Here we go again.

Long Islanders who have been yearning to bask in the joy of the first day of spring will likely have to postpone the celebration until after Friday because—you guessed it—snow is in the forecast.

The National Weather Service in Upton issued a winter weather advisory for Nassau and Suffolk counties from 6 a.m. Friday through the evening.

The forecast calls for 3 to 6 inches of accumulation, with snowfall beginning in the morning and continuing through the night. The weather service’s projected snowfall amount was revised from earlier in the day when it originally predicated up to 4 inches of snow.

The weather service is warning drivers that reduced visibility and snow-covered roads could create hazardous travel conditions.

“A winter weather advisory means that periods of snow…sleet…or freezing rain will cause travel difficulties,” the weather service said on its website. “Be prepared for slipper roads and limited visibilities…and use caution while driving.”

Forecasters are calling for a high of 35 degrees Friday, with wind chill values between 20 and 25 degrees.

There is also a chance of snow Saturday morning, before 7 a.m. But it’ll warm up, with temperatures peaking at 45 degrees, forecaster said.

Sunday’s forecast calls for mostly sunny skies and a high of 41 degrees.

[wpdevart_facebook_comment title_text="Comments" title_text_color="#000000" title_text_font_size="22" title_text_font_family="monospace" title_text_position="left" width="100%" bg_color="#CCCCCC" animation_effect="random" count_of_comments="5" ]
Previous articleEast Patchogue Man Charged With Fatal Hit-and-run
Next article4 Long Islanders Charged in $30M Nonprofit Scam
Rashed Mian has been covering local news for the Long Island Press since 2011. He graduated from Hofstra University in 2010 where he studied print journalism. Rashed, the staff's multimedia reporter, covers daily news for the web, shoots/edits feature videos and writes about civil liberties. He loves Afghan food and sports. Rashed is also a caffeine freak. Email: Twitter: rashedmian