The National Weather Service currently has the area under a 'winter storm watch', which will likely turn into a warning as a big storm could dump more than a foot on the Hudson Valley:
* HAZARD TYPES...HEAVY SNOW POSSIBLE. * ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 9 INCHES OR MORE ARE POSSIBLE FRIDAY INTO FRIDAY NIGHT. * MAXIMUM SNOWFALL RATES...SNOW RATES MAY EXCEED ONE INCH PER HOUR DURING FRIDAY EVENING. * TIMING...SNOW WILL BEGIN FRIDAY MORNING...AND BECOME STEADY BY LATE FRIDAY AFTERNOON. THE HEAVIEST SNOWFALL WILL OCCUR ON FRIDAY EVENING...BEFORE TAPERING OFF LATE FRIDAY NIGHT INTO EARLY SATURDAY MORNING.
Alex at Hudson Valley Weather is keeping a close eye on the storm and is one of the most accurate sources for weather I've ever seen. He predicted the last few storms and the severity of Hurricane Sandy better than anyone else. Give his Facebook page a like!