This story has been updated.
The brutal cold gripping the area will weaken its hold on Monday, but freezing rain and snow are expected to arrive some time late in the afternoon on Presidents' Day.
High temperatures Sunday will be in the mid-teens under sunny skies, but wind chill values will remain between -15 and -25 with winds of 8 to 13 mph.
Winter Weather Advisories have now been issued for the area from Monday afternoon through Tuesday morning.
Sunday night will be mostly clear, with a low around zero degrees.
Snow is likely on Monday, mainly after 3 p.m., with a high near 32 and wind chills of 5 and 15. The chance of precipitation is 70 percent.
Most of the area is expected to see about a coating to an inch of accumulation, with up to 1-3 inches possible in Dutchess County.
Snow, sleet and freezing rain will continue Tuesday until around 3 a.m. or 4 a.m., followed by a changeover to rain as temperatures rise, according to the National Weather Service. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches is possible with more ice and rain before the changeover occurs.
Temperatures should be around 40 degrees by 6 a.m. Tuesday.
The high on Tuesday will be near 50, with heavy rain. A total of 1 to 2 inches of rain is possible with some parts of the area seeing flash flooding, especially along the coast.
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