A man runs down a street past snow covered cars in the Park Slope section of Brooklyn in January.Credit: Reuters
A fast-moving storm could blanket New York City with a few inches of snow Tuesday.
A low-pressure system from the west is expected to bring up to 4 inches of snow to the five boroughs beginning just in time for the morning commute, according to the National Weather Service.
Flurries will begin after midnight, with heavier snow expected between 3 and 5 a.m. The snow will change to rain in the late morning hours and is expected to clear up by the evening.
A snow alert was issued by the city's Department of Sanitation for 3 a.m. Tuesday.
This storm isn't expected to be as bad as last week's nor'easter, which dropped roughly a foot of snow on the city Thursday.
"This is not a particular strong one," said meteorologist Joey Picca with the weather service.
Still, this is already the third snowiest February on record at Central Park, according to the weather service.
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