Will Long Island See Snow Friday?

Long Island weather forecast

It’s going to start to feel a lot more like winter on Long Island with temperatures dipping below freezing and snow impacting the Friday morning rush hour.

The Island, which has been unburdened by serious snowfall so far this winter, could receive between 1-4 inches.

In preparation for the storm, the weather service on Thursday issued a winter weather advisory for Nassau and Suffolk counties ending Friday at 10 a.m.

In its statement, the weather service said inclement weather could lead to hazardous travel on local roadways.

The advisory means “periods of snow…sleet…or freezing rain will cause travel difficulties,” the weather service said. “Be prepared for slippery roads and limited visibilities…and use caution while driving.”

Forecasters said snow is likely to begin falling late Thursday and continue through Friday’s rush hour.

Along with some snowflakes, Long Islanders should prepare for freezing temperatures.

On Thursday, temperatures are expected to top out at 35, with wind chills between 15 and 25 throughout the day and night.

Long Islanders awoke to brisk air Thursday morning, with the wind chill coming in at 17 in Farmingdale and 18 in Westhampton.

There’s currently an 90-percent and 40-percent chance of precipitation Thursday and Friday, respectively.

Forecasters said there’s a 50-percent chance of light snow Saturday. Sunday is expected to be mostly sunny with below-freezing temperatures.