Power restored for most as winds calm, snow coming our way Tuesday

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Ice accumulation of less than.1o of an inch and snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible. Chance of precipitation is 40 percent.

Today's forecast calls for sunny skies with a high of 45 and winds 26 to 36 miles per hour with gusts as high as 55 miles per hour.

As the snow stops falling, concerns of blowing and drifting take over.

Travel will likely be impacted in some areas later this evening, as well as on Tuesday.

Motorists should expect hard travel conditions due to snow-covered roads and reduced visibility in many parts of the region. Chance of precipitation is 90 percent.

There was an unexpected dusting of snow overnight, and a coastal flood advisory is in effect for the shorelines of Long Island Sound and the bays of eastern Long Island from 11 a.m.to 5 p.m. Monday. 1-2 inches of snow possible. But trees or power lines that were weakened by the weekend could be more susceptible to coming down by either the heavy, wet snow or wind gusts. Gusts of up to 30 miles per hour are possible. The high winds are then expected to diminish Tuesday night when it is expected to be cool and clear.

Tuesday: Mostly sunny. Wind: NW 20-40; gusty.

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Lows 40s for Wednesday with sunshine.

Fri: High: 67 Low: 37 Mostly sunny, warmer.

Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 45.

Thursday night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 29. Partly sunny, with a high near 43.

Partly cloudy, with a low around 19. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27.

Thu: High: 59 Low: 25 Sunny. A cold front will pass Monday morning with changing winds out of the northwest.

Hazardous driving conditions will exist Monday as the powerful, cross winds will pose a serious risk for drivers, especially those driving light weight and high-profile vehicles.