Despite many hoping, we wouldn't see snow this weekend, it's coming, with snowstorm warnings in effect for all of the Hudson Valley.

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for Orange, Dutchess, Ulster, Putnam and Sullivan counties for Saturday into Sunday.

The advisory in Orange and Putnam starts at 5 p.m. Saturday and lasts until 7 a.m. Sunday. In Dutchess and Ulster, the advisory starts at  7 p.m. Saturday and goes until 7 a.m. Sunday. The advisory goes from 4 a.m. Saturday until 4 a.m. Sunday in Sullivan County.

The National Weather Service issued a Winter Storm Warning from 5 p.m. Saturday until 7 p.m. Sunday for Rockland and Westchester counties.

Total Snowfall Predicted by the National Weather Service:

  • Orange and Putnam: 4 to 6 inches
  • Dutchess, Ulster, Sullivan:  2 to 5 inches
  • Rockland and Westchester:   4 to 7 inches 

"Plan on slippery road conditions. Be prepared for reduced visibilities at times. Snowfall rates up to a half an inch an hour are possible," the National Weather Service warns.

Total Snowfall Predicted by Hudson Valley Weather:

  • Most of the Hudson Valley: 3 to 6 inches
  • Lower Hudson Valley: 4 to 8 inches
  • Northern Hudson Valley/ Northern Catskills: 1 to 3 inches

According to Hudson Valley Weather, in their final snow forecast, snow will develop from Southwest to Northeast between 5 and 8 p.m., with snowfall the steadiest from 9 p.m. until 2 a.m.

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