Long Island.

A total of 2 to 3.5 inches of rain is expected, with locally higher amounts possible.

"There will be potential for flooding which could linger into Saturday night with residual runoff and for some area rivers and streams," the National Weather Service warns.

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Flood Watch For Dutchess County

National Weather Service
National Weather Service

The National Weather Service Albany also issued a flood watch for Dutchess County.

Around 2 inches of rain is expected Saturday through Saturday night with locally higher amounts.

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Our friends in the upper parts of Upstate New York are gonna see that "wet snow" that was reported. And boy could it be a lot of snow!


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