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NYC will actually see its first snowfall of the year on Friday

See when snow will move in.

Shaye Weaver
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Shaye Weaver

Will it ever actually snow here in NYC?

After being told we'd get snow this week and not seeing a single flake, we're feeling a little gaslit over here.

On Wednesday, meteorologists were again saying the white stuff is on the way but this time for real. The National Weather Service is predicting about 2-5 inches of snow accumulation on Thursday night into Friday.

New York Metro Weather, our favorite weather account on Twitter, says a disturbance is moving toward the Mid-Atlantic states and will emerge late Thursday. When it reaches us here in NYC, it'll see some amplification with low-pressure forming of the East Coast. How much the storm grows and how fast will impact the amount of accumulation we'll see.

In any case, we should get "light accumulation," starting around midnight on Thursday night. The morning commute on Friday is sure to be a mess, New York Metro Weather says. Plan accordingly!

If we do get a goodly amount of snow, here are some of the best places to go sledding and where to drink afterward.

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