UPDATE: The National Weather Service is no longer certain that the East End will get snow, sleet and freezing rain Monday. This morning the weather service stated it was 100% certain of precipitation, but by 5 p.m. the forecast reads that there is a 60% chance of a wintry mix.
Snow freezing, rain and sleet are likely Monday night, becoming all snow after 10 p.m. Snow and sleet accumulation is expected to be less than 1 inch.
ORIGINAL: 100% Chance of Snow, Sleet for the Hamptons Monday
A snow and ice storm expected to strike the East End is getting a much later start than originally anticipated.
Failing to begin Sunday night, the weather event is building Monday. According to the National Weather Service, there is a 100% chance of precipitation Monday morning, and an 80% chance Monday night. Rain and snow are forecast for before 3 p.m., then becoming snow and sleet.
“Total daytime snow and sleet accumulation of less than a half inch possible,” the weather service states.
The high temperature will be near 33 degrees, with wind chills between 15 and 20 degrees. A northeast wind will be around 21 miles per hour, with gusts as high as 32 miles per hour.
Monday night, snow and sleet will become all snow after 10 p.m., with a low temperature around 24 degrees and wind chill values between 10 and 20 degrees. Snow and sleet accumulation of less than a half inch is possible.
A winter weather advisory is in effect through 6 a.m. Tuesday.
Tuesday and Wednesday are expected to range from partyly cloudy to mostly sunny.